GROM UK team training in Serbia with AK47's

Practical shooting classes & courses

Welcome to GROM UK – the Avi Nardia Academy’s approved firearms school

Why take shooting classes?

As part of most reality based martial arts, firearms disarming and weapon retention are standard in training. But how many instructors are actually credible to teach this. With no experience of safe handling, shooting and weapons retention. GROM UK is a professional school and we put that right.


Martial arts neutral

It’s not a closed group, but if you are outside Viking KAPAP you will need to have a full DBS check. All basic training will be handled in the UK, we have access to a brilliant urban combat area (Air Soft). You will be fully prepared before travelling, if you wish to train in Serbia, learning skills and drills.

Training in the UK and Serbia includes:


  • Learn firearms safe handling, training provide in UK (Air Soft)
  • IPSC competition training, both UK and Serbia
  • Weapon disarming
  • Shoot pistols and AK47 rifles – All live firing conducted in Serbia
  • Tactical skills – close protection
  • Opportunities to train with specialist police and army units
  • Trauma first aid training

How much does it cost to train?


  • You will need to apply for GROM membership which costs £25 per year
  • Basic training package costs £35 per month via Direct Debit

How to join?

  • All students outside of the Viking KAPAP group will need to be background checked
  • You will need to become a GROM UK member and attend training sessions
  • Provide correct details, any false details your enquiry will be terminated immediately
  • If you are a member of UKPSA, membership number will need to be provided



Instinctive Combat training with the GROM Serbia in Poźarevac with Chief instructor Željko Vujčić , organised by Viking KAPAP. A Weekend of gun action and combat training from the important of safety to how to fire a firearm correctly and finishing off with a KAPAP course and an informative paramedic course on bullet and knife injuries... a course worth 5 stars... experience leaving u speechless....
Murtaza M. Karimbhai

Close quarter combat

Direct, straight to the point self defence. KAPAP offers counter measures when dealing with even the most violent of opponents. We build confidence, a survival mindset and fitness.

Practical survival skills - Bushcraft

KAPAP is a survival system and run workshops with experts in the survival field with Alex Mair (Ex Royal Marine) and Fraser Christian (Coastal survival) school.

Edged weapons awareness & disarming

Learn how to spot a potential concealed weapon (awareness). How to react/respond to a robbery and last resort attempt a disarm.

Firearms handling & disarming

At Viking KAPAP we insist that you learn basic firearms handling. Students will learn how to make a weapon safe, understand the mechanics of a pistol and the difference between different pistols and revolvers.

We train with VCRA compliant (blank firing pistols and BB pistols for realism) pistols. In class you will be taught Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's). How to react in a robbery/hostage scenario, evaluate the situation and respond without risking injury to yourself and others.

Remember, their is no 100% guarantee a disarm will work. Is a calculated risk based on the situation and how it develops. Attempting to disarm someone is a last possible resort.

Street grappling

We teach practical easy to learn self defence drills on the ground. KAPAP system teaches Brazilian Jiu Jutsi (Machado school) as a self defence not a sport.

KAPAP in Norwich

Location: The Norman Centre, Bignold Road, Norwich NR31 2QZ

Time: Tuesday evening 19.30 - 21.30hrs

KAPAP in Lowestoft

Location: Ruckus Martial Arts 38 London Road North, Lowestoft NR321EP

Time: Wednesday evenings 19.00 - 21.00hrs

KAPAP in Great Yarmouth

Location: Cobholm Community Centre, St Lukes Terrace, Cobholm, Great Yarmouth NR31 0AP

Time: Monday evening 19.30hrs -21.30hrs

Avi Nardia Machado Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Our chief Instructor Avi Nardia is part of the famous Machado family Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

GROM Shooting Academy

We are the UK national representatives club for Master of Arms Željko Vujčić. We teach practical shooting (UK we train Airsoft - skills and drills. Serbia is real steel without the restrictions of UK licensing)

KAPAP / Israeli Jiu Jitsu / GROM

Viking KAPAP is proud to be a member of the Avi Nardia Academy. Teaching KAPAP a modern street self defence system CQC (Close Quarter Combat). Israeli Jiu Jitsu is a more traditional version of KAPAP which is syllabus based. And final we are part of GROM Serbia, the selected firearms school of the Avi Nardia Academy.

Brett Mackenzie

Chief Instructor GROM UK

Brett is an ex British Army rifleman serving with the 1st Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment. For the past 4 years he has been training several times a year in Serbia and has been appointed head of GROM in the UK. He is a experienced and great organiser.

Master Željko Vujčić

Chief Instructor GROM Shooting Academy Serbia

Željko has been a professional shooter since 194 and experience includes: One of the founders of IPSC association in Serbia. European champion in IDPA in 2007. Trainer of the top junior and senior teams in Serbia. He has been appointed chief instructor for the Avi Nardia Academy