Global Provider of Strategic and Tactical Security Training Solutions

ISA Academy® is the leading provider of professional bodyguard training services to Law Enforcement, the Armed Forces, UN, and the International Security Industry since 1986. For more than 35 years, ISA Academy® has been building relationships and projects that last. ISA Academy® is today recognized as one of the leading bodyguard schools on the market. Credentials known and recognized by clients worldwide.

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ISA Academy®

The core focus of our commitment is to implement our extensive experience in public and private security, creating distinctive, clear, realistic and functional solutions for our clients. We are making every effort possible to provide the highest standard and quality of expertise to those who are serious about obtaining enhanced competence and seeking professional training services.

Leo J. Strand
CEO / Director of Training

ISA Academy® proudly serving the Law Enforcement community and the Armed Forces since

  • Bodyguard Training (BTP)

    The BTP course is designed to ensure that the knowledge and skillsets are developed which will enable the bodyguard to effectively discharge their responsibilities independently in the field.

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  • Advance Security Management Course

    The ATP course is aimed towards those who have several years of operational experience in executive protection and intend to excel into, or currently work as team leader or detail commander.

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  • Combat Firearms Training

    The core component of this course will educate the shooter to effectively process the stress encountered in a lethal situation by increased target acquisition skills, speed, and accuracy.

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  • Customized Training Courses On-Demand

    In this section, we let clients select a design-built training solution. These on-demand training modules are available to UN, government, law enforcement agencies, and commercial clients globally.

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Our Core Values

As a Registered UN Supplier, to further develop our corporate strengths we have established a corporate mandate to maintain strong core values that truly reflect our philosophy.

ISA Academy® is a strong advocate of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), and the UN Supplier Code of Conduct.



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ISA Academy® has amassed an impressive track record of commercial, organizational and government clients from all five continents; achieving an impeccable reputation worldwide as the leading independent provider of objective security solutions, support and bespoke training modules.

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Bodyguard Training in US, Europe and Asia

Credentials recognized and trusted by clients worldwide!

Bodyguard School

ISA Academy’s BTP Bodyguard Training Course is designed to ensure that the skill set is developed that will enable each operative to effectively discharge their complex responsibilities corresponding to the highest operational protocols.

The “BTP Course” is recognized as one of the most respected bodyguard training courses available on the market, and is frequently attended by law enforcement, military and UN security personnel through their units.

No matter what your reasons may be for attending one of our courses, or what previous experience you may have, at ISA Academy® you will attend one of the most authentic and up to date bodyguard training programs available anywhere in the world today!

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Our Guiding Principles

For more than 35 years, ISA Academy® has been building relationships and projects that last. Today, ISA Academy® is recognized as one of the leading bodyguard training schools in the world.


It's a burning, never-ending desire to help our clients maximize their outcomes and exceed their strategic goals. Though our goal is a bit aspirational, it is our values that drive us every day.

  • Humility

    Be humble in all dealings with our partners, clients and team members. True wisdom and understanding matures from experience.

  • Honesty

    Be sure of our facts and be honest and straightforward in all of our dealings with each other and our clients.

  • Passion

    Success is when we can achieve results in the things we are passionate about and feel as though we are making a difference.

  • Quality Work

    We provide the highest quality of personnel with unparalleled expertise in their fields, with a commercial awareness while offering clients accessibility and support.