WELCOME TO SIAS ACADEMY

Special International Academy of Safety (SIAS) provides training programs for security, law enforcement and military professionals as well as civilians. We offer advanced training and courses for a wide range of missions, terrain and tactical situations. 

We provide a certificate program in executive protection, security services or private investigation, including bodyguards, security guards, CAT specialist and other security experts. 

It doesn't matter if you are a safety conscious citizen who wants to ensure your family's and personal security, a law enforcement or security officer, military soldier, or a professional who desires additional credentials, we guarantee SIAS has a special short program that's right for you!

The Academy conducts various workshops on security and  self-defense in Armenia and abroad.

ABOUT SIAS

Founded in 2009, Special International Academy of Safety (SIAS) provides training programs for security (bodyguards and security guards), law enforcement and military professionals as well as civilians. As a licensed Academy we provide certificates upon the completion of the courses. 

WHY CHOOSE US

SIAS is the largest training academy in the region, with a total area of more than 3,800 square meters. The Academy is equipped with renovated classrooms, gym, computer labs, indoor shooting range (25 and 50 meters), outdoor shooting range (600 meters), barrier line, climbing wall, individual lockers, comfortable shower, rooms for psychological training, control operator's rooms.
 
The academy conducts training and qualification courses for the employees of governmental institutions, army, private security sector, law enforcement. Depending on the profile of the course, training methods & scenarios are carefully designed by our Instructors in order to provide you with the best training possible. 

5000

Qualified Specialists

500+

Academy Alumni

15 000+

Self-Defense Trainings

300+

Successful Workshops

OUR TEAM

The SIAS Academy experts, known throughout Armenia and abroad, are specialized in security, jurisprudence, first aid, military science, psychology and other fields. They are constantly traveling worldwide for knowledge exchange programs in order to pass their always up-to-date knowledge to the Academy students.

ARAYIK BAZINYAN
SIAS Academy Founding Director
SARGIS BAZINYAN
SIAS Academy Co-Founder and Deputy Head, Krav Maga Armenia Founder,  Krav Maga international expert 
BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION  
 

From 2004 to 2010 studied at YSU, Faculty of International Relations and Diplomacy (BA and MA). In 2012 received his MA degree at the Russian Law Academy.   



SPORT CAREER  
 

Has been involved in combat arts since the age of 7 when he successfully competed on kickboxing, tai boxing, wushu sanda, karate regional and international contests.  
 

  • 1996-2003 & 2005-2009 Kickboxing Champion, Armenia
  • 1998 W.A.K.O. World Champion
  • 1999-2001 Thai-Boxing Champion, Armenia
  • 2000-2002 Wushu Sanda Champion, Armenia
  • 2000 Full Contact Karate Champion, Armenia
  • 2003 Thai-Boxing World Champion
  • 2004 Hand-to-Hand Fighting Champion, Armenia
  • 2007 Kickboxing World Champion
  • 2007 Kickboxing European Champion
  • 2012 Krav Maga Air Marshal Instructor
  • 2012 Krav Maga VIP Protection Expert
  • 2013 Krav Maga Expert Level 2   

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS  


Has the following qualifications: nurse, extreme driving instructor, shooting instructor. Also, Sargis is conflict management, first-aid medical care, and special tactical readiness lecturer at the SIAS Academy.  

Has passed qualification courses in over 15 countries. He's a certified SWAT team and army Krav Maga instructor.

HRANT KOTANJYAN

SIAS Academy Lead Instructor

BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION  
 

Graduated from UFAR and Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Faculty of Marketing. Currently receiving his MBA at Westcliff University.     



SPORT CAREER  
 

2018 Winner of Armenian K1 Championship   

MAYIS NERSESYAN
SIAS Academy Senior Instructor
BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION  
 

Graduated from Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture and Sport, Department of sport pedagogy.  



SPORT CAREER  
 

Has been involved in combat arts, mainly judo and sambo since the age of 8.       
 

  • 2009 Armenian Judo Champion
  • 2013 Armenian Sambo Champion
  • 2014 Armwrestling Champion of Armenian Armed Forces
  • 2018 Armenian MMA Champion    

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