Self Defence

Private Individual Training

Personalised & confidential individual training focusing on your specific needs.

Private training is suitable for anyone; any age with no fitness level or Martial arts experience required.

How you will benefit from personal training one-on-one with a Proactive Instructor:

  • Your Individual Needs: Your private lesson will be designed specifically to suit you! Your Personal Instructor will tailor a program for your; body type, stature, age, sex, physical fitness level, temperament, and goals.
  • You Can Specialise in the area of Self defence that suits your situation; Proactive offer specialist Instructors to cover your needs from; escapes, strikes, blocks, defence against common attacks (bear hugs, headlocks, hair/ arm/ throat/ collar grabs, choke & sleeper holds, sucker punch), defence from the ground, multiple attackers, & weapon defence.
  • Your Highest Standard in the Shortest Possible Time: Proactive Instructors won’t let you pick up any bad habits because of poor instruction. In fact you will be constantly monitored and pushed to reach your best.
  • You Will Learn From Highly Qualified Instructors: Proactive Instructors are qualified certificate level coaches, with either a minimum of Black Belt, Pro Level MTK or security/ combat experience.
  • Times Convenient to You: Proactive will do our best to hold the sessions at a time or day convenient to you.
  • Versatility of Styles Available: Proactive specialises in Self Defence, but also teach Freestyle Martial Arts, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kali, Grappling and Weaponry. If Proactive doesn’t cater for the style you’re after, we can find someone who does. If you are unsure, give us a call. We’re happy to help you.
  • Affordable Rates: Cost effective, especially when time and quality are important to you. Fees depend on session duration and if you’re on a budget, you can share session with a friend and half the cost. Great rates for private groups of friends or colleagues available on request.
  • Latest Equipment: The Proactive Academy is a world class purpose built facility, fully matted with over 20 various apparatus, boxing ring, mirrors, viewing area & Pro-Shop. A wide variety of equipment from traditional to modern high tech measured tools.
  • Proactive Instructors will put your needs first. They are safe, caring and responsible trainers who will get the very best from you. Make the difference to your life… start today.

Specialised Self Defence Short Courses

Aside from our personalised private training sessions, Proactive also offers 2 hour set workshops for those looking for in depth self defence training. These one-off workshops are designed to do once and get on with life. Developed and delivered by Principal Rick O’Brien over 40 years experience. Please see below for our 4 most high in demand modules (set prices, please call us to enquire).

Personal Security

Violence awareness & prevention. Topics include; types of violence, managing fear, how to use assertive body & verbal language. Develop the mindset to better respond to harassment situations. Personal security tips include; public transport safety, home security, dealing with road rage, party safety, online dating, travelling, and more in this discussion-based seminar.

Practical Self Defence

Simple, effective, and instinctive techniques. In this practical session, you will learn how to defend and protect yourself  from a larger aggressor. Topics include; escapes from common attacks, defensive covers, offensive striking to primary target areas to fend off an attacker, and using your whole body as a weapon. Highly recommended with Personal Security module.

Ground Defence (Anti-Rape)

Defence techniques for common grabs. Defend yourself from a range of sexual abuse and harassment situations (includes drills from ground position) and using your whole body for maximum leverage against a larger aggressor. We recommend doing this with a friend you trust and are comfortable with (for drill partner)

Armed Attack

What to do and how to use your everyday items to your advantage. Learn skills to survive an armed attack. Includes scenario training against common weapon attacks such as knives, syringe, clubs, firearms, etc. Session also covers defensive use of improvised weapons from items you carry and use daily.

Interested in doing regular on-going classes?

Proactive Academy also offer Ongoing Training with over 50 classes per week to develop your practical skills in a variety of formats which include martial arts and combat sports classes which incorporate aspects of self defence training.

Self Defence designed for you

School & Youth Seminars

On location, at your school or group center.

Victims of Crime

Rebuild confidence with proactive crisis management.

Weapons Defence

Practical solutions for defence against armed attacks.

Women’s Self Defence

Specialty programs designed for women’s safety and awareness.

Workplace Self Defence

Preventative measures for professional environments.

Private Groups

Tailored for your needs, by appointment.

Interested? Enquire here.


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