We offer three types of seminars

Knife Defense and Tactical Solutions

  1. Knife to knife combat.
  2. Translation of knife combat to realities of street armed confrontation (either side can be  armed).
  3. Empty hand solutions based on knife combat experience.
  4. Defense with improvised weapons and tactical baton.
  5. Extreme Close Quarters with and without a blade.
  6. Teaching the mentality of knife assault to gain understanding of knife defense.
  7. Multiple opponents scenarios (the defender armed, unarmed).

Short weapons

A short weapons seminar may include and cover the following: knife, machete, tactical baton, Improvised weapons (kubotan, umbrella, magazine) and empty hand defense against bladed weapons.

Knife to knife combat . All range fighting Machete (bolo) to machete combat.

Tactical baton on knife (including multiple opponents). Improvised weapons defense (including multiple opponents).

Traditional weapons

Sword (Katana or Longsword), staff  (Jo or Bo) and spear/Polearm (Yari or Naginata).

The approach to combat with these weapons is that of complete realism, which means combat proven.

Seminar Videos

Short weapon fighting seminar, Russia.

Improvised weapons seminar, France.

Multiple opponents seminar, France.

Knife fighting seminar, Netherlands.

Hosting a seminar

Seminars can be exclusive events for one’s organization or they can be open to the public, it depends on the host. Hosting can be done by you and you organization or a joint effort in which two or more entities collaborate.

Seminar format

Seminars are usually done in a two day event format with a total of 12 to 16 hours of training.

Other formats are available.

Costs and terms:

The cost is 1250 EU (introductory seminar) + Air fair, food and lodging (usually for three nights). Lodging can be a hotel or an alternative type of accommodation preferable to the host.

The host will pay for the flight ticket in advance and the seminar fee upon completion of the seminar.



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Short Weapons Instructor Course 1 & 3rd Seminar

Location: Netherlands , Eindhoven.

Dates: 6-7-8.4.2018

Agenda: short Weapons Instructor Course level 1 (SWIC1) and an open seminar

Host : Ruud Metsemakers

Teaching : Alexander Zhelezniak

Upcoming events 2018

ACT seminars & instructor courses planned for 2018.


Mexico – 3-d Short Weapon seminar and a SWIC1 Instructor Course. Host : Joel Berny.Teaching : Alexander Zhelezniak



France. SWIC3 instructor course. 7-th Short Weapon seminar. Host: Marc Fesler – Hagana Azmit Krav Maga school
Taught by Alexander Zhelezniak

Additional seminars and Instructor courses are going to take place in Europe, Russia and Israel .

See you all there!