• MODERN DEFENSIVE TACTICS AUSTRALIA

    MDTA is not a traditional martial art system. It is as it states, a modern defensive tactics system. Developed to train an individual in self protection and self preservation techniques and systems.

    Karl Thornton's specialist skills in weapons defense, including sharp edge weapon, firearm, improvised weapon and close quarter combat techniques, have been blended perfectly to create MDTA for reality based self defense.

    Karl Thornton, has experience in the bodyguard industry, and is a current licensed bodyguard and also has experience as a Covert Special Operations Operative, and works in some of the worlds most high risk environments.


 

mdta - REALITY BASED SELF DEFENSE - PRIMAL SYSTEMS

 

Reality Based Self defense training - primal systems

MDTA - PRIMAL COMBATIVES

MDTA systems range from full non-pain compliant techniques and tactics such as deflecting, redirecting, warding, and restraint and control. Through to techniques and tactics required for fast defensive applications, utilizing primal combatives.

We don't just deal with the physical, we deal with the psychology of violence and self preservation. The realities of violence. Self preservation and protection.

Fancy technique will not save you under real duress and stress. You need to develop primal techniques that utilize Gross Motor Skills.

 








Reality Based Self defense training - primal systems

INSTRUCTING BY EXPERIENCE

MDTA's Founder and Principal Combatives Instructor, Karl Thornton was awarded the Medaille OTT by the International Bodyguard Association and this Medal is the IBA's medal for meritous and protective service by a person who has served in an area in conflict including Iraq, Afghanistan, Balkans, Thailand, Northern Ireland, PNG, Northern, Southern and Western Africa. Providing protection.

Karl was awarded the Medaille OTT for his operational services in South East Asia and proving exemplary behaviour under hostile conditions.

Karl is also a certified military combatives instructor, a police defensive tactics instructor, as well as a special operations instructor.

Karl is also a regognised Instructor by the WCA
(World Combat Association)

He also has experience in the security industry in Crowd Control, and in the bodyguard industry as an executive protection specialist.

MDTA is a Member of the World Combat Association, and runs an approved WCA syllabus recognised world wide.

 

Tactical Operations Training

Karl is one of the Specialist Instructors assisting RawImpact with their TOT (Tactical Operations Training) programme with the Cambodian National Police, Anti-Human Trafficking and Criminal Investigation Divisions.

Police TOT (Tactical Operations Training)

 

 

Reality Based Self defense training - primal systems

WE ARE DIFFERENT

Our sessions are not simply self-defense classes they are an all round learning environment, that cover not only the physical, but the psychological and emotional aspects of aggressive behaviours and violent encounters.

We train not only in physical techniques; we also train in environmental/situational awareness, danger zones, physical confrontational readiness, and your strengths and weaknesses.

From a beginner, to an experienced Black Belt, or security industry expert. MDTA will provide a full all round system that can be used on its own, or incorporated into your current training regime.

Reality Based Self defense training - primal systems

NEW ONLINE TRAINING

The 20/20/60 Survival Ratio.

MDTA is about training the individual in techniques and systems that will work for them.

The Open Hand Trap.

MDTA Karl Thornton's explanation of the open hand trap technique.


Kids and RBSD

MDTA Karl Thornton's explanation for teaching kids Reality Based Self Defense.

 

 

  • ADULT SESSIONS

    18 Years of age and over.

    General Public self defense training. Learning self protection and self preservation, based on Reality Based Self Defense.

  • JUNIOR SESSIONS

    14 to 17 Years of age.

    General Public self defense training. Learning self protection and self preservation, based on Reality Based Self Defense.

  • KIDS SESSIONS

    9 to 13 Years of age.

    Our Kids syllabus is designed to stimulate and build respect, self belief, and when under pressure, strategies to deal with the realities of society today.

  • MINI SESSIONS

    6 to 8 Years of age.

    Our Mini's syllabus is designed to stimulate and build respect, self belief, and when under pressure, strategies to deal with the realities of society today.

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