Brain to Boot

Brain to Boot mental toughness manual and training package

Tank Todd recently released Brain to Boot, a 449-page military CQC and military self-defence psychological enhancement and conditioning manual with an accompanying audio training package.

We Lose "Bronco" Bruce Barnes

We Lose “Bronco” Bruce Barnes

Sad news we lost Bronco Barnes recently. Bruce was a very talented New Zealand mat star in the 1970’s. He had been living in Tonga for many years and always kept in touch. Recently he sold his house in Tonga and decided after a world trip to come back to his homeland and live at […]

Todd Group Thailand Specialist CPP Course 2015

Conducting small group specialist tactical subject courses globally is common practice for the Todd Group and the recent Thailand CPP course was one such course. This recent circuit of training provision in Africa and South East Asia also included meetings to formalize future courses in several countries including a major training provision contract that will […]

South Africa CQC 2015

Phase 3 Training. The Todd Group’s annual close quarters combat course was conducted out of the SWAT range facility Centurion. The course ran for nine days providing training in phase 1 basic, phase 2 advanced and phase 3 specialist packages of the Todd systems of military CQC. Phase 3 Disarming Seated. Phase 3 alternate threat […]

Civilian styles and systems observations and assessments for CQC purposes

For close to 3 decades my work has included observing and assessing fighting systems. This is an important aspect of identification of combative primary tactics and skills and also familiarization with potential enemy fighting arts. I have also had to process military close combat instructor applications for the International Close Combat Instructors Association including observing […]