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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Grappling based on technique not strength which makes it possible to defeat a much larger opponent.....


Hapkido the Art of Co-ordinated Power.....


Discipline and Respect is core learning for Warriors.....


The Art of Hand and Foot. Dynamic, Simple and Effective.....

Little Warriors

Motor Skills, Co-ordination and Respect a core learning.....

Cage Fitness

30 Minute, non contact, intense workout.....

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Welcome to CSDF Coffs:

CSDF teachers under the guidance of Senior Instructor & Principal Bernard Town using the most modern skills pulling from experience from nearly 40 years of continual training, within a culture of traditional values of mutual respect and honour since 2000.

CSDF teaches with our core focus on modern up to date techniques for self defence and fitness guided by traditional values.

We have a strong background within the community, with on-going programs specific to Women of Domestic Violence, Street Self Defence Awareness for the unemployed, Teens at High School as well as tailored courses for the indigenous and disability services.

Our Senior Instructor:

Bernard started training in Judo in 1973 as a youngster and then changed to Jujitsu as a teenager in the early 80's. It wasn't until Bernard started training in Taekwondo in 1988 did the continual journey of training really begin.

Senior Instructor Bernard has over 23 years experience teaching as a Black Belt with a 5th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, 4th Degree Black Belt in Hapkido and a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu BJJ, as well as experience in Judo, Jujitsu and Kick Boxing.

Bernard has travelled the globe assisting/teaching seminars in Hapkido, focusing on his personal adaptable functionality of Hapkido.

For more information on the programs we can offer you please follow this link . Programs.

Bernard is fully accredited through the (MAIA) Martial Arts Industry Association (video link under MAIA logo on left) with a Police check and Child Protection Certified.

Bernard is an Authentic PUNCHFIT trainer which is accredited through Fitness Australia, Accredited Level 1 Coach and Level Two (2) Referee and holds a Senior First Aid certificate. Bernard has trained and assisted in seminars in Australia, Finland, Canada and the USA.

Our Facilities:

CSDF Training Centre

Combined Self Defence & Fitness (CSDF)head office is purpose built (and owned) full time training centre with over 300sq metres of insulated and matted training floor. Combined Self Defence & Fitness is located in Coffs Harbour on the Mid North Coast half way between Sydney and Brisbane on the east coast of Australia.

Our school is fully equipped with punch pads,kick shields, padded floor and walls for your safety and plenty of mirrors for the student to achieve what ever level they wish to aspire too.

Coffs Harbour Programs include;

Little Warriors, Warriors, Taekwondo, Hapkido, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA and KickBoxing/PadWorkout for Fitness

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Modern and up to date skills soaked in Traditional values and etiquette.

... Changing Coffs Harbour for the better, one student at a time ...