Adam Kinakin is the Instructor of Defence Lab - Winnipeg MB Canada. ​​


Originally from Saskatoon, SK, Adam began his martial arts journey at the age of 16. It is here he began studying Sun-Pa (Sikaran) under Kuya Ray Viloria. His security career began soon after, working in some of the cities largest nightclubs, where he met Mr. Dustin Silzer. Since then, Adam has spent his time studying and training many martial arts systems and defensive tactics programs under the guidance of Mr. Silzer. He became a certified PPCT Defensive Tactics instructor in 2011.

Now located in Winnipeg, MB, Adam spends his time training, teaching, and consulting for security companies and security personnel across Canada. When he has free time, you can find him at home with his wife Megan and his two small children. He is currently studying and instructing Defence Lab – DNA Fight Science under Mr. Silzer and actively trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Professor Daniel Cobb at Gracie Humaita Winnipeg.

A former member of the Canadian Armed Forces, Adam has had the honour to train with some of the best military trainers and instructors in the world, until his honourable discharge in 2015 due to injury.  He currently holds instructor certifications in PPCT Defensive Tactics, Red Cross First Aid, and multiple security and safety training programs. 

As a career security professional, he has operational experience in Loss Prevention, Executive Protection, Event Management, Bar & Nightclub Security, Aviation Security, Traffic Management, CPTED, Operations Management, and much more.

Adam is an accredited Instructor and Trainer under both the Justice and Solicitor General for Alberta and the Manitoba Department of Justice. He is also an active member of the International Law Enforcement Educators & Trainers Association (ILEETA).  

Defence Lab - Winnipeg

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