mdta - REALITY BASED SELF DEFENSE - PRIMAL SYSTEMS
MDTA - PRIMAL COMBATIVES
MDTA systems range from full non-pain compliant techniques and tactics such as deflecting, redirecting, warding, and restraint and control. Through to techniques and tactics required for fast defensive applications, utilizing primal combatives.
We don't just deal with the physical, we deal with the psychology of violence and self preservation. The realities of violence. Self preservation and protection.
Fancy technique will not save you under real duress and stress. You need to develop primal techniques that utilize Gross Motor Skills.
INSTRUCTING BY EXPERIENCE
MDTA's Founder and Principal Combatives Instructor, Karl Thornton was awarded the Medaille OTT by the International Bodyguard Association and this Medal is the IBA's medal for meritous and protective service by a person who has served in an area in conflict including Iraq, Afghanistan, Balkans, Thailand, Northern Ireland, PNG, Northern, Southern and Western Africa. Providing protection.
Karl was awarded the Medaille OTT for his operational services in South East Asia and proving exemplary behaviour under hostile conditions.
Karl is also a certified military combatives instructor, a police defensive tactics instructor, as well as a special operations instructor.
Karl is also a regognised Instructor by the WCA
(World Combat Association)
He also has experience in the security industry in Crowd Control, and in the bodyguard industry as an executive protection specialist.
MDTA is a Member of the World Combat Association, and runs an approved WCA syllabus recognised world wide.
Tactical Operations Training
Karl is one of the Specialist Instructors assisting RawImpact with their TOT (Tactical Operations Training) programme with the Cambodian National Police, Anti-Human Trafficking and Criminal Investigation Divisions.
Police TOT (Tactical Operations Training)
WE ARE DIFFERENT
Our sessions are not simply self-defense classes they are an all round learning environment, that cover not only the physical, but the psychological and emotional aspects of aggressive behaviours and violent encounters.
We train not only in physical techniques; we also train in environmental/situational awareness, danger zones, physical confrontational readiness, and your strengths and weaknesses.
From a beginner, to an experienced Black Belt, or security industry expert. MDTA will provide a full all round system that can be used on its own, or incorporated into your current training regime.