State Director, Illinois
ICHF Certified Combat Hapkido Instructor
Police Defensive Tactics Instructor
- Community Services Division, Waukegan
Master Deveau, President/Founder of
Equado Martial Arts
and Police Officer for the City of Waukegan,
Illinois, is a licensed IDSA
Instructor who is currently developing specialized
for the visually impaired in conjunction with
rehabilitation therapists such as Jeannine Lawler-Szostak,
a VI Orientation & Mobility Specialist.
In February, 2002, Master Deveau
met with Master Schmidt while attending
(International Police Defensive Tactics
Institute, an IDSA
affiliate) 2-day certification course
held at the IDSA
Headquarters school in Asheville, NC.
to view pictures taken at this event
was contacted by GLASA
(the Greater Lakes Adaptive Sports Association)
to instruct a Special Needs Self-Defense
class for the disabled / vision impaired.
The College of Lake County (CLC)
donated space in the aerobics room at the
main campus gym for this special course
which was held between January 23rd, 2002
and March 21st, 2002.
here to view the Photo Gallery and read
details about this event.