Brand Spotlight: Spartan Training Gear Force on Force Combat Suit

Brand Spotlight: Spartan Training Gear Force on Force Combat Suit

Spartan Training Gear the world's most renowned and respected Force on Force combative training suits are distributed in Australia and now in New Zealand by Tactical Distributors.

Spartan Training Gear is the most advanced force on force training system on the market and why its been chosen by the Australian Defence Force, Australian Border Force, State and Federal Police and Corrections from Around Australia and the world.

Spartan Training Gear is a warrior lifestyle brand designed and engineered for combat scenario training. Our products are created for the modern-day Spartan warriors who fight on the battlefield, in the streets and in the ring. It’s for anyone that embraces combat as a visceral part of their life. It’s for the unconquerable spirit of women and men who will look into the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, dig in their heels and defiantly yell ‘COME GET SOME!’.

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Features and Benefits of Spartan Training Gear

  • Lightweight: The Spartan Training Armour™ weighs approximately 10lbs head to toe
  • Bio-technological engineering: The gear’s compact fit does not compromise mobility and allows the user or role-player to assume any position including standing, seated or prone
  • Low-profile design: Will not distort proximity-sense and allows role-players to wear street clothing or duty gear over the suit which heightens sensory feedback and triggers authentic behavioral and emotional responses
  • Adaptability: Can be integrated for use with any ‘system’ or martial arts ‘style’.
  • Improves combat confidence: Bulky, cumbersome training gear that allows the user to absorb unnatural amounts of punishment without feeling any pain can create a ‘Superman’ complex. In a real fight, the unrealistic approach learned from this type of training can be deadly. The Spartan Training Armour™ not only reduces the effects of blunt force trauma, it also allows the user to feel pain & impact and therefore experience the penalties and consequences of improper or ineffective tactics.
  • Custom injection-molded helmet visor: Our Spartan Helmet visor is guaranteed not to fog up. Every visor is custom injection-molded then hand coated with an interior anti-fog coating and an exterior anti-scratch coating
  • Training ammunition compliant: The Spartan Helmet is the ultimate in close-quarter battle head protection and perfect for shoot/no shoot scenario training. It exceeds industry standards for safety and has been tested and approved for use with .38 cal, 9mm and 5.56mm marking cartridge rounds.


No other suit on the market allows you the versatility to create and execute such a wide array of drills and scenarios without compromising protection or mobility. Here are some examples:

Military: Room Clearing, Prisoner Handling, Vehicle Commandeering, Breach & Clear Drills, OPFOR, Check Point Scenarios & Force On Force Drills
Law Enforcement: Control & Arrest, Weapon Training (Baton, OC Spray), Multi-Tiered Use of Force Training & Vehicle Extraction Drills
Martial Arts: Grappling, Ground-Fighting, Scenario Replication Drills, Stick-Fighting, MMA, Submission Training & Self-Defense Drills


The outer shell of the suit is constructed of leather, high-tenacity polyester, lycra and mesh. The inner core of the suit incorporates high-density foams and custom-molded plastic trauma plating. This combination of materials, along with the suits bio-technological design, makes the Spartan Training Armour™ some of the lightest, most versatile & best fitting equipment available.

Sensory Feedback

Sensory feedback during a tactical engagement can mean the difference between victory & defeat, life & death. To train effectively for the reality that is combat, you need gear that allows you to experience any and all modes of violent, ballistic, in-your-face behavior. You must be able to feel movement and acceleration, see your targets and hear dialogue and breathing. In short, you must be able to experience the complete combative orchestra. Only the Spartan Training Armour™ does that.

Target Acquisition

The Red Spartan Vest is specifically colored for instructors and teachers. The Blue Spartan Vest is designated for students. Why the difference? So that the instructor/teacher can stand out from the group. In large groups, if everyone is wearing the same color gear, there’s no way to tell who the ‘lead’ is. It’s a simple solution to a common problem.

Realistic Scenarios, Realistic Conclusions

For your scenario training to be considered ‘realistic’, it needs to have a realistic conclusion. For police officers, that means cuffing the role-player. For soldiers, it’s prisoner marshaling. If you can’t execute or replicate these ‘moves’, then you’re not getting true tactical closure in your scenarios.

Component List

The Spartan Training Armour kit is comprised of seven unique components. They are as follows:

  • Helmet
  • Collar
  • Vest
  • Gauntlets (Elbow/Forearm Sleeve)
  • Gloves
  • Shorts
  • Greaves (Shin/Knee Protector)

Spartan Training Armour™ Basic vs Elite

The Spartan Training Armour Basic is designed for hand to hand combat training. The Spartan Training Armour Elite is a component equivalent, but comes with the Spartan Helmet ‘Lock Down Hood’ upgrade and is designed specifically for use during scenarios or drills that incorporate training ammunition.


Sizing for the Spartan & Goddess Training Armour is as detailed below.

*Keep in mind these measurements are approximative. If you are taller, shorter, thinner or heavier, we can accommodate that by customizing a suit using different sized components, (i.e. combining medium and large components). For more information email

Spartan Armour
– Small (S)
Imperial: 4’11” – 5’4″, 100lbs – 140lbs, 26in – 30in waist
Metric: 1.49m – 1.6m, 45kgs – 63kgs, 66cm – 76cm waist

– Medium (M)
Imperial: 5’4″ – 5’9″, 140lbs – 190lbs, 30in – 34in waist
Metric: 1.6m – 1.75m, 63kgs – 86kgs, 76cm – 86cm waist

– Large (L)
Imperial: 5’10” – 6’2″, 190lbs – 240lbs, 35in – 39in waist
Metric: 1.77m – 1.87m, 86kgs – 108kgs, 88cm – 99cm waist

– Extra Large (XL)
Imperial: 6’2″ – 6’6″, 240lbs – 300lbs, 40in – 44in waist
Metric: 1.87m – 1.98m, 108kgs – 136kgs, 101cm – 111cm waist

Goddess Armour
– Small (S)
Imperial: 4’11” – 5’2″, ~95lbs – 135lbs, 24in – 28in waist
Metric: 1.49m – 1.57m, ~43kgs – 61kgs, 61cm – 71cm waist

– Medium (M):
Imperial: 5’3″ – 5’7″, ~140lbs – 170lbs, 28in – 31in waist
Metric: 1.6m – 1.7m, ~63kgs – 77kgs, 71cm – 78cm waist

– Large (L)
Imperial: 5’7 – 5’11”, ~175lbs – 190lbs, 32in – 35in waist
Metric: 1.7m – 1.8m, ~79kgs – 86kgs, 81cm – 88cm waist

Armouring Up

The Spartan Training Armour takes less than 3 minutes to put on alone. For best results, put the components on in this order:
1. Shorts
2. Greaves (Shin/Knee Protector)
3. Gauntlets (Elbow/Forearm Sleeve)
4. Gloves
5. Collar
6. Vest
7. Helmet

Spartan Training Gear is Distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Tactical Distributors

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