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Positive Self Defense - PSD
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Meet Zurriane 

Entrepreneur, author, inventor, driven teacher

father, husband, and motivational "Driven" speaker

TEDx Speaker

Zurriane Bennett is one of today's best mentors, and trainers, having helped and guided thousands in the area of personal growth and success for over 20 years.  He is a leader, retired Marine Chief Warrant, law enforcement officer, program manager, teacher, successful father, husband, and man. 


Over the past decade, Zurriane was the visionary force behind Positive Self-defense as its creator.  He is a dynamic, driven speaker, and trainer.  Many of his clients, refer to him as Dr. Z.  He has worked with Google, Library of Congress, Washington DC National Guard, Franciscan Mission Service, Sexual Assaults Victims' Advocacy Service, LifeWay, Station House, Several for profit, not for profits, Universities, Private Companies, and many more. 

PSD also provides personal and group self-defense training.  Let us help get you ready for the real world.

Self-defense isn’t a martial art, sport, or style, it’s a tactical response to violence. He believes that training material needs to be simple, easy to learn, and shouldn’t have to take years to master.

From My Blog

These blogs have been shared to help those looking for help and hope.  They share simple tools to get you and them started on their path. Remember yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift that is why it is called the present.  Today is now!

Start Your Journey

Meet up with Zurriane (Z) for a one to one conversation. During this time Z will share information with you to help you with your concerns. Today is Now! Your problems ...
Inspiration Meetup with Zurriane
1 hr

We have worked with

  • U.S. Army National Guard - DC & VA

  • U.S. Army - Fort Meade MD

  • Google Inc, - Virginia & Washington, DC

  • Computer Associates, Inc.

  • Franciscan Mission Service - DC

  • Lifeway Network

  • Sexual Assault Victims Advocacy Service - VA

  • New York City Department of Correction

  • New York City Police Department

  • Prince William Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center

  • Prince William County Juvenile Detention Center

  • Northern Virginia Buffalo Soldiers MC 

  • Pennsylvania Buffalo Soldiers MC

  • Martial Artist Professional Seminars

  • Maryland University 

  • Northern Virginia Business Network International (BNI)

  • Life Time Fitness Inc, Virginia

  • National Girl Scouts of America

  • Library of Congress

  • Housing Opportunities Unlimited

  • Southwest Key Program

  • Several Highend Apartment complexes in D.C. and Northern Virginia

  • Etc....


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A great couple of hours with the great men and women at the Washington D.C. National Guard.  Lt. Col Rhonda Pugh the officer in-charge.  Watch her video!

Lt. Col Rhonda Pugh

Assaults Coordinator for USNG

Director of Safe Housing - Audrienne Boy

Mr. Bennett's presentation and training was great. I and my staff have nothing but good things to say about him and the things he shared with us all.

Audrienne Boyd, MSW 
Director of Safe Housing for Lifeway Network

Girl Power, These young ladies spend the day with me. We all had a great time so much that after our session we will went to the park/ mall area in Washington D.C. together.  Watch their video!

Kisha Ash

Event Coordinator


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Phone Number: 703-936-7579    /     Email:   

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