Nicholas Card

Nicholas Card

Nicholas Card is one of several Master Instructors that have trained Gil Baca and worked with Global One Defense, LLC.

Global One Defense, LLC

  • Staff Instructor for Active Shooter Course
  • Staff Instructor for Women Self Defense Course
  • Under Global One he has trained many law enforcement agencies in Defensive Tactics
  • Assisted in the delivery of the 2015 Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Training
  • Assisted in the delivery of the KRAV MAGA Black Belt Testing


  • Nicholas has a diverse and comprehensive background in combat arts and fitness
  • Education and professional experience in justice, law, criminology, security, and terrorism studies.  
  • His background consists of black belts in multiple styles of martial arts including:
    • Krav Maga (Israeli Martial Arts)
    • Sancues Ryu Jiu Jitsu (Modern Combat Jiu Jitsu)
    • Tae Kwon Do (Kicking Combat)
    • 5 years of experience in Haganah (Israeli Special Forces Hand-to-Hand Combat)
  • NRA certified Pistol, Personal Protection Inside the Home, and Personal Protection Outside the Home
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Nutrition Counselor and Sports Nutrition Counselor.  
  • His teaching experience spans a wide population and encompasses working and security professionals; military personnel; state, local, and federal law enforcement; anti-terrorism personnel; among others.  

Cutting Edge Instructing and Consulting

  • He has schools in New Mexico (Cutting Edge Instructing and Consulting, LLC) and in the Washington D.C. area.  
  • His philosophy as an instructor is to provide the knowledge, motivation, and guidance for students to become confident and competent operators and leaders.


  • Holds Bachelors and Master Degrees