Welcome to DEFENSEWORKS
Wesley Manko, M.P.A.
Certified Systema Instructor
Owner and Chief Instructor
DEFENSEWORKS provides safe and practical self-defense workshops for businesses, non-profits and individuals. DEFENSEWORKS was started by Mr. Wes Manko, one of America's foremost self-defense experts and a Certified Systema - Russian Martial Art Instructor. A nationally published author his work has appeared in such prestigious periodicals as Black Belt Magazine, @LAW, and others. His expertise has been featured on local television and radio news programs. His academic background consists of college degrees in Police Science, Criminal Justice as well as a Master's Degree in Public Administration. This provides him with a well rounded scientific approach to preventing violence and teaching effective self-defense. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Mount Mary University where he teaches a course on woman's self-defense.
Graduates of the International Summer Training Camp in Canada. Mr. Manko is located in the middle of the class.