Kris Greffard, Owner/ Lead Instructor
Kris is a law enforcement professional in the Province of British Columbia. She has been a police officer for 11 years. She is certified through the Justice Institute of British Columbia as a Certified Use of Force Instructor. Kris has a Bachelor of Arts in Recreation and Health Education through the University of Victoria. She has been training in self protection and combatives since 2005. She began training under the instruction of Darren Laur with Personal Protection Systems Inc (PPS). Kris became a full time instructor for PPS in 2010. In 2016 Darren gave Kris his best wishes to continue to deliver self-protection and safety programs through Kris and Francois’ new company, Sheepdog Self-Protection Inc. Kris is passionate about women’s safety and being a strong role model for young women.
Francois Greffard, Owner/ Lead Instructor
Frank was born and raise in Quebec City. He has been employed by the Department of National Defense since 2003. He is a Naval Combat Information Operator and holds the rank of Petty Officer First Class. Frank is Close Protection qualified and has been boarding party trained. He has been training in the area of self protection and combatives since 2007 at PPS under Darren and then Kris.
Kris and Francois, Husband and Wife Duo
Kris and Francois are both employed in high risk professions and have devoted themselves to self protection training, doing everything possible to make sure they come home safe to each other and their 2 young children at the end of each day. Kris and Frank take pride in providing the best training possible to ensure you do the same. They are passionate about teaching you the skills, physically and mentally, you need to survive. Being parents they understand the importance of teaching children safety and are dedicated to providing them with the tools they need to make it home safe. Together, they are dedicated to living active healthy life styles and take pride in motivating others to do likewise.
Rob Horne, Assistant Instructor/ Physical Abilities Test Administrator
Rob is a law enforcement professional in the Province of British Columbia. He has been a police officer for 11 years. He is certified through the Justice Institute of British Columbia as a Certified Use of Force Instructor. Rob has been training in self protection and combatives since 2010. Rob is an assistant instructor with ISC and Fight Back for Women and is a certified Physical Abilities Test administrator.
Chris Spargo , Assistant Instructor/ Physical Abilities Test Administrator
Chris retired from law enforcement in 2018 after 29 years of policing. Chris spent 13 years as a Sergeant, 18 years as a firearms instructor, and 16 years on the Emergency Response Team. His background includes patrol, bikes, beat, traffic, crowd management, internal investigations, operational planning, and training. Chris is a certified Physical Abilities Test Administrator. Chris assists in the delivery of several programs delivered by Sheepdog Self-Protection Inc. He is also an instructor for “The White Hatter”, previously known as PPS.