Gold Membership


12 Teaching Formats & 11 Manuals

There are 12 different revenue streams and training programs that are included in the Gold Membership. You can specialize in 2 or 3, or run all 12, if you wish. Each program generates its own income. Additionally, you will receive the digital and hard copy manuals that go with each program.

Programs Included in Basic Membership:

• 10 Week Academies
• 5 Week Academies
• 1 Day Survival Camps
• 1 Day Kids Camps
• Active Shooter Response Training
• Real Estate Safety & Self Defense Training
• Teen & College Safety
• Anti-Bully Response Training
• Protection Specialist Training
• Corporate & Group Training
• Team Building Workshops
• Elite Private Training

Online C.O.B.R.A.™ Instructor Certification Training

With hundreds of videos and detailed text, C.O.B.R.A.™ Creator, Chris Sutton walks you through every element of the C.O.B.R.A.™ system.

  • View video instruction from ‘How to set up Orientations’, to the Psychology of Self-defense, to the demos, drills, scenarios, scenario evaluations, and a wealth of individual techniques -- to the Academy finale: the Matrix test.
  • Walk step-by-step through all 20 days of the C.O.B.R.A.™ 10 Week Academy curriculum.
  • View a full 1 Day Survival Camp from start to finish.
  • View videos of actual C.O.B.R.A.™ classes to see the instructor/student relationship.
  • The Instructor Manual (Digital format, PDF)
  • The 10 Week Academy Curriculum Guide (Digital format, PDF)
  • The Psychology of Self-Defense book (Digital format, PDF)
  • Marketing manual (Digital format, PDF)
  • 7 other books and manuals to support all revenue streams and programs.
24/7 Training Video Access

After your certification is complete, you will continue to have 24/7 access to all training videos and online material for as long as you are a licensed C.O.B.R.A.™ facility. Hundreds of training and business marketing videos at your disposal.

Training Package Mailed to You

Upon enrolling in the C.O.B.R.A.™ Instructor Certification Program, we will mail you an Instructor Training Package that you can use in combination with your online training. The package includes:

  • The Instructor Manual
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • The 10 Week Academy Curriculum Guide
  • Additional Curriculum Manual
  • The Adult Student Manual
  • The Kids' Student Manual
  • Active Shooter Response Plan Manual
  • Real Estate Safety Manual
  • Bully Response Plan Manual
  • The Psychology of Self-Defense book
  • Marketing and Social Media manual
  • Full 1-hour CD audio interview with Chris Sutton
  • Decal stickers
Direct Support from the C.O.B.R.A.™ Headquarters

We are serious about providing great support. You will have access to C.O.B.R.A.™ Executives. From Chris Sutton to Regional Directors, talk to C.O.B.R.A.™ Executives directly to get your questions answered.

Complete Marketing System

Once you complete the Instructor Certification Training and pass the online tests, get up and running fast with marketing material such as social media resources, up-sell letters, sample email letters, online and print advertisements, brochures, custom website as well as C.O.B.R.A.™ branding materials like logos, t-shirt designs, certificate designs and many others that are downloadable from your account 24/7.

But not only do we provide the tools, we also provide comprehensive information about when and how to market, use of social media and much more. We will also send you a physical package in the mail of C.O.B.R.A.™ marketing material.

Certification Package Mailed to You

Once you complete the instructor certification training and pass the online tests, we will mail you your official C.O.B.R.A.™ Instructor Certification, and your other official C.O.B.R.A.™ material.

Monthly C.O.B.R.A.™ License

The monthly C.O.B.R.A.™ Licensing allows you to use the C.O.B.R.A.™ name and continued access and use of all the provided C.O.B.R.A.™ material as well as support from C.O.B.R.A.™ Creator, Chris Sutton.

Instructors agree to pay the monthly licensing fee for 12 months. After the initial 12 months, the license agreement is month-to-month. Read the full license agreement here.

Custom Website

Get your own beautiful, modern C.O.B.R.A.™ website, professionally designed to drive traffic from search engines, engage a wide audience, get them excited about your next C.O.B.R.A.™ class. This website gets the phone ringing and the emails coming in!

The website uses the latest and greatest technology such as responsive web design, which allows the site to display well on any device, whether on desktop computer, laptop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. It's the same site the official C.O.B.R.A.™ Headquarters uses to drive interest and sign-ups.

Exclusive Gold Territory
Get listed as an Official C.O.B.R.A.™ Instructor

Get listed as an official C.O.B.R.A.™ Training Facility on the official C.O.B.R.A.™ Training Facility Locator Map, our Global Smartphone App, and elsewhere. People interested in self-defense use the Training Facility Locator Map to find the right C.O.B.R.A.™ Training Facility for them.

C.O.B.R.A.™ Merchandise Discounts

As an official C.O.B.R.A.™ Training Facility, you will get wholesale pricing for C.O.B.R.A.™ merchandise which you can sell to your students.

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