14 Easy ways you can spot a violent attack before it happens

Have you ever wished that you have the superpower to know when a violent attack is about to happen so that you can prepare yourself and get the tactical advantage over your attacker?  The good …more

Waarom dit nie effektief is om ‘n aanvaller in selfverdediging tussen die bene te skop nie

Geweld teen vroue is ‘n voortslepende probleem in Suid Afrika. Vroue is desperaat en soek na die mees effektiewe selfverdediging tegnieke om hulself te verdedig teen groter en sterker manlike aanvallers. Een van die mees …more

Freezing up during confrontation

Many of our students share their stories with us when signing-up for our couses. In a lot of cases they have been victims of a violent attack. Some had previous training in various self-defense systems …more

Don’t bring a knife to a gun fight…fact or myth?

Most people assume a gun will always be superior to a knife during a violent altercation. But is it true? Will a gun for self-defense always be superior? The answer is both YES and NO. …more

Baby impalas, yummy…

Criminals want easy opportunity when they prepare to do crime to attack their victims. When thinking about self defense, this is the most important knowledge you can acquire to protect yourself and your loved ones. …more

Self-Defense Training for Film & Publications Board

The South African Film and Publications Board recently contracted C.O.B.R.A. Self-Defense to train their employees in reality-based self-defense at their Cape Town and Durban branches.  The Film & Publication Board regulates the content of films, games …more

Gender Based Violence-What YOU can do about it

Gender Based Violence is a term used in South Africa to address violence aimed at women. Many organizations call for stricter legislation to punish offenders. Others advocate that men should be better educated to respect …more