Who We Are

Kinetic Fighting (KEF) are world leaders in combat and skills enhancement. Our elite team, comprised of former Australian Special Forces members and martial arts experts, have developed highly-advanced and customised skills-enhancement courses for the Australian Defence Force and other government agencies.

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Upcoming Courses

Paul Cale KEF-IC Charlie module training
28
May

Weapon Survival Essentials – Melbourne

2:30 pm — 6:30 pm
Kando Martial Arts Highett

Learn how to apply the principles of Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat to control your fear and protect against common street weapons. In this course (Charlie module in the KEF–IC syllabus), Army Combatives Program creator Paul Cale will teach you the essential components of surviving an armed attack, but also how to arm yourself — legally —…

Paul Cale KEF-IC Charlie module training
29
May

Weapon Survival Essentials – Toowoomba

9:00 am — 1:00 pm
Elite Fitness Studio, Toowoomba

Learn how to apply the principles of Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat to control your fear and protect against common street weapons. In this course (Charlie module in the KEF–IC syllabus), Army Combatives Program creator Paul Cale will teach you the essential components of surviving an armed attack, but also how to arm yourself — legally —…

Paul Cale, Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat course
29
May

Weapon Response Framework – Melbourne

10:00 am — 2:00 pm
Kando Martial Arts Highett

Develop your Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat skill sets and overall defensive capability with Paul Cale in this follow-up to his essential weapons-training course, the KEF–IC Charlie module. In this course (the KEF–IC Delta module), Kinetic Fighting founder and former Commando SGT Paul Cale will take you through a series of drills and scenarios designed to heighten…

Articles

When it comes to combat-sports training versus training for real combat, it doesn’t have to be ‘one or the other’. After all, even the Olympics began as a test of warriors’ mettle. But, as grappling legend Royler Gracie and I once discussed at a gathering of police, sport can also derail people’s efforts to prepare for reality…

Can the power of belief make a martial art more effective — or does it make martial artists blind to the fact that their methods are ineffective? A scientific study into the power of placebos suggests that the answer to both questions may be ‘yes’.

Conditioning your mind and body to cope with pain, injury, fatigue and fear is vital if self-defence capability is what you seek. But training should leave you ready for battle, not destroyed before the battle has even begun.

A sensei is more than a teacher, and may not only be found in a dojo. The late Commando Sergeant Brett Wood MG DSM, recipient of the Medal for Gallantry, filled such a role for many, including Kinetic Fighting CEO Paul Cale. On the 10th anniversary of Wood’s death in action, Cale pays tribute to his friend and mentor.

When victims of seemingly random violent crimes are asked to make statements about their attacks, there’s one response that’s all too common: “I never saw it coming.” Unbeknown to these victims, however, there are almost always observable key indicators of violence before an assault happens. Mathew Wann, author of ‘Predicting Violence – How to Interpret Nonverbal Cues’ explains how to start spotting them…

Kinetic Fighting (KEF) has joined Airbus’ ‘Team Nightjar’ in its bid to supply a rapidly deployable, multi-role helicopter for Australian Special Forces. KEF will work with a group of specialised companies brought together by Airbus to complete the bid for the ADF’s Project Land 2097.

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