Congratulations to Ventatia Zeelie who received the C.O.B.R.A. “Top Gun Award” upon attaining the highest overall score during the recent C.O.B.R.A. 5 Week Self-Defense Academy which was hosted in Bloemfontein. Ventatia attained the highest overall score in the following evaluation categories:
- Â Assertiveness Command Presence
- Decision making/control
- Physical techniques
Over a period of 5 weeks students received training in a wide array of topics including the psychology of self defense, unarmed combat, defense against fire-arms, defense against edged weapons, ground techniques, use of everyday items as weapons and Â anti-abduction to name but a few.
TrainingÂ included combat fitness drills as well as scenario training. The course ended on a high note with a practical evaluation called THE MATRIX where students had to complete a series of physical exercises followed by Â 2 minutes Â combat against an “attacker” dressed in a padded suit. Students were able to apply all they have learnt and use force in the application of the techniques to provide a realistic experience.