Be Confident and Prepared Wherever You Are
Specialising in all aspects of personal safety and fitness training, our goal is to empower you through physical fitness, situational awareness, and self-defence tactics.
Everyone deserves to feel confident and safe at all times, whether they’re at work, in public spaces, or private buildings. But the unfortunate reality is that dangerous situations can happen at any time. The small driving incident that ignites into full blown road rage. The dissatisfied customer who becomes physically aggressive to you and your staff. The opportunistic thief who targets you in vulnerable or unfamiliar territory. Few people know what to do in these situations. And that leaves many of us feeling uneasy in our day to day lives.
By helping you build physical strength and learn military-grade personal safety tactics, we give you the knowledge and skills to know what to do in threatening situations, and to defend yourself if violence occurs.
Work With Me
Ignite and inspire your next event with a wealth of personal insight on strength, resilience, determination and courage drawn from over 17 years of Australian Army service including the elite forces (SAS).
Training to get fit and healthy, build strength, muscle and endurance, and pass physical entrance tests within the military. We will train not just your body but also your mindset so you stay fit, healthy and strong.
For corporate groups or individuals to improve their personal safety and protect themselves both inside and outside the workplace through self defence tactics, situational awareness and de-escalation strategies.
About Dave Farrell
A highly decorated serviceman, Dave Farrell is uniquely qualified to train and advise on all things security and fitness. Having served in the Australian Army including its most elite unit, the Special Air Service Regiment (SAS) for over 17 years, Dave now brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to corporate groups and civilians wishing to increase their strength, safety and security.
During his nearly two decades in the Army, Dave completed six operational tours of Afghanistan, as well as serving in East Timor, Iraq and a multitude of other countries. His skill, courage, and determination to succeed led him to receive the Medal for Gallantry (MG) for his actions in Afghanistan in 2005. It’s the third highest bravery award in the Commonwealth.
In addition to his elite-level military expertise, Dave is also a qualified and experienced Fitness Trainer and Life Coach. His passion lies in motivating and empowering people to be the best they can be – an infectious enthusiasm that inspires his clients to train harder, reach further, and get the results they are ultimately looking for.
I cannot speak too highly of the self-defence and personal safety program Dave designed, developed and continues to deliver for my Organisation.
Dave tailors his delivery of the program to meet the broad range of needs and capabilities presented by our diverse workforce.
While the training is designed to counter a real and significant risk to our staff, Dave’s sessions are inclusive, enjoyable and always conducted in a safe manner.
The self-defence and personal safety training program provides an important cornerstone for protecting the organisation’s most valuable asset; our staff.
Dave has been my coach and mentor over the last 12 months. As a result, I am now confidently public speaking and delivering my own self defence sessions and I could not have done this without Dave’s help.
He pushed me to take actions outside my comfort zone, listened to my concerns and coached me through my resistance to change. Working with Dave made me think “wider” and develop a more successful approach to working with people. He has a wealth of knowledge and the ability to provide just the right advice.
I can recommend Dave Farrell without hesitation; he just an all-round good guy.
It’s with great pleasure that I convey my sincere appreciation to Dave Farrell and the team at the Dave Farrell Group for the outstanding planning and execution of our corporate security and risk management training programmes in various locations throughout the world. In particular I would like to thank Dave for the support provided in the United States, The Philippines and Australia in 2016. These activities, with Dave’s support, were unparalleled in success within the history of Cardno’s Corporate Security business unit. Dave is a thorough professional who seamlessly delivered on both routine and subject specific risk mitigation whilst brilliantly handling all aspects of our corporate security training programme.