KAPAP self defence classes in Norwich

Welcome to our Norwich self defence school

We have been running self defence classes in Norwich since 2015 and we have an excellent permanent location of the Norman Centre, Bignold Road NR3 2QZ (Mile Cross, North Norwich).

This is a fantastic location for self defence classes, we have a big training space closed off from the rest of the centre. We have access to all the mats we need and plenty pads.

The venue has also got nice clean male and female changing rooms and showering facilities as well as refreshments.

FREE trial class

Fancy just coming along and giving it a go? We offer a free trial class, no obligation. All you need to do is get in touch.

Car parking facilities

There is plenty of parking at the centre, plus their is a cycling facilities outside the centre covered by a CCTV camera

Start time

Classes run on a Tuesday and Thursday evenings and start at 7.30pm and finishes at 9.30pm

How to find us

Enter your postcode or town in the box below to see a route to the Norman Centre from your location.

Fancy giving it a go? First class is FREE

Simply fill in the quick contact form below and we will arrange an appointment.


Done martial arts before but this feels a lot more useful for real world situations. Great group for really pushing you yet enjoyable atmosphere. Great instructor, no egos, just down to it.
Andrew Kennington

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.