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John resides in Florida. He is the author of the non-fiction book, Purr-fect Relationships - The Story of a Man and Two Felines. It was published in 2022. He has been owned by eight cats in his life. Kimba, Missy Girl, Chaz Boy, Poopie, Shrimp, Cheeca Cat, Weber Cat, and Keffey Cat. The book revolves around Cheeca Cat and Keffey Cat.


Mr. John Yonitch has been in the self-protection, security, life safety, and emergency management business his entire adult life. Allow him to share his 40 plus years of education, training, knowledge, and expertise with you.

John considers himself a “career student.” With extensive training, education, and experience in a multitude of disciplines, including self-defense and self-protection, fire and life safety, law enforcement, firearms, security, and food safety, as well as others, he is well-versed in these fields.

He has trained in Tae Kwon Do, Jeet Kune Do, Togakure Ryu Ninjutsu, and is a 1st Degree Black Belt in Combat Karate. He served as an Assistant Fire Chief, a municipal Emergency Management Coordinator, and a state Correctional Officer.

Mr. Yonitch holds, or has held, numerous certifications and has served as an instructor on an array of pertinent topics. Let his years of know-how work for you.

John is the President and Founder of Protection Matters Institute, an online resource for all your security, protection, and safety needs.

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