What is CQD?
Dieter’s Close Quarters Defense provides the highest quality tactical training services and personal development skills to security professionals and vetted citizens of our nation.
CQD builds core motivation through a world-renowned proprietary process that focuses on unifying the development of the mind, body, and spirit. CQD’s “Internal Warrior” fuses the skills and thoughts required to thrive and succeed in any environment.
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CQD’s reputation is one of sustained quality control that is continually monitored and realized..
CQD has been coveted within the SEAL and federal agency community for many years. These premier forces have had well-documented successes under the most challenging conditions. For over two decades, a critical component of their success and their most well-kept secret was the CQD system.
The same process of mental and tactical development is available for professionals and vetted citizens.
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CQD training was developed by Duane Dieter –the most revolutionary and influential tactical trainer in the world.
For 30 years he has taught our nations premier special operations and law enforcement forces and they have relied upon their CQD training, forging of skill and validation to achieve mission success.
Read more about Duane and the dynamic real-life story that led him on an unexpected journey.
“ A highly acclaimed expert, Mr. Dieter was a key advisor to Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command and made significant contributions to the long-term success of the Naval Special Warfare community. Developing a program tailored to enhance warrior capabilities, he expertly trained deploying SEALs in mission critical skills. Many times his training has directly related to success in missions of national importance.”
–Admiral Eric Olson
Navy Superior Civilian Service Award
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