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Sat, May 14


Coburg North

Self-Protection Essentials (KEF-IC Alpha Module)

Self-Protection Essentials in this module (known as Alpha in the KEF–IC syllabus), you will cover the key aspects of surviving — and preventing — violent confrontation.

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Self-Protection Essentials (KEF-IC Alpha Module)
Self-Protection Essentials (KEF-IC Alpha Module)

Time & Location

May 14, 2022, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Coburg North, 1 Joyce Ct, Coburg North VIC 3058, Australia

About the event

Train in Paul Cale’s KINETIC FIGHTING – the world-leading close-combat program used by Australian Special Forces & Army, tailored for everyday self-protection.

A veteran of multiple combat tours with the 2nd Commando Regiment, former Sergeant Paul Cale literally rewrote the book on Special Forces Close-Quarter Fighting (CQF). Paul then created Infantry Integrated Combat (ICC), which later became the foundation for the Australian Army Combatives Program (ACP) — now the official close-combat training system for Australia’s general Army. Kinetic Fighting is the culmination of all Cale’s work in combatives, and the name used to describe the method underpinning his military programs.

Whether you want to learn mental strategies and tactical applications to make your existing martial arts skills more effective, or you need to build effective self-protection skills from the ground up, this course is for you. You may even want to take your first steps toward a KEF–IC black belt. KEF–IC (Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat) is a new program within the Australian Army that combines tactical combative skills with free sparring/rolling and the competitive elements of the Integrated Combat Clubs, which are located at Army barracks Australia-wide. As an extension of ACP, KEF–IC provides the training principles and core syllabus required to give soldiers a survival skill set, and mindset to match. Every element of KEF–IC is focused toward real combat and was taught to non-military personnel for the first time in 2019.


  • Adaptable to any martial art or professional operational procedure
  • Suitable for civilians & front-line operators, from beginners to professionals
  • Backed by Paul Cale’s 25+ years of career military experience & 40 years in martial arts, as well as AJ’s own extensive experience and qualifications.

COURSE DETAILS: Self-Protection Essentials In this module (known as Alpha in the KEF–IC syllabus), you will cover the key aspects of surviving — and preventing — violent confrontation: mindset, tactics, legal and moral considerations, and functional, high-percentage techniques. You will also discover how KEF–IC’s battlefield origins inform everything that you learn, and how to adapt its proven principles to your own abilities and existing skill-sets (if applicable).

 Prerequisites: None – complete beginners welcome 

$190 / $180 early-bird

Use code AlphaEB0522 to receive your discount when booking before 30 April.

Those who have previously attended Alpha module should book using the refresh option and bring your Alpha book along on the day.

Guardian Defence Ultimate members receive a 10% discount, Guardian Defence Standard members receive a 5% discount.


  • Self-Protection Essentials

    First time participant for this module

    Tax: GST included+A$4.75 service fee
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  • Refresh Attendee

    You have attended a previous Alpha module and are attending to refresh your skills only. (No book will be given)

    Tax: GST included+A$1.25 service fee
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