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 Level 1
05
February

Self-Protection Essentials – Goulburn

6:00 pm — 10:00 pm
Goulburn Martial Arts Academy

Train in Paul Cale’s world-leading close-combat program used by Australian Special Forces & Army, tailored for everyday self-protection. The Personal Combatives courses in the KEF–IC syllabus use the same principles and core techniques as the Australian Army Combatives Program (ACP). The difference? You learn only what’s applicable to tackling violence as a civilian. Battlefield rules of…

KEF–IC Combatives Master Trainer Geordie Lavers-McBain, knife groundfighting
06
February

Self-Protection Essentials + Survivability Blueprint – Brisbane

9:00 am — 6:00 pm
KEF High-Fidelity Training Centre

Train in Paul Cale’s world-leading close-combat program used by Australian Special Forces & Army, tailored for everyday self-protection. The Personal Combatives courses in the KEF–IC syllabus use the same principles and core techniques as the Australian Army Combatives Program (ACP). The difference? You learn only what’s applicable to tackling violence as a civilian. Battlefield rules of…

Paul Cale side control KEF-IC
06
February

Survivability Blueprint – Goulburn

10:00 am — 2:00 pm
Goulburn Martial Arts Academy

Get the blueprint for training your Kinetic Fighting skills into the future: hone the fundamental techniques and tactics in this highly interactive and practical session.  This course (a.k.a. Bravo module in the KEF–IC syllabus) will build on your Self-Protection Essentials (Alpha module) training with four hours of skill integration, reflex training and drills to help…

Kinetic Fighting Alpha course Melbourne
07
February

Self-Protection Essentials + Survivability Blueprint – Melbourne

9:00 am — 6:00 pm
Guardian Defence

Train in Paul Cale’s world-leading close-combat program used by Australian Special Forces & Army, tailored for everyday self-protection. The Personal Combatives courses in the KEF–IC syllabus use the same principles and core techniques as the Australian Army Combatives Program (ACP). The difference? You learn only what’s applicable to tackling violence as a civilian. Battlefield rules of…

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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.

The NZ Army combatives method will now be distinctly recognisable to Aussie soldiers: The New Zealand Defence Force has adopted Australia’s Army Combatives Program (ACP) in a bid to enhance its members’ hand-to-hand fighting skills and close-combat capability.

When it comes to self-defence, you want to be the weapon and have the tool, not the other way around. An integrated combat approach is the key.

You may have come across an Uber safety meme like the one above, with this ‘handy hint’ for protecting yourself when using a ride service. The advice could be useful (and not just for women) — but only if it’s put in the context of training, and our social reality.

We humans are ultimately animals…though some more than others, you could say. Our best self-defence skill is realising the foolishness of aggressive posturing, to avoid getting involved in ‘alpha male’ disputes.

When an unseen threat like COVID-19 enters our lives, it’s easy to let panic take over (especially if it seems that not joining the panic will leave you without staple foods and toilet paper for months to come). Instead, we need to remember that knowledge is power, and access all the COVID-19 facts that we can.

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