Combat Dynamics was established by Peter James in 1996 to address the current trends of 'modern martial arts schools' moving away from combat and into sport or fitness.
Combat Dynamics uses the knife, stick and empty hands to develop students in the skills needed to survive on the streets.
This page was last updated on: June 9, 2011
Instructor PETER JAMES
Peter started training in Kenpo Karate in 1974. After four years training in this style, he undertook training in Wing Chun, and Bando Banshi Burmese Boxing. In 1984 he began training in Tae Kwon Do. Peter started training in weapons in 1989, specifically the Japanese sword, short sword and tanto (knife). His study of weapons, and especially edged weapons, has taken him across several styles and around the world. He has trained in Kali, Aikijutsu, Ninjitsu, Pencak Silat and American and European knife fighting systems In Australian he has trained extensively with Special Forces personnel and in the USA has trained with leading martial arts instructors and is a student of James Keating. In addition to the Japanese Sword, he trains Rapier, Epee in European fencing and combat pistol. Peter is the only Combat Technology Certified Bowie knife instructor in Australia. He has an extensive library, studying Asian and European military history and writes for a number of martial arts magazines around the world