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Weapon Survival Essentials – Toowoomba, Kinetic Fighting, Charlie

Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat (KEF–IC), Fechner Integrated Combatives and HMR Combatives

Weapon Survival Essentials – Toowoomba, Kinetic Fighting, Charlie

1:00pm, Sun 29 May, 2022

Event Details

Self defence and protection seminar

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

A veteran of multiple combat tours, former Australian commando, Sergeant Paul Cale rewrote the book on Special Forces Close-Quarter Fighting (CQF), creating the foundation for the Australian Army Combatives Program (ACP)KEF–IC (Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat)encapsulates the methods underpinning Cale’s military programs. These methods are now being offered to non-military personnel. Whether you want to improve your existing martial arts skills, or 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 and becoming a Combatives Master Trainer. 

In this course (Charlie module in the KEF–IC syllabus), you will discover the essential components of surviving an armed attack. A mix of theory and practice, these lessons will help you hone fundamental skill sets and integrate Kinetic Fighting’s core principles and survival strategies into your thinking as well as your actions.

Hosted by Fechner Integrated Combatives and HMR Combatives, KEF–IC accredited instructor Chris Fechner and his associate Douglas Eacersall will teach Cale’s battle-proven principals and survival tactics.

Chris's martial arts journey spans nearly two decades as a student, instructor, submission grappling/MMA veteran and security professional. Chris holds instructor qualifications in KEF–IC, Krav Maga, Silat (Raw Combat International) and Close Quarters Combat (Scientific Fighting Congress of Australia). He holds black belts in Jissen Budo (4th Dan), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Escrima and Freestyle Hapkido. He is also a Level 1 expert in Krav Maga (tested and certified in Israel). He also trains Aussie soldiers at Borneo Barracks as part of an ACP/KEF–IC skill-enhancement program. 

Douglas has been practising martial arts and combat sports for over 30 years. He is a long-term practitioner of Boxing, Japanese Swordsmanship, Historical European Martial Arts, La Canne Vigny and Western Combatives, and holds grades in Kinetic Fighting–Integrated Combat (KEF–IC), Aikido, Mau Rakau (Maori martial arts), Kendo and Krav Maga. He is also a Jissen Budo black belt as well as the founder and chief instructor of the Historical School of Defence and HMR Combatives in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.

On successful completion of these courses, participants will receive KEF–IC certificates and level patches. 

COURSE Content:

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.


Places limited. Secure your spot now.   

Date/Time: Sunday, 29 May 2022. 1pm-4pm (Please arrive 15 mins early).   

Location: Elite Fitness Studio, 1/23 Pechey St, South Toowoomba QLD 4350 

Prerequisites: None – complete beginners and advanced practitioners welcome.   

COVID19 Safety Plan in place.