DEFENDO ALLIANCE was founded in 2005 by Jyrki Saario. The organization aims at teaching SCANDINAVIAN DEFENDO all around the world. The members DEFENDO ALLIANCE come from Finland, Hungary, Poland, Sweden, Norway, Czech Republic, Ireland, France and U.S.A.. Our expertise originates from rich personal experience, police statistics and detailed crime analyses.

Besides mastering SCANDINAVIAN DEFENDO, the members of DEFENDO ALLIANCE possess experience in other hand-to-hand combat styles as well. Each of the instructors within our organization is certified by the creator of SCANDINAVIAN DEFENDO - Jyrki Saario.