Toddler Exposes Detroit Urban Survival Training’s Horrible Self Defense

Detroit Urban Survival is a huge hot topic. The charismatic leader aka ‘Commander’ Dale Brown keeps hammering on and producing new content daily. But it’s not often he gets utterly destroyed – by an actual toddler.

Recently a meme surfaced online demonstrating a baby’s reaction to self defense technique.

This is just the latest in a series of parodies / exposes.


We’ve previously written about self defense ‘expert’ Commander Dale Brown. Commander Dale Brown boasts of a military background repeatedly in other interviews. But contrary to what you might think – he didn’t just start the “urban survivability” business. According to reports Brown started “helping people protect themselves” back in 1994 – and according to his own website founded Threat Management Center around 2000. Now he’s an international superstar considering how many views he has on youtube and tiktok.

But the expert recently ran into some trouble while doing a demonstration of his technique.

@kylezehner D.U.S.T DETROIT URBAN SURVIVAL TRAINING #dust #expectationvreality ♬ original sound – Kyle Zehner

When the public noticed the fail Detroit Urban Survival Channel put out the following explanation:


Dale Brown might be trying to cash in on the virality of his movement. He was even spoofed on SNL recently – it doesn’t get more mainstream than that.

 Now it looks like many others are following in his footsteps. Take a look at some of the best ones below:


In addition to MMA twitter – black twitter also had a go at the 52 year old Commander Dale Brown.