At work, at home, at play - everyone deserves to be safe.  HardTarget teaches you the one thing that every individual seeks, how to protect and defend yourself in your time of need.  Can you afford less?

What we offer:

Individualised workshops, online courses or a combination of the two to suit everyone, including families, corporate groups and those serving their community. Trust that we will take away the fear of the unknown and replace it with faith in yourself. You will learn how to keep yourself safe and also those around you. We teach prevention, preparation, planning, escape and defence for the following groups:


Specifically designed for security guards to support you in your enforcement role. Containing everything from practical and physical to legal considerations. All our years of experience transferred to you, so you can undertake your role with full confidence.


This course is designed to help all ages to feel confident and empowered to deal with whatever life might bring. It deals with considerations within your home environment and also gives you the street smarts for when you are out there in the world. It’s presented in a way that’s not scary and enables you to pass your knowledge on to protect your loved ones too.

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Service Industry

Designed for those who work in the public sector or service industries, to keep themselves and their colleagues or clients safe. Dealing with people all day, every day means that being prepared for any unwanted situations empowers you to keep a clear head. Giving you the support to make the right decisions when needed for the best outcome for all.


Workplace workshops and/or online option. Happy staff are the best staff and conflict within the workplace is the biggest threat to this. Companies who recognise the importance of a healthy work environment are leading the way and retaining the best staff. We help to create a dynamic, engaging and fun environment through tailored workshops making it beneficial to everyone involved. 

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Military & Law Enforcement

Our industry specific courses are delivered by our subject matter experts directly to personnel within the military and government agencies. Since 1999 our programmes have taught personnel to operate effectively in high-stress, physically charged environments. We have the experience and the reputation to deliver the highest level training to front line operators.

22+ Years

of successful teaching

Government Agency

leading trainer in New Zealand


Only ASP certified
baton and hand cuff
trainer in NZ


of military & ordinary
people already trained

100 Years

combined specialised
military & law enforcement experience

100% Fail Safe

meaning no serious harm or death
has occurred using our concepts
or criminal convictions for misuse

We are passionate about what we do because we know it works.

We have been in business since 1998 and we are New Zealand’s number one authority in lawfully defensible personal safety concepts. We have been trusted to train the NZ Police Force & Military personnel. We were also the expert consultants in the design of the current security training within New Zealand. We believe in what we do because we know it makes a difference.


Try it out first!

If you would like to experience what the course will be like, then you can watch our short video course before you make a commitment to the full course. Enjoy!