Elite Defence Academy International is South Africa’s most reputable, largest, and most trusted Krav Maga training organization. We’ve been training men and women of all ages for almost 15 years now, and our 35 affiliated clubs, 43 certified Krav Maga instructors, and a local and international network of Krav Maga resources, serve to ensure that you get the very best training possible.

We’d like to share our intelligent, powerful system of Krav Maga with you – a system of self defense that is fast, simple, and amazingly user-friendly.



We’re delighted to announce that in proud partnership with the SA Women Fight Back group, EDA International will be offering a self defense workshop exclusively for women on 19 October 2019, from 9am -11am. The fee is R150-00 per person.

The workshop will be presented simultaneously at more than 30 venues across South Africa and Namibia! This workshop is for women age 16 and up – book your spot NOW by clicking on the poster below, or visit www.edacpt.co.za/events. Once you’re there, simply scroll down to the event for 19 October, and register. 

Hope to see you there!

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Bloggers 3We have a number of established Krav Maga clubs and training facilities, where you can visit a free class, try it out, and join up if you wish. 

Our classes are safe, professionally presented, and what we teach is incredibly effective. These classes are primarily aimed at ages 13 upward, and are suitable for men and women of all ages. You don’t have to be fit, in shape, or have any experience at all to start out – just come along, and take the first step toward changing in your life in ways you never would have thought possible.

To view our list of clubs, simply click the “Clubs and Instructors” tab at the top of the page. You’ll be able to see where the clubs are, view the training days and times, and contact information for each club instructor.


Beginner Course Ad Panel Sept 2019Can’t get to a club or class? No problem! You can easily sign up for our step-by-step Online Krav Maga Training Program.

You get cutting-edge Krav Maga training in the form of helpful step-by-step video tutorials that are designed for easy, quick learning – and you can train at your own pace, in the comfort and convenience of your own home.

You get actual real-time support and personal, one-on-one feedback via mail and video. Our goal is to give you everything you want, and to ensure you get the world’s most effective and powerful online Krav Maga training, because we’ve proven that our system works.

And, when when you subscribe, you can register your training buddy for free!

Here’s the opportunity you’ve always wanted: to learn the world’s most dynamic and fast-growing system of Krav Maga, and to change your life forever

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We offer a range of short courses and workshops to suit every need. Not enough time to commit to weekly classes? Too far from one of our clubs? No problem.

We offer public workshops, as well as workshops designed specifically for corporate groups, wellness programs, and teambuilding events. 


CONTACT US today to find out more about our corporate workshops, executive training packages, and teambuilding events.


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Right now, our most active personal training instructors in South Africa are based in and around the greater Johannesburg and Cape Town areas – but are also able to travel to nearby areas if costs are covered. We also have personal training instructors available in Secunda, South Africa, and Swakopmund, Namibia, and more are being added in different areas as trainers become available.

The advantages of personal, one-on-one Krav Maga training are significant: you learn and progress much faster, you receive highly individualized training, and you can schedule the training to suit your availability or lifestyle. In addition to regular scheduled sessions, our personal trainers can also offer you once-off courses which will give you some very useful skills without having to make a long-term commitment to training.

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Learn powerful, intelligent self defense techniques, in the comfort and convenience of your own home or office – right now!

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