EMPOWERING PEOPLE IN A POSITIVE WAY

Founded in 2007, InDefence strives to lead the way in the education of individuals and organisations to undertake action focused on preventing violence in the work place and in everyday life through the research, development and delivery of cutting edge personal safety and defensive tactics.

InDefence provides training and protection for many groups and individuals.

 

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Head Instructor

Ashley Gard

A former member of the Royal Australian Corp of Military Police, Ashley has over 15 years experience within the law enforcement and security industry. Specialising in personal protection, Ashley has been teaching people how to protect themselves and others for more than a decade. Ashley qualified as an instructor in Krav Maga, believing that this system offers people real skills that will save lives.

Ashley is graded to Expert Level and is the Head of Law Enforcement and Military for KMG in Australia/NZ

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Senior Instructor

Anna Hacquoil

Anna is a lawyer and has worked in the legal industry for the past 10 years. Anna’s main goal is to spread the word of Krav to as many people as she can, and especially to women.

Anna is the Head Coordinator for the Womens Division of Krav Maga Global in Australia and New Zealand.

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Senior Instructor

Karen Young

Karen obtained her instructor certification under Eyal Yanilov in 2009. Karen is also a Hardstyle Kettlebell Instructor (HKC) and has some recreational experience in BJJ (Brazilian Ju-Jitsu). In addition to training and instructing Krav Maga Karen has a PhD in the Biological Sciences.

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Intermediate Instructor - Melbourne

Benson Jong

Benson started training in Krav Maga in 2007 and quickly became addicted to the efficient, easy to learn and no-nonsense self defence principles behind Krav Maga. By day, Benson is an electrical engineer (like Eyal Yanilov!) and qualified as an instructor under Eyal Yanilov and Ilya Dunsky in 2011.

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Intermediate Instructor

Daniel Regele

Dan started training in Krav in September 2007 after moving to Australia from Hungary. He gained his instructor certificate in July 2011 under Ilya Dunsky, former head Krav Maga Instructor of the IDF’s Counterterrorist School.

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Intermediate Instructor

Andrea Shoecraft

Andrea is a health IT project manager.

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Intermediate Instructor

Richard Downing

Richard has been working in the aviation industry for over 10 years. During this time Richard has held jobs from Pilot to Operations Manager. Richard has previously worked for the Queensland Police Service Air Wing and was responsible for short notice deployment of assets, transfers and other taskings issued by the QPS.

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Instructor - China

John Daley

John graduated University with a Bachelor of Business Management. He is currently working for Westpac and has been with them for 6 years. He is also doing security work part time to better understand how violent confrontation starts, what it looks like and how that applies to Krav.

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Instructor

Katee Shields

Katee has recently finished a degree in Counter terrorism, Security and Intelligence, and has a genuine interest in the safety and protection of people on a macro scale. Katee works in the security industry and see’s the practical aspect of Krav as its largest strength. Katee wishes to spread the system of Krav to all, especially those who are perceived to be weaker/vulnerable or targets of violence.

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Instructor

Greg Farley

Greg holds a certificate IV in disability services and is a Justice of the Peace Qualified.

Greg works in various fields of disability , has been a doorman and worked in medium secure facilities.

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Instructor

Deon Conradie

Deon is a chartered accountant with experience in the mining, pharmaceutical and education industries. Originally from South Africa, Deon started training Krav Maga in 2013 when he realised the practical value and effectiveness of the system. He qualified as a civilian instructor in 2016 under Rune Lind and Ilya Dunsky

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Instructor

Stacy Shores

Stacy is a full time dad who enjoys teaching our Kid’s Krav classes in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor

James Donison

Originally from Canada, James Donison started training BJJ in 1997. He received his Black Belt from Rodrigo Carvalho Silva (Gracie Barra Vancouver) and Tim Shears (Pacific Top Team) in 2011.

James Donison is hoping to share his knowledge with students who want to train in a fun, family orientated environment. See you on the mats.

Starting something new, especially something like this is always intimidating but I have never not felt welcome with these people. If you are thinking of training in Krav Maga I suggest coming and trying a couple of classes with Ash and Indefence.

E Kinsella, Pilot

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