Sgt. Christopher A. Shovein
Sergeant Shovein is a law enforcement professional with over twenty years of experience at a university police department, spending nearly a decade of that time instructing self-defense classes and active threat seminars. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology with a minor in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Chris has more than twelve years of training and instruction in Okinawan Uechi-Ryu Karate and has earned a black belt. He has spent over six years studying Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), self-defense, and weapons training at United Karate in Duluth, Minnesota. As a boy growing up in rural northern Minnesota, he joined the Boy Scouts to feed his interest in outdoor survival skills. At the age of 18, he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Chris, along with his wife, Maggie, have combined their vast experience to create, At the Ready.