The Raven Symbol- For the Native Northwest Coast people the raven symbolizes creation, knowledge, prestige as well as the complexity of nature. For Elite Defense Institute the Raven symbolizes the reminder and value of life, that all lives are sacred and the use of self-defense holds with it a significant responsibility and should only be conducted only in the preservation of life. This is our MISSION.

E.D.I Reviews

“Our security agency utilizes Elite Defense Institute for all our training needs. We appreciate the knowledge and skills Clint brings to the table. Thank you!”
-Jon Schleiff Operations Commander, 49th State Security Services

“I recently received Israeli Tactical Shooting training from Mr. Shultz. This was by far one of the best experiences I’ve had in a self-defense training workshop. ” -Mark Instance

“Awesome class! Great instructor, both patient and firm in balanced portions, and very knowledgeable.” -Josh Kolean

“The motto for EDI “leadership by example” is perfect. Because the leadership was outstanding. ” -Kim Kirby

“An instructor who excels at imparting the knowledge he has on martial arts and self-defense.” -Eric Johnson

“Welcoming to all. The highly skilled instructors know how to create a great class for all who attend….from the beginner to the more experienced.” -Carlen Williams

“I have always been impressed with Instructor Clint’s passion for martial arts. There have been many times I have enjoyed watching this passion radiate through the entire class. He is a talented teacher, and has the knowledge and depth to engage experienced martial artists, and the patience to work with beginners.” -Chris Baldwin