Combat Mindset Workshops

Actionable, Principle Based Learning

I understand the effort it takes to find just the right speaker or presenter because I, too, have sat through countless lectures, seminars and key note speeches. Whether they were good, bad or terrible – it all came down to two things:

  • the quality of the speaker
  • the way his/her message was delivered

In order to effectively present my message, it should be interactive and memorable. By the time my presentation is over, the audience will have something of value to take away. They will also have actionable points they can take back and put into practice. My team and I will work with you every step of the way to understand your needs and bring them into focus.

If you want something other than party tricks or a clown… hit us up and we'll give your audience a presentation that's useful and not easily forgotten.


About Michael Saad

Michael Saad is a straight-forward and easy to follow Results Coach that helps athletes, fighters and tactical operators get mentally and physically stronger.

An international security consultant, Muay Thai instructor and mixed martial arts conditioning coach – Michael is an entertaining, dynamic and knowledgeable speaker that never fails to deliver.

Combining over two decades of experience with his straight forward instruction style, Michael is as energetic on a stage as he is on the training mats.

Once called the Tony Robbins for pipe hitters*, Michael knows full well how miserable it can be to sit in a death by PowerPoint lecture, or in an audience, listening to some ‘expert’ talk about what they’ve only read in a book. Always entertaining and interactive, his presentations are updated constantly to keep with the ever-changing world we live in.

Most Popular Topics

  • Combat Mindset
  • Self Defense
  • Self Improvement
  • Overcoming Trauma
  • Leadership
  • Personal Development
  • Life Balance
  • Threat Assessments

Most Common Event Formats

Michael can adapt to any need, but here are a few of the more common formats that are requested:

Keynote Presentation

Leave your conference participants energized with a program that not only inspires and excites them but also engages them with deeper, thought provoking material. Short and sweet, this presentation is packed with real-life examples, humor and research-backed concepts that will stay with the audience long after it’s over.
Average Time: 1-2 hours

Keynote Experience

The perfect way to begin — or end — any convention, conference or retreat. The Keynote Experience uses Michael’s special blend of humor, theory, anecdotes, research and stories to create an atmosphere of energy, support and meaningful engagement between audience members.Hands-on, interactive exercises bring the message to life, allowing participants to learn about the material, each other and themselves. With a series of exclusive exercises and activities, the participants learn about personal growth and self-empowerment in a slightly longer, more intensive program.
Average Time: 2-4 hours


Having spent 6 years in developing countries and other hostile environments, Michael has plenty to share. His testimonials range from spiritual to tactical, and his motivational and inspiring stories will have the audience either on the edge of their seats, or in tears.
Average Time: 1-2 hours


Mastermind presentations take Michael’s signature audience interaction style and make it the focus. Geared towards participation, strategizing and group collaboration, these sessions are all about accomplishing a shared agenda – for this reason, masterminds are limited to 10-30 people.
Average Time: 8-20 hours


Whether live or virtual, one-on-one or as a strategy group, coaching helps people overcome the trauma of the past, bringing them closer to their future goals.
Average Time: 1-2 hours

Mini Workshop

These interactive, hands-on training sessions have been held all over the world and cover a wide range of enriching topics like Developing a Combat Mindset, Self Defense, Confidence, Overcoming Fear and Doubt and many others.Expanding on the standard lecture format, these workshops are all about activities, exercises and engagement through group work. These sessions are perfect for groups who already know each other or who work closely together, as it raises their awareness and personal growth through shared experience.Includes important learning tools and handouts.
Average Time: 4-8 hours


An extended version of the mini workshop, this multi-day event is ideal for groups where participants will encounter peak performance or self-empowerment issues on an on-going basis. Provides the most in-depth coverage of the material available, with voluminous workbook and learning tools included. Average Time: 36-80 hours

* Pipe Hitter: Someone or a group of people who are willing to go to the extreme in order to get things accomplished. Most commonly refers to Special Operations, but is not limited to that. Someone who will accomplish any task no questions asked. It’s rapidly evolving to encompass all those who live life to the extreme.