Bodyguard Training


In the Bodyguard series, Connor encounters many dangerous situations. These videos show some worst case scenarios and what you can do should you encounter them.

“Stay Safe!”

– Chris

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How to escape zip ties:

In AMBUSH Connor is restrained with zip-ties. Learn how he manages to escape his bonds, courtesy of ITS Tactical.


What to do if pirates attack you:

In RANSOM merciless pirates try to hijack a boat. Would you know what to do if pirates attacked you?
Here’s your chance to learn how to Detect, Deter, Destroy…


How to escape a burning vehicle:

At the beginning of Bodyguard: Hostage Connor’s dad has to escape a vehicle with his VIP. Here are some tips on how to get out of a burning vehicle – fast!


Disengagement techniques:

What to do if someone grabs hold of you or your VIP? Here’s a short video showing ‘disengagement’ techniques.


Behind the scenes with Chris Bradford:

A ‘behind the scenes’ look at author Chris Bradford as he embarks on a photo shoot in a disused cement works in Sussex with experimental photographer, Danny Fitzpatrick, for Bodyguard.


US Secret Service Training:

This video shows the US Secret Service in training. Agents and instructors explain the demands of the job. Being a Close Protection Officer, Bodyguard or Secret Service Agent is a tough job!


How to escape from a chase:

What would you do if you were being chased? Would you know the best way to escape? As a bodyguard, when you’re with your VIP you need to make sure you know the fastest route out of any dangerous situation. This video shows how knowledge really can out-run ability.

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Chris Bradford is a true believer in ‘practising what you preach’. For his award-winning Young Samurai series, he trained in samurai swordmanship, karate, ninjutsu and earned his black belt in Zen Kyu Shin Taijutsu.

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NEW IDEA ALERT! Excited to hand my finished proposal to my agent for a brand new book series. It’s still TOP SECRET and promises a thrilling hybrid novel (story and graphic novel) with a great twist in the tale! Watch this space for further updates👁…

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