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Learn a complete fighting system while cruising along the beautiful Adrian isles of Croatia! Learn to defend yourself effectively with the fastest progress. Spend time training combined with all the amenities of a cruise. Join Vortex Control Defence Europe on this martial arts training cruise to train twice a day in a non-violent and friendly manner.
The Ship M/S PARADIS is 129 feet long, 28 feet wide, with a speed of 9 NM. It is a superior category vessel. It has fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant on the main deck with bar and LCD TV, two sun decks of 1,076 square feet, one of which has sun beds and tables. Electricity on board: 220V.
Ship amenities: salon / restaurant, bar, three outdoor showers, swimming platform, PA system, outdoor bar on the sun deck, jacuzzi, complimentary Wi-Fi.
The 20 cabins are all fully air-conditioned, with queen-size bed or twin beds with the possibility for an additional bed, cupboard, cabinet and window or porthole, bathroom.
Cabins include LCD TV (satellite system), safe box, bathrooms - toilet, shower, a washbasin, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe.
Main deck: three double cabins, four twin cabins, three triple cabins (queen size bed + additional bed).
Lower deck: two double cabins, six twin cabins.
During this training, you will gain a better understanding of self-defense, the conduct of fighting, anatomy, control points, leverage, gravitational forces, acceleration, and body movement. You will become a more street-applicable martial artist. The philosophy is to give you as much knowledge and progress as possible during your stay.
The Vortex control system is a total control system incorporating scientific body weapons with unconditional workability in both attacks and defense. The formula allows a pre-emptive attack and defense, a much faster system of fighting than the conventional reaction response defenses. The system is not fancy and does not require any acrobatics in its moves. Anybody in any physical shape can gain from the classes. All body styles, any age at any skill level will find the training riveting, exhilarating, and intensely practical. After a seminar, everyone is able to use the obtained knowledge to defend themselves efficiently.
You will embark in Split from 1 p.m. The first training starts at 4 p.m. Afterward, a welcome dinner in the evening and a night’s accommodation on board. Afterward, your evening is free in Split.
Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brac, with an optional swim after the first training session at the Golden Cape if weather permits, enjoy the 530 meters long golden pebble beach said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique as it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Then head to Hvar. Hvar is one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. Your evening is free to explore Hvar on your own.
You will set sail for Korcula, with a swimming stop in one of the pristine bays after training and lunch onboard. Early afternoon arrival to Korcula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many restaurants. Late, you will have a small party on board.
In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, “Pearl of the Adriatic”, a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will have rest of the day at leisure to explore the Old town, for example, take the Cable car to Srd Mountain or a boat ride to Lokrum island.
Today, you will set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park encompasses five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). This lovely island was supposedly a favorite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! Your evening is free in Mljet.
Continue sailing to Pucišca, a beautiful little town on the island of Brac. Tonight, enjoy the captain’s dinner onboard.
You will depart for Omiš, its fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and might of the infamous pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. After visiting Omiš in the late afternoon, you will arrive at Split. The historical city center, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split.
Departure until 13:00.
Knud was a former detective in the Bundeskriminalamt (Federal Bureau of Investigation). He was assigned amongst others to the SG personal protection (SecretService) and was member of the Mobiles Einsatzkommando (SWAT) of the BKA. He has trained in different martial arts such as Wing Chun, Jiu-Jitsu, practical self defenses, and on his travel through Asia he trained two months with Peter Sunbye, amongst others.
Seito is one of Vortex Control Defence instructors.
The training will take place on the sun decks of the ship and on lovely beaches and islands. The cruise will depart from Split and end there. You will take the following route, with stops for training at beaches or swimming / snorkeling / exploration: Split- Bol - Hvar - Korcula - Dubrovnik - Mljet - Pucisca - Omis - Split. There can be changes in the route due to weather or steering for training places.
Transfer available for additional US$34 per person
Please book your flight to arrive at Split Airport (SPU). Take a bus or taxi to the Split harbor dock 2.
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