Family Self Defense Academy

Your Family ..Your Safety ! Our concern ..



The Family Self Defence Academy was started with the need to provide self defence classes and courses for the family.  We are a proudly affiliated Self Defense facility and also registered with C.O.B.R.A DEFENSE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL .C.O.B.R.A.™ was created in the United States of America by a former  Sheriff, Maximum Security Corrections Officer and Martial Arts expert.  The system combines real experience in law enforcement, corrections,  multiple combative systems and military advisement. C.O.B.R.A.™ is  structured just like a police academy. Link to our C.O.B.R.A DEFENSE WEBSITE , click here

F.S.D.A. offers a range of different skills in a class format , from close combat to anti rape , home invasion and more. One great benefit is that you will gain confidence , awareness and improve your fitness at the same time. F.S.D.A is a division of Precision Fitness - Premuim suppliers of Health and Fitness equipment.

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Self Defense Courses and Classes

  • R60.00
  • 05/22/2017 12:00 AM
  • F.S.D.A 12 Granite Road , Fourways .

This is a twice weekly class held every Monday and Friday morning at 7;00am. We teach the basics of self defence where students can get a level of confidence to carry them into the more technical or advanced courses.

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  • R350.00
  • 07/08/2017 08:30 AM
  • At the workplace

Corporate Self Defense training can range anywhere from brief lectures/seminars on enhancing awareness with no physical training at all to full-blown programs that include awareness training along with comprehensive training in specific and necessary physical self defense skills. Companies need to see the short-term and long-term value in providing important life-saving skills for their employees.

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  • R3500.00
  • 07/29/2017 06:00 PM
  • 12 Granite Road , Fourways .

The Basic Self defense Course Level 1 introduces the student to a wide range of self defense applications when faced with attacks and weapon defense. These basic skills are essential to learn as it starts to build confidence and fitness. The course can be great fun but students need to understand that we teach and prepare you for the real world. You will learn to punch and you will be punched. Get prepared to be pushed. You will also learn additional skills on small joint manipulation , Ground work ( Anti Rape ) , Knife disarm and Gun Disarm.

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  • R280.00
  • 08/05/2017 11:31 AM
  • Johannesburg

This is a condensed version of the Basic 4 hour course where participants learn some of the skills needed for self defense but in a reduced time of 2 hours. This is really just basic procedure in the event of an attack.

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  • R400.00
  • 09/02/2017 08:30 AM
  • 12 Granite Road , Fourways .

This course is an excellent introductory course covering a wide range of self-defense applications. Students will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. You don’t have to be in shape or superfit to complete the course. If you are not sure about your physical condition and if you will be able to complete the training then please call us for advice ! There is lots to learn ..

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  • R250.00
  • 10/31/2017 08:30 AM
  • 12 Granite Road , Fourways , JHB

Our Armed Robbery Awareness Training can by done by Companies or Private Individuals. With the current state of Companies being robbed and employees safety compromised we have put together a training course in Robbery Safety.

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C.O.B.R.A Defense Courses

C.O.B.R.A. Self Defense Training - A Police academy for civilians

  • R595.00
  • 05/17/2016 08:00 PM
  • 12 Granite Road , Fourways , JHB

This program is designed for children to become more bully resistant. It is made to put the power into the family not the school . We help you develop a plan for the child and his or her family .. this is where it all starts ..

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  • R695.00
  • 09/09/2017 08:30 PM
  • 12 Granite Road , Fourways , JHB

This is a 6 hour day packed with self defense tools and great fun to do .. Generally survival camps are conducted on a Saturday, as most adults and families are off work.

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  • R2800.00
  • 09/30/2017 09:00 AM
  • 12 Granite Road , Fourways , JHB

The 10 week academy is a top sort after program and will give you survival tools that will be easy to learn but tough going . This is a Police Academy for Civilians.

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Self Defense Products

Self Protection Products that may save your life ..

Self Protection Products

Emergency Assistance cover

Our emergency assistance cover is month by month policy cover giving added value by providing benefits like Medical Assistance , Bail protection , Legal Assistance and MORE ... for just R35:00 per month ..


Honeycomb Hair Brush

Honeycomb Hair Brush with hidden concealed pointed knife .. This self defense knife is actually a stiletto dagger.

R325.00 R320.00

Baton APS - Expandable

Baton APS - Expandable.

R379.00 R349.00

Neck Knife

Neck Knife -



Kubotans are highly accessible, extremely durable, and very effective self defense weapons.


Keyring Knuckleduster

This keyring knuckleduster is super useful weapon and easy to carry around. It can easily be used on your keyring as it is light and super sturdy to hold..


Lipstick Pepper spray - 10ml direct stream

Self defensive device - pepper spray Looks like a round shaped lipstick or perfume container with a simulated rhinestone heart on the side Sprays up to 2-3m with an accurate stream


Pepper Spray Direct Stream 40gram / 60ml with Pouch

Liquid Bullet Pepper Spray is specifically designed and developed to release a tight coherent stream pattern directed at the attacker without contaminating the immediate surroundings.



Antony Hofer

President and CEO ( F.S.D.A )

Antony Hofer heads up the Gauteng division on F.S.D.A. and brings his experience and background together to form a successful team of highly qualified team members.

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Johannesburg - Fourways

Classes and courses are held in Fourways Johannesburg OR onsite as requested by customers

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Contact the Family Self Defense Academy for details on Course and Classes

12 Granite Road, Sandton, South Africa


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