Madona to host first international bodyguard school in Baltics

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In Late February the first international bodyguard school will be opened in Madona, Inese Elsiņa, a journalist at the local Stars daily told Latvian Radio Tuesday.

The school will be ran by one Riga-born Iljass Mahamajevs, who chose the small city for its infrastructure.

Lessons on theory will take place at the Madona Sports School, the shooting range of which will be used for weapons training. The nearby former USSR army base in Mārciena parish is to host training exercises.

The owners of the school have already concluded agreements with the parish to use the former army base.

This could be the first such school in the Baltics as beforehand there have only been courses offered to aspiring private protectors. The school will offer courses to civil bodyguards, as well as to bodyguards who'll be working in combat zones.

The latter will be given first aid training as well as taught driving in extreme conditions and evacuating people with choppers.

The international school has three instructors as of now, with peacekeeping experience in Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Bosnia and other hot spots. 

The school will only admit people who have served in the army and have experience in local or international peacekeeping operations. 


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