How Many Legs Does A Dog Have?
What is The Proper Student To Instructor Ratio for Supervision in the Gym? This is a question I get asked quite regularly and I also get asked “is there any law anywhere that dictates what the student to instructor ratio should be?
‘How Did You Get Started’ is question quite a lot so I thought I’d do a video on ‘my story’ that took me from a sixteen-year-old Royal Navy recruit to where I am today, including many of the pitfalls I had and the mistakes I made along the way, in the hope that it encourages many of you to follow your passion and turn it into your profession.
You only have one life – so live it!
Alleged Copyright Infringement It has come to our attention that certain companies have been using a training manual for positive handling training, containing text, images and illustrations that we believe have been copied directly from our own training manual. We are treating the reproduction and use of these manuals as an infringement of our copyright. We treat the misuse of … Read more
How Does a Lay Member of The Public Stand if They Use Force in A Public Place To Prevent Another Person Seriously Injuring or Killing Themselves or Others?
I’ve just been asked this question so I thought I’d share my answer with you in case it may help anyone else out there.
In short, anyone who acted in good faith would be protected by the Common Law and Section 76 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act (which now encapsulated the Common Law), provided that they acted reasonable in the circumstances.
Should any allegation arise post the intervention, then again, the person who intervened in good faith would be protected by the law.
In our BTEC Level 3 Restraint Trainer Award course and our BTEC Level 3 Self-Defence Instructor Award Course, we cover a lot of law which is specifically put together to give those we train a comprehensive understanding of the principles of reasonable force (as well as instruction on the Human Rights Act, Health & Safety legislation, Children’s legislation, and a lot more too) to help them better understand how the laws apply in our professional fields of operation.
And we are always on hand to help with more advice and guidance if needed.
To find out more about our courses check out our website at www.nfps.info and if you fancy coming along and training with us drop me an email or give me a call.
Always happy to help.
An individuals rights under Common and Criminal Law cannot be compromised by a contract of employment.
Sam Childers (and not the Hollywood star Gerard Butler) will be speaking at the South Hayling United Reformed Church on Tuesday 16th April 2019 as part of his UK tour.
Sam will be speaking about his work rescuing children in war-torn Africa and you can help us to make Sam’s visit a memorable one by coming along and by sharing the event with your friends and colleagues who may also be interested in attending.
I was recently tagged into a post on Facebook where I was asked for my opinion on a blog post entitled ‘Don’t Put Your Keys Between Your Fingers for Self-Defense’, which you can read here if you wish to – ‘Don’t Put Your Keys Between Your Fingers for Self-Defense‘. The first thing I would say about the post that I … Read more
Some time ago I received the following communication from someone who took a kubotan off a member of staff who was carrying a kubotan. “I was working with a newly qualified DS on an event, only had his badge 3 months and he was on his training course and was actively taught how to use a kubotan by his instructor … Read more
Eric Baskind, a highly qualified and competent lawyer of many years standing, has confirmed that any person in the UK can carry and use handcuffs and provided their application was ‘reasonable in the circumstances’ they would be viewed as a ‘use of force’ option, no different than physically restraining someone by manual effort.