Mount St. Joseph University

Criminology Club hosts Mike and Debbie Gardner from the Survive Institute November 16, 2012


Man and woman posing.

The Criminology Club hosts an event featuring Mike and Debbie Gardner from Survive Institute on November 16, 2012.  Students and members of the community gather to learn simple techniques to protect themselves with items such as a water bottle and a cell phone. Following their motto "L'ove is all you need", the Gardner's teach simple, healthy, and effective alternatives to traditional self-defense methods. The Gardner's demonstrate these techniques to help everyone feel confident and prepared if a risky situation arises!

The founders of Survive Institute, Mike and Debbie Gardner have appeared in National and International news,  They have appeared on programs such as The O'Reilly Factor, The Morning Show, The Today Show (Sydney, Australia), and magazines such as Women's Day, Vogue Magazine, and Crime Fight Magazine. In addition, they have demonstrated these techniques to agencies such as The White House (G.W. Bush), Duke Energy, General Electric, Ohio Crime Prevention Association, Ohio Fire Chiefs Association, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Thanks to the Criminology Club for hosting this free demonstration.