Rik Brown (aka “Mr. Maceman”) is the most sought after and widely traveled Mace training instructor in the world. Rik has conducted numerous clinics, workshops, and certifications on both coasts of the United States, and has undertaken multiple teaching tours of Europe and Scandinavia. He is the author of The Illustrated Guide to Mace Training and has also shared his expertise through magazine articles and podcasts. He is still very active in Mace teaching and competition. Rik lives in Southern California. He is married and a father of three, with nine grandchildren.