EDA Flagship Class

EDA Web Panel Des Dec 2019

Elite Defence Academy International’s flagship class is presented in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, by Des Brown, founder and chief instructor of the EDA Krav Maga system.


Phone: 076 533 9715

Mail: des@edakravmaga.com


17 Bradford Rd

Days & Times:
Mondays and Wednesdays, 7pm – 8pm


EDA BDA strip

Your Bedfordview membership entitles you to full-time access to the private, 5-star BDA Gym and all its facilities, which include:

  • Exclusive Krav Maga instruction, once or twice per week, presented by Elite Defence Academy International’s chief instructor, Des Brown (level 6 Black Belt)
  • State of the art Technogym free weight and machine training facilities
  • Cardio and fitness training equipment
  • Cross-training, plyometrics and boxing equipment
  • Steam room and showers
  • Free Pilates, Yoga, and Aerobic Dance Fusion classes
  • Access to the juice bar / health bar
  • Discovery Vitality points for attendance of Krav Maga classes or gym use
  • A safe, secure environment which includes access control and secure parking 

Visitors are warmly invited to try a complimentary Krav Maga class, and all are welcome. Our training is safe, professional, visitor-friendly, and suited to men and women of all ages and fitness levels.

Your first class is free. Should you wish to enrol thereafter, the Bedfordview flagship class fee structure is as follows:

EDA Bedfordview Fee Structure 2019



Des web picDes is the Chief Instructor and founder of Elite Defence Academy International, and a director of EDA Weapons Academy.

He is also the founder and director of Kids Academy, a division of EDA which provides self defense training for children.

He is a military combat veteran with a lifelong background in Karate, Tai Chi, and several other martial arts. Des has been practicing and teaching Krav Maga for 15 years, and heads up the growing team of 53 certified instructors across 36 clubs in 7 countries, who make up the Elite Defence Academy International family.

Des carries the rank of 6th level Black Belt within the Elite Defence Academy Krav Maga system.

To arrange a visit to the Bedfordview class, or obtain more information, please contact Des via the details at the top of this page.

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