even in the 1940's, self defence techniques were simple & effective
today they've been developed & refined making them more devastating, efficient & easier to learn

S.A.F.E Self Defence & Close Quarters Combat

what we teach is "worse case scenarios"

Men's Street Smart Self Defence

Men's Street Smart

The class teaches students dirty street fighting, close quarters combat, kung fu, chinese boxing plus you'll learn de-escalation, awareness and avoidance skills with scenario drills playing a very big part of the teaching syllabus.

Women's Street Smart Self Defence

Women's Street Smart

"Rosie" has been our marketing logo for over 10 years and ever since World War 2 the infamous "We Can Do It" poster has inspired Women to become more motivated and empowered, which is something we hope our classes will do for you.

Kid's Street Smart Self Defence

Kid's Street Smart

Following along the same principles as our Men and Women's Street Smart classes; the self defence modules taught to the kids deal with the most common forms of physical attacks they'll encountered on the street, the playground and in the classroom. 

Integrated Combat Systems New Zealand

Integrated Combat Systems

Integrated Combat Systems is being taught in New Zealand. Instructors are personally graded and certified by Peter Sciarra. The New Zealand instructors are continually up-skilling themselves with the ICS syllabus.

 Charlie Riley SAFE Self Defence & Close Quarters Combat


Lead instructor and owner Charlie Riley is a qualified Kung Fu, Chinese Boxing and Kickboxing instructor as well as being an certified advanced civilian Close Quarters Combat instructor. He's currently assisted by two female instructors Nina and Ash, both schooled up in the Street Smart syllabus.

Training Monday

Private Classes
Group Classes

Training Tuesday

Men's Street Smart
6.30 - 8.00pm
164 Maraetai Dr, Maraetai,

Training Wednesday

Women's Street Smart
6.00 - 7.30pm
Combat Striking
7.30 - 9.00pm
89 Grafton Road, Basement Level accessed via Moehau Rd. (combat striking class for Krav Fighters only)

Training Thursday

Women's Street Smart
6.30 - 8.00pm
Men's Street Smart
8.00 - 9.30pm
Mary Thomas Centre,
3 Gibbons Road, Takapuna.

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Phone: 027 368 9245  or  (09) 536 6367 
Email: [email protected]

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  Close Quarters Combat can be both physically and mentally demanding, if unsure seek your doctor's advice before undertaking any form of physical training or have a word with the instructor. All names, logos & digital content belongs to their respective owners. S.A.F.E Self Defence & Close Quarters Combat are not associated in any way with SAFE International.