What makes Defence Lab special?


What makes Defence Lab special?

There are literally hundreds if not thousands of martial arts available now, ranging from the highly popular Olympic sports such as Judo and Taekwondo, to the more esoteric martial arts such as Tai Chi or Kung Fu. What makes Defence Lab special? Where to begin…

Defence Lab is the evolution of Andy Norman’s personal journey in the martial arts and his experiences of real life violence. Andy has trained with some of the best martial artists in the world from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champions, to the Godfather of Jeet Kune Do in Europe, Guro Bob Breen. He has now become one of the leading martial artists in the world and Defence Lab as a style is a reflection of this.

We study violence in order to avoid it, escape it and if all else fails, utilise it ourselves in order to survive. 

Defence Lab is functional to the core, and everything we do in training has a function for real world self defence strategies. We look at single attacks, mass attacks, knives, sticks, guns. You name it, we study it.

We also continue to learn with the best in the world and have now tri-branded with Phil Norman of Ghost system, along with Bob Breen and his fantastic 4D Combat system. Check out the two videos of this below.

This is one of the many things that sets us apart from other martial arts out there. We collaborate and work with the best and are constantly evolving and developing Defence Lab so it never stagnates. It’s a constant journey.

This is just one of the many things that sets us apart from it’s competition. Check out another blog post soon on what exactly makes us so special and book in for your free trial today!


Welcome to Defence Lab Lincoln


Welcome to Defence Lab Lincoln!

We believe in providing some of the best martial arts and fitness available and our instructors have a wealth of experience. We aim for Defence Lab Lincoln to be one big family where we can train and have fun together so as soon as you walk in for your free trial you’ll be greeted with a smile and made to feel at home! You can keep up to date with all the goings on of Defence Lab Lincoln right here on the website, or please feel free to follow us on Facebook, just search for Defence Lab Lincoln! We’ll post up articles on a regular basis from the official blog, as well as from Defence Lab Lincoln and what we’ve been working on in training!

We train with the best and learn from the best and Defence Lab is paving the way in terms of martial arts and self defence, always on the very cutting edge of functional training for fitness and personal safety. It is this cutting edge philosophy that has led our founder Andy Norman to now take DL to Hollywood in films such as Jack Reacher, work with Law Enforcement both in the UK and abroad and also work with such Hollywood A Listers as Tom Cruise and Liam Neeson. Check out Liam’s testimonial below!

If you’d like to come along and book a free taster session, we train on a Tuesday and Thursday night at 6pm for our awesome Street Smart Kids Class and at 7pm for our Adult DNA class. Tuesdays are at the Priory Witham Academy, Lincoln, LN6 7DT and Thursdays are at the Priory City Academy LN6 0EP.

We look forward to welcoming you to the black and green family soon and can’t wait to get you started on your path to black belt!