Empower your team with award winning self-defense training that could save their lives during a violent criminal attack.

Your team will be empowered with self-defense knowledge and skills that comes from law enforcement experience with real criminals.  

Our world class instructors will teach them battle tested self-defense techniques and strategies to make themselves a less desirable target for criminal attacks and also for anti-social attacks like gender based violence.

Everyone deserves to be safe and therefore our self-defense training was developed so that anyone of any age, gender or fitness level can safely learn how to realistically protect themselves and their loved ones.

You will be investing in the safety and wellbeing of your most valuable asset - YOUR EMPLOYEES.

The skills your employees will learn will empower them for the rest of their lives. Even better, they will share their new knowledge with family and friends, meaning that your contribution empowered a wider community!

Gender Based Violence is an enormous challenge in South Africa. By investing in a C.O.B.R.A. self-defense course, you will actively contribute towards fighting this pandemic.


Empower your team with the self-defense knowledge they need to become a harder target for violent criminal attackers. The seminar is 1 hour in duration and we will travel to your site anywhere in the world.

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Join the ranks of major local and international blue chip companies by empowering your employees with life-saving self-defense knowledge. The seminar is 1 hour in duration and conducted via Microsoft Teams or any other virtual meeting platform you prefer.

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Join our award winning practical self-defense course where your team will learn the knowledge and practical skills to defend themselves against a variety of anti-social and criminal attacks. The course is 3 hours in duration and we will travel to your premises anywhere in the world. These sessions are fantastic for team building events!

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 On behalf of the Organisational Development and Employee Wellness team, we would like to express our appreciation for the COBRA presentation on Self Defense. The feedback after the presentation was excellent. Your energy and enthusiasm made the presentation worth attending, and definitely will make a difference on our awareness." 

Arina EngelbrechtWellness Specialist, University of the Free State

 We just want to extend our gratitude for the session conducted on 14th August for our Women’s Month team building. The feedback from all Cepheid ladies has been nothing less than exceptional! Most expressed how very insightful and helpful the session was, the tips especially on the use of everyday items were some of the highlights for the day. Thank you very much Leon, please keep up the great work and continue to contribute to women empowerment!" 

Lerato KhumaloField Application Specialist Team Lead, Cepheid

 Leon and the C.O.B.R.A. team facilitated numerous sessions at our company as part of a life skills and employee wellness programme. Everyone loved the sessions and besides really having fun, equipped us with the knowledge and skill to protect ourselves and our loved ones. Besides the valuable skill, they were extremely supportive of our Covid reschedule requirements." 

Debbie Du PlessisHuman Capital Business Partner, African Bank
Yes, we travel  anywhere in the world to present our  training courses.
Our in-person and virtual self-defense seminars do not have any limitations. With our practical 2-hour courses we prefer to work with a maximum of 60 people at a time for safety reasons. We can  do multiple sessions on the same day or consecutive days , should you have more than 60 people.
Please contact us for a quotation as the cost depends on travelling requirements as well as the number of people who will need training.
Yes, absolutely.  Our internationally certified instructors are fulltime instructors with many years of experience training people from all walks of life. Most of the training focus on the soft skills to avoid becoming the victim. The physical training is conducted in such a way that everybody can participate, irrespective of age, gender or fitness level. No egos are tolerated and safety in training is our top priority. Before and during every physical technique, attendees are made aware of the risks involved. We also limit our student to instructor ratio to ensure we can train safely.
Certificates of attendance are issued after completion of the 2-Hour course. No certificates are issued for attendance of the seminars.
Yes. Our 2 Hour practical course is the perfect team building event. We structure the training in such a way that your team not only learn valuable life-saving skills, but have a fun time while doing so. 
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