​​​The Defense Offense Academy is a mobile training school offering private firearm and self defense training classes. Based in West Palm Beach, Florida we offer the convenience of coming to your home, office, or organization to present the training you’re looking for.​

​​​​​My name is Don Cannato and I am a former Military Police (Army Veteran) and an NRA certified firearms instructor. ​Since I left the service, I have been helping civilian students gain knowledge and experience with firearms, along with empty hand (unarmed) training. From the fundamentals to advanced techniques, I can help you find the most practical way to deal with violent threats and attacks.



If you're new to guns and just want a safety and operation course, I have it. If you haven't been shooting in a while and just need to refresh, I can help you. Maybe you just want some pointers and have some fun, we have a friendly Meetup group for that. Last but not least, If you're looking for advanced concealed carry defensive training, I have a unique method of instruction that will give you your best chance of surviving  an attack.

My method of self-defense instruction is neither traditional nor ordinary. I discovered, from actual experiences, that most typical training would not be effective while under the stress of a real attack.

Please check "Classes" page for some of the training I offer.​​

Please leave message as I am often teaching a class. I usually return calls within an hour.
       Contact me at or 561-601-2355​

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