Karl Thornton

Principal Instructor

Australian Principal Instructor MDTA, 1st Dan Black Belt, Gan Gan Tao, 3rd Degree Black Belt MDTA, 3rd Dan Black Belt Diploma (IBF), Level 8 MDTA Instructor, Level 3 CSO Instructor, MDTA - Registered Combatives & Tactical Operations Instructor, Registered Instructor within the World Combat Association, Certificate II in Security Operations, Certificate III in Security Operations, Certificate III in Investigative Services, Diploma of Security & Risk Management, Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Qualified Baton & Handcuffs, Qualified Firearms, Qualified Private Investigator, Certificate IV in Government (Investigation), Qualified Crisis Negotiator, Qualified Undercover Operations, Qualified Human Trafficking Investigation, Diploma of Professional Counselling, Certified Police Trainer (CNP).

Licensed Bodyguard, Licensed Security Trainer, Licensed Private Investigator, Licensed Firearms.


Member of the IBF (International Budo Federation), Member of the WCA (World Combat Association), Principal Representative of the World Combat Association, Associate Member of the IBA (International Bodyguard Association).

Former Member of The British Bodyguard Association.
Former Member of ASIS International.

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