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DNA Fight Science Program

Defence Lab

The DNA Fight Science Program concentrates on developing practical and functional resolutions to street altercations; it also has an inbuilt fitness regime and of course an element of fun!!

 DEFENCE LAB & the DNA fight science program-  it’s all about decrypting the “chaos code”!
The DNA fight science program devised by Andy Norman and Defence Lab is a reflection of his very own provocative life journey so far. Andy has an awesome training pedigree from Europe, and a massively colourful history, thus Defence Lab will continue to be a reflection of one of today’s great pioneers of modern urban martial art training methodologies.

About the DNA fight science program, in Andy Normans own words:

Andy Norman

“I have always been fascinated with the study of the human; DNA clearly been a “secret” code of our genetic makeup.  I have right from the very beginning of my studies, been captivated with the process of Defence in Attack; how to make a defence mechanism the most brutal and ballistic form of self-defence, as luck would have it, DNA can also be seen as an Acronym for Defence ‘iN’ Attack… so that’s how the DNA fight science name came about. DNA – Defence in Attack; perfectly describes what we do, and what I have been doing all my life”.

Great things are spawned from what many consider to be crazy, until it becomes the “NORM”… 

 Blood!!    The liquid of life; truly incredible!


 I have always talked about the cultivation of instinct with regards to harnessing, and the thereafter consequential development of primal fighting abilities; this as opposed to the old mind set of; “the more techniques I know, then the better I must be, hence I possess superior fighting abilities”, which as we all know is far from the case! 

Here’s a question I always asks on seminars when teaching; where is the blood that runs through your veins actually from?

A typical response; “from the heart”……  Not a bad answer but NOT the one sought!

It’s actually from your mother, and where is her blood from?… from her mother; so the blood that is actually running through your veins as you sit reading this has been alive for possibly tens of thousands of years, if not more, THINK ABOUT THAT! Consequently your blood is without question, truly amazing, and carries within an extraordinary history, your history, and a true and very real story of primal survival; way more than you actually realise…

 YOU possess amazing genetic inheritances and mind boggling DNA…

DNA is the “secret code” of life, it can be considered as one of the building blocks of the body. In a nut shell DNA is quite simply YOU!


So the human already possess within an incredible primal instinct, BUT wait, there’s a twist here; due to the society that we all now live within, the human has become domesticated, what does that mean? Well domestication basically means that our primal instinct has become dormant.

 So, this domestication has confused the human; it has caused the human to lose touch with its true primal instinct, yet it is this inherent primal instinct that bequeaths us the ability to out think all other animals, thus placing us at the top of the predatory tree of life.

 The training itself:


 “Radical is the simplest and best way to explain it. Across the years the way we trained provoked the world really. KFM, Keysi Fighting Method made people sit up and take notice, including Hollywood. I was the person responsible for taking that kind of radical training into the Hollywood movie circles. I have trained many of Hollywood’s greatest action heroes including Christian Bale, Liam Neeson and Tom Cruise.  What impressed them most? Well it was the sheer ferocity and practicality of the training. If you are genuinely looking for a no nonsense, hard hitting answer to westernised street violence, then the DNA fight science program will definitely tick all the boxes for you”.

 Our speciality:


Our speciality; close quarter. The DNA program does encompass and cover all ranges of combat, no question there, but our true forte is our aggressive smash and enter process. My objective over the years has been to develop processes that enable us to perform under pressure in close quarters; to own the close quarter domain. 

DNA is our personal code, it’s who we are, and we, as students of the combat arts, are ultimately trying to crack the “CHAOS CODE”. Decrypting the chaos code is like studying the Universe, its mind boggling, but there is a formula that can be used to firstly help us to understand our physical capabilities, which in turn then helps us to exploit the knowledge that we attain via deep introspective studies of the human both physically and emotionally.

DNA by Defence Lab has a set of core mechanical development exercises that form the foundation of your personal physical platform. Without this platform, its difficult develop the abilities required in order to perform at maximum potential, as these core drills teach the rudiments of the 4 combat levels and efficiency of motion. Thru our training you can and will achieve the AMAZING!

"We study violence so as to escape it, prevent it, and if all else fails, utilize it ourselves to survive."
-The Defence Lab Philosophy

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