Principal Instructor

Karl Thornton is one of Australias most experienced and qualified combatives instructors

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), Qualified in Predictive Profiling.

LICENSES

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

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

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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Since our opening day back in 2010, our training has provided self-defence training for professionals and the general public, that has changed their lives.
Since our opening day back in 2010, our training has provided self-defence training for professionals and the general public, that has changed their lives.
Since our opening day back in 2010, our training has provided self-defence training for professionals and the general public, that has changed their lives.

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