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Sat, Mar 16


Coburg North

Weapon Survival Essentials (KEF-IC Charlie Module) March 2024

Learn how to apply the principles of Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat to control your fear and protect against common street weapons.

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Weapon Survival Essentials (KEF-IC Charlie Module) March 2024
Weapon Survival Essentials (KEF-IC Charlie Module) March 2024

Time & Location

Mar 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Coburg North, 3/3 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.

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 of theory and practice, these lessons will help you hone fundamental skill sets (including those learned in our Self-Protection Essentials course, if you’ve done it) and integrate Kinetic Fighting’s core principles and survival strategies into your thinking as well as your actions.

In this module you will develop a working knowledge of the following key aspects of self-protection:

  • Weapon awareness and detection
  • Weapon characteristics and vulnerabilities to exploit
  • Distancing concepts specific to weapons
  • Weapon suppression and control methods
  • Legal considerations for possession and use of self-protection tools
  • Improvisation and effective use of legal tools for defence.

You will also receive a comprehensive training booklet for the module, along with a certificate and badge (which adheres to KEF–IC training gear) denoting your completion of these modules in the Kinetic Fighting system. 

Prerequisites: None — beginners welcome*

Price $190 / $180 early-bird pricing (Ends 22 January)

Those who have previously attended the Charlie module should book with the refresh option. You will need to bring your Charlie book when you come along and all of your certificates for correct patch allocation.

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


  • Participant Ticket

    First-time participant in this module

    From A$190.00 to A$360.00
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    • A$190.00
      Tax: GST included+A$4.75 service fee
    • A$360.00
      Tax: GST included+A$9.00 service fee
  • Refresh Attendee Only

    You have attended a previous Charlie 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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  • Refresh Charlie & Delta

    For those who have attended both and want to come along to refresh their knowledge on both events.

    Tax: GST included+A$2.50 service fee
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