Self Defence Training

Self Defence Training

Arakan Martial Art® was created for the ‘real world’. Our focus is on fast, powerful, practical and adaptable self-defence techniques to help keep you and loved ones safe.

Arakan Martial Art® is suited to today’s urban environment and was created as a fast and effective self-defence style suited for the modern world in which we live in. We teach effective self-defence techniques that are efficient, practical and easily adaptable to the street environment. Arakan is a fast, powerful, unique, fluid, practical and highly effective self-protection style against one or even multiple attackers.

We believe everyone has the right to defend themselves and their loved ones. Our goal is to equip you with the techniques, discipline, conditioning and skills to remain calm in heightened situations and to diffuse many situations that you may encounter in real life scenarios.

Arakan Martial Art® is not, nor has ever been a ‘ring’ or competition based style and has the potential to end a situation in your favour quickly and effectively.

Arakan Martial Art® is not just about kicking or striking, it goes beyond the physical. Not only do you learn practical self defence skills; you also gain self-confidence, empowerment, focus and awareness. You will learn situational awareness, often seeing a potential for a situation before it escalates, then being able to diffuse or divert prior to the situation becoming an incident.

Our lessons are structured for you to quickly become proficient in being able to defend yourself and others. Arakan is systemic and dynamic with a major emphasis on technique, as well as conditioning. You do not need size or strength in order to effectively protect yourself or others.

The ‘street’ or a potential situation is very unpredictable by nature. There are no set rules or parameters; you have to learn to deal with the chaotic nature of a confrontation. Arakan Martial Art® is very rich in terms of how one may respond in any situation. You will learn fast and effective self defence techniques against different stimuluses such as kicks, punches, grabs, tackles etc.

Arakan Martial Art® is incredibly adaptable. Through training you will learn to have greater control over your body, become physically fitter, stronger and more agile. By having a greater control over your body, you will be better able to take control over your opponent.

You will also have the opportunity to learn defence in different environments and stimulus’s. For example, you will learn to defend yourself against a potential attack with a weapon such as a baseball bat or knife. What if you are dragged to the ground or somehow ended up there in a potentially worse situation? You will learn various defences and how to protect yourself in all of these situations and more.

Arakan Martial Art® holds Seminars in different environments such as a Night Club, Train, Gaol and even in your car! You will learn effective and efficient self protection techniques in close quarters or even against multiple attackers. Being confined to a car or train is no barrier to effectively being able to defend yourself and loved ones.

You will learn powerful and effective techniques to defend yourself in any potential situation in any environment. Arakan Martial Art® is incredibly rich in terms of how you are able to respond in any scenario. There are no barriers to effectively protecting yourself and your loved ones.

For more information on our Seminars, please visit our Seminar section of the website

Our goal for you to achieve at Training Arakan Martial Art® is some of the following:

  • increase situational and environmental awareness,
  • learn practical and effective self-defence skills,
  • gain self-confidence, empowerment, focus and awareness,
  • learn skills and techniques to ensure the safety and wellbeing of yourself and loved ones,
  • learn skills to remain calm in heightened situations,
  • learn to diffuse and divert a potential situation,
  • learn to control any situation should it escalate, effectively and efficiently,
  • increase your health and fitness,
  • learn to manage stressful situations and levels,
  • improve mental focus and concentration,
  • gain a greater understanding of body mechanics,
  • improve hand eye coordination and speed, and increase self-motivation and self-discipline.

Arakan Martial Art® self-defence classes and personal training private lessons are available in a large number of areas around Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Perth.

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Arakan Martial Art® seminars, self-defence classes and personal training private lessons are available in a large number of areas around Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Northern Rivers NSW and Perth


Logan has been undertaking Arakan Martial Art training since early 2008. We began the training as a way of focussing his energy. He has loved every minute of it, and has gained in confidence, focus, self esteem, strength and general fitness. Logan has a private lesson and a group lesson every week. 

Kelly, Mother of Logan

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Burnt-out to Bulletproof

It warms our heart to hear of stories of how people how literally transformed their lives through training Arakan Martial Art®
We often hear the excuses ‘I’m too old, too fat, too sick, not fit enough…’ the list goes on.
To tell the truth, we all have ‘stuff’ going on in our lives, however it’s how we deal with that ‘stuff’ that determines whether we live a happy and fulfilled life, or not.
Dave shares his story of how he went from being a burnt-out, ‘old, sick, depressed, stressed out 35 year old guy’ to a ‘bulletproof 45 year old man’ who is fitter, faster and stronger than he has been in his whole life!
Dave tells of how training Arakan regularly and consistently transformed his health and wealth in all aspects of his life. He became more empowered and confident in his business, at home, in his relationships and now feels bulletproof.

Martial Arts for over 40's

Martial arts’ is traditionally seen as something we enrol our children into whilst at school or we participated when we were younger. We all see the benefits of learning a martial art; improved fitness and health, balance, coordination, focus, discipline and agility, as well as learning self defence skills. However, more adults are beginning to see the benefits of training a martial art and beginning their journey as a mature aged student. 

There is no age barrier to training Arakan Martial Art®. We have students as young as 3 years of age and as old as 83 learning Arakan Martial Art®.  READ MORE