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.
Weapon Survival Essentials – Brisbane
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), you will discover not only the essential components of surviving an armed attack, but how to arm yourself — legally — for the purpose. A mix…
Weapon Response Framework – Brisbane
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…
2021 KEF–IC Instructors' Course & Awards Dinner
Complete your KEF–IC instructor training alongside instructors of the Australian Army Combatives Program (ACP), and network with the team at the KEF–IC Awards Dinner! This Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat Instructors’ Course enables KEF–IC instructors-in-training to practise with ACP-qualified Australian soldiers and to teach others over two days. In addition to qualification training and up-skilling, the weekend…
Home Defence & Intruder Response – Brisbane
Learn how to deal physically and psychologically with immediate threats to your home and family. Applicable to protecting yourself and others within a residence, workplace or school, this module teaches you professionally tested tactics for survival on multiple levels, from preparation and avoidance to direct response. This four-hour session (‘Hotel’ module in the KEF–IC syllabus)…
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.
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.