South African Self Defence Academy is a South African based school of Martial Arts and Self Defence

Our unique programme teaches the student armed and unarmed defence. We concentrate on street survival. It is suitable for men, women and children of all ages and physical abilities. Our unique program teaches the student unarmed defense from a standing and ground position.

Weapons taught include Nunchaka, Bo (long staff), Tonfa and Sai. These weapons are highly effective in single and multiple attack situations as well as against edged weapons

Our Philosophy

To empower children and adults by systematically building confidence and capabilities regardless of age, size or physical ability.


Our instructors are well trained, professional and dedicated. We are a large, well run school of martial arts that has been operating since 1999. We have a fulltime administrative office. We have dojos in the Western Cape and Boland areas. All instructors are trained in teaching techniques and are regularly assessed and upgraded in their teaching abilities. This is done directly under the guidance of the founders and Chief Instructors.


Contact us to obtain a complimentary ticket for you or your child for 2 free trial lessons.

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