Ed Calderon (Ed’s Manifesto) and the Elvia Knife – The Knife Junkie Podcast #138

Ed Calderon of Ed’s Mainfesto joins Bob “The Knife Junkie” DeMarco on episode #138 of The Knife Junkie podcast. Calderon spent over a decade working in counter narcotics, organized crime investigation and public safety in the northern-border region of Mexico, as well as an executive protective agent. His study in to the indigenous Méxican criminal culture, from occult practices to endemic modus operandi have lead him to be recognized as one of the world’s preeminent researchers and trainers in the field of personal security that have come out of Mexico.

He shares his expertise with members of federal law enforcement agencies including the FBI and BORTAC, Navy SEALS, Indonesian Kopaska, Mexican and United States intelligence service agents, and members of special forces groups from all over the world. Currently he travels North America doing security consulting and conducting seminars and private training courses in anti-abduction, escapology, unarmed combat, region specific executive protection work and unconventional edged weapons work.

And knife junkies know him from his Elvia knife design — a tool that Calderon carried as his ultimate back-up weapon. The Elvia was a knife that belonged to his mother who used it both as a utility tool and as a weapon, using it to save the lives of her family when they were once attacked by a vicious street criminal. The Elvia is produced by several companies including Emerson Knives and Kopis Designs.

You can find Ed Calderon online at www.edsmanifesto.com, as well as on Facebook and on Instagram.

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