Professional Close Quarter Combat
Our professional Close Quarter Combat (CQC) and Advanced Control and Restraint courses are designed and aimed specifically at security personnel such as: Close Protection Operatives (CPO’s) also known as bodyguards, door supervisors and security operatives, police officers, prison officers and other individuals working in a high risk environment where protecting others is an integral part of their job. The courses are among the most advanced courses available in the private sector outside the armed forces. The system that you will learn is the powerful DEFOF system which is one of the most effective and complete systems in the world.Get More Information
About the Course
The techniques and philosophies taught on the course really work in high pressure reality situations. You will take part in several live exercises from fighting in a confined space to evacuating a principal (VIP under your protection) out of a high risk attack and danger situation. You will introduced to the powerful DEFOF system of self defence, and learn how to control large and strong aggressors, multiple attackers, groups, weapons and disengagement, Psychology, biomechanics, and much more…
Powerful DEFOF physical self defence system
The latest personal security theory, equipment and tactics.
The victim mentality, behaviour and body language to understand how to avoid being targeted.
Controlling fear and anxiety in any crisis situation using advanced NLP techniques and reasoning skills.
Advanced effective control and restraint personal protection and self defence techniques. These will include crowd control, group attack scenarios, ground fighting skills, stand-up work, advanced weapon disarming, pressure points, kill-zones and stoppage zones.
Body language and threat assessment.
Voice commands – it’s what you say and how you say it that can make all the difference.
Diffusing and de-escalating a situation and managing aggression.
Our Instructors are all highly trained self defence and unarmed combat instructors with wealth of real-world combat and security experience:
Reece M Coker (Chief Instructor) Ex-Military – Royal Navy Submarine Service and British Army.
Major (Retired) Huw A Roberts (level 5 instructor, Combat Academy Managing Director and Chief Executive of the UK Self Defence and Martial Arts Guild) former British Army Airborne Forces Officer and Chief Instructor of the Royal Military Police Close Protection Unit.
Rocky Tamplin (Deputy Chief Instructor) Level 5 Instructor and ground-fighting specialist.
Magdy Roshdy (Level 3 Instructor and Training Delivery Director) Former Egyptian Military.
Ross McLeod (Chief Operating Officer) Formerly Inspector for Strathclyde Police.
Jason Hare (HQ Senior Instructor) Level 4 Instructor.
Taking Things Forward
We run a range of courses and options from doing the UK.SDMAG instructor qualification; 1/2 day, full day and 8 to 12 weeks advanced CQC courses:
With both professional courses, a certificate and full endorsement from the UK Self Defence and Martial Arts Guild (UK.SDMAG) is included.
Successful candidates will also receive a written commendation from Major (Retired) Huw Roberts which will act as a reference for CP and security work. This is particularly useful when individuals are not from a martial arts or military background and want to compete favourably with those who are.
Upon completion of the course, you will receive:
- Written commendation letter and reference
- Summary of skills learned and endorsement (can be published and used on LinkedIn)
- Learning credits towards becoming a Certified Self Defence Instructor
- Skills that distinguish you as a professional within the industry.