Steven Erik Milosevich

Lead Instructor
Office: (888) 782-4969

Recognized as an expert in de-escalation strategies, Mr. Milosevich is a retired Santa Monica Police Officer, POST instructor, and Professor at Santa Monica College.  Erik has taught law enforcement courses in: De-escalation (Lava Mae staff) Krav Maga, Gracie Jujitsu, Taser, Nunchaku, and Communications with Difficult People.  Erik’s police experience includes Patrol, Field Training Officer, Riffle Team, Police Activities League, Narcotics, SWAT, and Neighborhood Resource Officer.


  • Santa Monica College Professor / Men’s Self-Defense Course
  • De-escalation training instructor / Lava Mae staff
  • Yin Yoga Instructor / Hot 8 Yoga
  • Wim Hof Method Instructor / Private and Group Classes
  • Los Angeles County RTC instructor – Implicit Bias Instructor (STC certified)

Law Enforcement

  • Santa Monica Police Department (1996 -2017)
  • Patrol, Field Training Officer, Rifle Team, Police Activities League, Narcotics Investigator, Collateral SWAT, Neighborhood Resource Officer
  • Hawthorne Police Department (1992-1996) Arrest and Control Instructor, Entry Team Member, School Resource Officer “DARE” “GREAT”
  • 2017 co-created/Instructed De-escalation Training for all Santa Monica Police Department Personnel  
  • POST Level 1 (AICC) instructor
  • Additional instructional experience:
  • Krav Maga Law Enforcement, Gracie Jujitsu Law Enforcement, Taser, Orcutt Police Nunchaku, Strategies “communication with difficult people” Arrest and Control Instructor

Meditation/Yoga Training
2017 Wim Hof Master’s Coarse / Instructor Certification
2017 Yin Yoga Instructor / Alliance Certification
2010 Vinyasa Yoga Instructor / Alliance Certification
*Meditation practitioner certifications:  Primordial Sound, The Art of Living, and “I am”. 

4 years “All Army Taekwondo Team” International Competitor
Sergeant (E-5) Drill Instructor/Color Guard United Nations Command Honor Guard, Seoul Korea
Scout/Sniper, Reconnaissance Platoon 1/504 82nd Airborne   Fayetteville, North Carolina

Mailing Address:
16835 Algonquin St, Suite 462
Huntington Beach CA 92649

office: (888) 782-4969
fax: (866) 515-3972


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