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Professional and great experienced instructors. Definitely a “must do course” for every single human being, mentally and physically. It was so much FUN!!! Yolanda and Leon, you guys are fantastic! Never stop what you are doing. Roelene Groenewald, Bloemfontein.

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Leon and his wife created the perfect environment to learn the necessary skills about defending yourself. Their knowledge and passion made me go back for every lesson, with excitement and anticipation. After completing my 5-week self-defense course, I decided to sign-on for another 6 months to build muscle-memory regarding all the techniques. Ankia Coetzee, Bloemfontein.

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What an experience! We finished the 5 week course (10 classes) last night and I feel extremely empowered. I already signed up for the ongoing classes, because 10 classes just isn’t enough! Leon and Yolanda are knowledgeable, professional, patient and passionate – you CANNOT go wrong investing in the self-defense course. I thoroughly enjoyed learning valuable life-saving skills. Highly recommended. Carla Ellis, Bloemfontein.

 

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 If you are looking for the professional self defense coach you are the right place, Leon and Yolanda are friendly and patient to show you everything they know and the knowledge they have, join the cobra self defense is the best investment yourself. Zoe Tin-Chun Lin, Bloemfontein.

 

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Very informative and I loved the fact that its practical scenarios that are actually realistic. Nomalungelo Vilakazi.

 

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Leon was a fantastic instructor. Good, practical ways to defend yourself. Louise Kelder, African Bank.

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Amazing, I love their training cos anyone, any size or shape you can do it. It’s also but very informative and makes you think. Kefiloe Raphela, African Bank.

 

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Thank you so much for coming to @african_bank. I learnt so much and Leon is a great instructor.. He deserves ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Khanyisa Daga, African Bank.

 

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Perfect institution to assist in self defence. Karabo Dave Moepi, African Bank.

 

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My daughter attended the 1 day self-defense course and she is super empowered! I can recommend this for ALL woman (especially students); she was attacked on campus recently and if she knew the stuff she knows now, the situation would definitely have a different outcome!For the first time in her life my daughter feels truly empowered and cannot stop talking about her experience. Thank you for your positive and practical presentation-I believe that if you made a difference in one girl’s life and helped her to save herself in a situation in the future, it was a success. Again, thank you very very much. Letitia Reyneke, Parent of University Student.

 

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Great to be associated with C.O.B.R.A. Defense South Africa. They understand our industry and our corporate client needs. Well done to our officers who had a most enjoyable day doing something different but also developing and improving skills. This is part of the Thorburn DNA which we developed over 17 years. Dolf Scheepers, Chief Operating Officer, Thorburn Security Solutions.

 

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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 Defence. 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 Engelbrecht, Wellness Specialist, University of the Free State.

 

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Leon Myburgh is an established self-defense expert instructor. Anyone who has the chance to train with him and his team will not only learn life-saving self-defense skills, but they will enjoy the process. Highly recommended. John Graden, Martial Arts Teachers Association.

 

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Great experience. Learned a lot not just about how to defend yourself physically but also on what decisions to take in certain situations especially on when to fight and when not to fight. I would recommend it for everyone not just women. Beandre Venter, 1 Day Course Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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I did the 1day self defense course with Leon, and it was great! I will definitely recommend this to ALL women, regardless of your age! The 1day course will provide you with the basic self defense techniques. Lecia Pienaar, 1 Day Course Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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Everyone should empower themselves with skills that could save their life. Courtney Grace Gordon. 

 

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Thank you very much for such a nice experience we made at your courses yesterday! All of us had a lot of fun and we really enjoyed it. You do a great and important job!!! Ela Elaa, Bloemfontein.

 

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Vanoggend was ek en Dané daar, hierdie is die “real deal”! Geen tydmors of snaakse bewegings en goed nie, reguit op die punt af, selfvedediging. Persoonlike tyd en aandag is aan ons gegee en ek is baie in my skik, niks hier geleer wat net vir die mooigeit is nie, alles op die man af om jou lewe te red. Dankie Leon en Jollie, ons sien julle weer. Jacques Breed, 1 Day Course Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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Excellent course. Highly recommended!!! Beate Lindeque, 10 Week Academy Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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Ons het die 10 week opleiding in 3 dae gedoen, omdat ons van ver kom. Daar was oorgenoeg tyd vir inoefen en vir die verfyning van die tegniek. Ons is bemagtig met tegnieke wat op meer as een aanval gebruik kan word en dit maak dit makliker om te onthou. Ek is so dankbaar dat ek die belegging in my lewe gemaak het en sal dit vir almal aanbeveel. 5*e vir julle! Karien du Plessies, 10 Week Academy Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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Enjoyed everything, especially the awareness techniques and the deadly force techniques.  The best self defense course that taught me to become more aware of my surroundings and it also taught me pre-attack indicators. I can now defend myself much better than before. Instructors are 5 stars out of 5 stars, very accommodating and funny. Pearl Mokhahlane, 10 Week Academy Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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Enjoyed small groups, personal attention and motivation. Safe environment to make mistakes and correct them. Scenario training is intense and very real. Teaching mentality and not only technique. 5 Stars! 5 Stars! 5 Stars! This is an investment you owe yourself. I would say that your self-care is not complete without self-defense training at Cobra. The instructors are equipped and attentive to individual needs. Course content is 10/10. Instructors 10 Stars! Well done. Thank You! Ilana Serfontein, 10 Week Academy Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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Enjoyed everything! Engaging style, non threatening environment, free to ask questions. Pushing the limits when necessary.Course content is 10/10. Instructors 20/10!!!! Yolandi Swart, 10 Week Academy Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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I will motivate others to attend. Very good for yourself. Matthys Serfontein, 10 Week Academy Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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We had a lovely time. A few people are still bruised! Our CEO was very impressed with you and your team. Thank you again. Michelle Schmidt, Area Manager, Medical Nutritional Institute, Pretoria.

 

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This course was my best investment in myself. Ankia Germishuys, 10 Week Academy Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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Thank you for a wonderful training session and for making such a serious subject a lot of fun. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Buntu Magobiyana, Social Development Co-ordinator: Biodiversity Social Projects, South African National Parks.

 

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Thank you once again for making time available to showcase the COBRA self- defence programme. It was a professional and highly enjoyable demo. Adv Karen Pillay, Senior Manager (Security Solutions- Physical) ESKOM.

 

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I just wanted to say a huge big thank you for taking the time to come and see us today.  The girls thoroughly enjoyed the presentation and it was extremely informative. We look forward to doing something similar in the future. Much appreciated. Elise Stone, Area Manager Free State and N Cape, AVIS BUDGET RENT A CAR.

 

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Absolutely insightful and realistic training! I did the 10 week course and recommend it to absolutely everyone I know! Even after the very first class I was kicking myself for not doing it sooner. I believe everybody needs this, especially South-Africans! Thank you Leon and Yolanda for the time and effort you took training us. I now have the confidence going out in to the world each day Knowing I can defend myself should I face a dangerous situation. Theda Shawe, 10 Week Academy Graduate, Bloemfontein.

 

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Thank you Leon & Yolanda, PAREXEL staff enjoyed the sessions a lot! I think this will be the main topic of all conversations for a long time. Anita Pretorius-Booysen, PAREXEL.

 

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Thank you so much for the self defense training today at Centurion Eye Hospital. It was a big eye opener. Marie Dumas Jennings, Centurion Eye Hospital.

 

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Thank you very much for this great opportunity Leon and Yolanda. You rock !!!!!!Julle is ysters !!!! Paul Bester, Afriforum Langenhovenpark.

 

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Ek wil net baie dankie se vir Saterdag se kursus. Ek en Mandy het dit vreeslik baie geniet! Mandy kan nie uitgepraat raak oor julle nie! Weer dankie,  ons het so baie geleer en soveel pret gehad! Ella, Bloemfontein.

 

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One of our Armed Response Officers who attended the C.O.B.R.A. Protection Specialist Self-Defense Course responded to an incident. Upon arrival the Response Officer was confronted by an aggressive male suspect and a physical scuffle ensued during which the Response Officer dropped his firearm. Upon reviewing the video footage of the incident I noticed how the C.O.B.R.A. training kicked in and the Response Officer managed to subdue the suspect and recover his firearm.  I highly recommend C.O.B.R.A. Self-Defense South Africa. Christiaan Muller, CEO, Vetus Schola Protection Services.

 

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I joined Cobra Fighting Systems, because I was looking for a self defense system that would actually work in real life situations. Where your attackers are armed with guns and knives and could not care less about your life. This far the Cobra Fighting Systems has not only met this high expectation above but has surpassed it. In only a few classes, we have not only learned the physical know how on what to do to protect ourselves during an attack. But the system has also taught us on how to prevent being a victim in the first place. I highly recommend the Cobra Fighting System to any one that would want to learn effective self defense for real world situations. That is taught by passionate and knowledgeable instructors in an interactive and fun class environment. Where quality training is given to each person to ensure that you would be able to defend yourself. Terry 36 (Bloemfontein).

 

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After completing two one day courses and a five week course I enrolled for weekly COBRA classes. I started COBRA to ensure I can protect myself and after being assaulted by a co-worker. This system has definitely proved to be highly effective.The instructors are very friendly and helpful creating a supporting energy in a positive environment. Paying attention to small details which reassure you of their knowledge of the program and commitment to helping you. Join COBRA now so you can gain the confidence and knowledge to defend yourself. This is a system applicable to anyone which helps overcome personal barriers as well. V.Z. (Bloemfontein).

 

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I am a former member of the South African Police Special Task Force and trained in specialized functions such as anti-hostage situations. The C.O.B.R.A. course is an excellent course and I loved the way the instructor presented the course material. My specialized police training was mostly focused on offensive techniques but here I also learned to focus on defensive techniques. My wife definitely needs to attend the next 5 Week Academy. JJ d T, Bloemfontein.