Unarmed Security Guards wishing to upgrade their skills and employment opportunities by getting certified as Armed Security Guards.
Individuals entering the Security Guard industry for the first time and wishing to secure their license as Armed Security Guards right from the start.
As a convenience for those individuals wishing to enter the security industry for the first time and who are entering the Armed Guard program, AFA will provide for the basic training required to acquire the initial Security Guard license. In NY this license is required before going forward with the Armed Guard training. In NJ they can be pursued simultaneously.
Business protection with a handgun requires the appropriate license, acquisition of a weapon and training in the use, storage and transportation of the weapon. Without the proper license and training, the use of the weapon, even in self defense can have serious consequences for the user.
Born January 20, 1972 in Brooklyn, NY Douglas Worthen had his first Martial Arts class at the age of too. His uncle Billy Worthen, a staff sgt. In US Air Force, taught him. Due to his uncle’s constant traveling the martial arts training was forced to discontinue but Douglas interest in learning the arts continued to grow. After various altercations, Douglas realized that he had to find martial arts training immediately. In 1987,Douglas found a young man in the East New York section of Brooklyn, who taught a Japanese form of Karate called Shoto-Kan. He was Know as Sensei Craig Harrison, he and Doug quickly became good friends.
By 1990 Douglas was given his black belt, with over ten awards in Kata, self defense and Kumtie for three life saving incidents. Douglas moved on to a career in security and law enforcement. Sensei Douglas first entered Law Enforcement field as an officer and then, moved on to be a SWAT Team member. He also worked for large corporations furnishing security, armed and unarmed.
In January 2004, Sensei Douglas was awarded his 3rd degree Black Belt under professor Bahiy Muhammed (simma). Sensei Douglas was also award the IAMA Hall of Fame the SIMMA Hall of Fame the Police Tactics Hall of Fame and the U.S.H.O.F.M.A.A. In 2005 Sensei Douglas was given his 7th degree Black Belt and was award the title Master, By Professor B. Mumammed. Master Douglas is the Co-Founder of Goshin Kai Academy Which supplies Martial Arts Security and physical fitness to Men ,Women, and children all over the NY/NJ area. Sensei Worthen is also semi fluent with Japanese, Spanish language and have his Brown belt in Judo under the late Sensei Bob Miller and is also certified instructor in firearms, Baton, Handcuff and OC Spray Sensei Douglas Worthen also serviced with the Essex County Constables Office