MTAC offer a range of training options based on extensive experience working within the industry.

Restraint Training

For organisations that work with individuals that can present as a

The training offered is usually the outcome of consulting work, whereby custom programs can be constructed to meet specific client groups.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a self-defence system based around the principles of joint locking, fulcrums, and levers for maximum efficiency. MTAC is the proud home of the Nelson Branch of myBJJ New Zealand.

myBJJ New Zealand is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu organisation with training centres located throughout New Zealand. It is affiliated with the myBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu International Association, based out of Sydney, Australia, which itself has   branches throughout Australasia.

Group classes and private tuition are available, with programmes designed for adults, women, and children.

For more information about Jiu-Jitsu and what we offer, please consult our website:  myBJJ New Zealand.


We offer programmes which we tailor to meet the needs of groups and organisations. These are based heavily on the experience of the Principal Instructor during his 20 years of working in the mental health industry.

Our courses can also be though of as “applied Jiu-Jitsu” in which the most efficient, effective aspects of the martial art are condensed into short, logical courses. The content of these courses is intended to be easy to learn, easy to remember, and effective regardless of body size.

We also offer specialised courses for women.

Examples of the kinds of content that can be covered include: