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CQD empowers you to excel to your maximum potential in life through
FORGING THE CRITICAL EDGETM
PERSONAL PROTECTION | PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
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LAW ENFORCEMENT
MILITARY
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What is CQD?

World-Renowned

Tactical Training

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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Why CQD?

Unsurpassed Quality
Undeniable Success

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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FOUNDER AND DEVELOPER
DUANE DIETER

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

 

Contact Us

To contact Dieter's Close Quarters Defense please send an email to info@cqd.net