Craig Gray is a world class speaker, trainer and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for numerous law enforcement agencies as well as Nationally Syndicated Talk Radio Show Frontlines of Freedom & WZZM TV 13 Web Community. Craig is responsible for creating the MCOLES (Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards) approved Krav Maga Self Defense for Law Enforcement Training Program. Craig is one of twelve hand picked instructors with Resolution Group International a conflict resolution training organization developed for the needs of military, law enforcement and business organizations. He is an adjunct instructor for hand to hand combatives and warrior ethics at the Homeland Security and Protective Services Academy within the Gerald R. Ford Job Corps. Craig also serves as education director for Her Survival Guide an organization that teaches empowerment skills, risk management and conflict resolution skills to college bound girls and their mothers.

Craig is adept in both verbal and physical conflict resolution tactics. He is an Advanced Tactical Communication Instructor Certification with Verbal Defense and Influence, as well as being a black belt instructor in Krav Maga. Krav Maga is the official hand to hand / hand to weapon tactical system taught to Israeli military and law enforcement agencies.

Craig has been featured in numerous professionally produced videos and other training materials regarding defensive tactics, conflict communications, leadership and empowerment.

 

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Craig has taught hundreds of seminars and workshops throughout the United States. Over the past two decades he has addressed numerous private and government organizations on leadership & empowerment skills and defensive tactics. His presentations are interactive, informative and entertaining. His business, teaching and real world experiences as well as an extensive background in martial arts, give him a unique and interesting perspective to share in his presentations.

 

Some organizations & personnel Craig has worked with:

 

Law Enforcement:

Members of The United States Secret Service

West Michigan Criminal Justice Training Consortium

Allegan County Sheriff's Department

Atlantic City Police Department, NJ

Camden County Police Department, NJ

City of Grandville Police Department, MI

City of Walker Police Department, MI

City of Norton Shores Police Department, MI

 City of Cedar Springs Police Department, MI

Covert Township / Van Buren County Police Department, MI

City of Allegan Police Department, MI

Members of the New Jersey State Police Department

Members of the NYPD

Michigan Department of Corrections

 

Health Care Providers:

Michigan Counseling Association

Mary Free Bed Hospital

Forest View Hospital

Hope Network 

Wedgwood Counseling Services

West Michigan Counseling Association

Employee Assistance Center

Pine Rest

Arbor Circle

The WellBeing 

Third Coast Counseling 

Spectrum Health

Saint Mary's Hospital

 

Non-Profit Organizations:

Alutiiq Youth Services

The Conquerors International Strength Team

Grand Rapids Library

Michigan Counseling Association

National Heritage Academies

Girl Scouts of America

Walker Senior Association 

YMCA

YWCA

West Michigan Counseling Association

West Michigan Small Business Breakfast Club

Job Corps

Young Presidents Organization (YPO)


Schools: 

Calvin College

Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids Public Schools

Comstock Park Public Schools

Creston Christian Schools

Timberland Charter Academy - Muskegon, MI

Rockford Community Education

Sparta Community Education

West Michigan Academy of Envrionmental Science

 

Government Organizations: 

Gerald R. Ford Job Corps.

Grand Rapids Fire Department

Kent District Libraries

Michigan Association of Housing Officials

Monmouth County Parks Service

Members of the United States Secret Service 

Members of the United States Department of Defense

Members of the United States Marine Corp.

Members of the United States Air Force

Members of the United States Army

Members of the United States Navy

Members of the National Guard 

 

Corporations:

The Amway Corporation

DTE Energy

The Gilmore Collection

Elders Helpers

The B.O.B.

Tidy Home Helpers

Cascade Engineering

Riverfront Fitness Center

Michigan Athletic Club

East Hills Athletic Club 

Westside Fitness