How Did I Get Started? [Video]

I often get asked the question “How did you get started?” so I thought I’d post this video (for those of you who may be interested in my story).

In this video, I also talk about the reason why I started a training company and also how I got started teaching Self-Defence.

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Make Money Teaching Breakaway and Self Defence

Make Money Teaching Breakaway and Self Defence, Gain a Recognised Qualification And Offer Recognised Qualifications To Your Students.

Living through this pandemic has made many of us reflect on our lives and focus on what is really important to us. I was just talking to someone yesterday who told me that prior to this pandemic their ‘escape’ was shopping, but now they have been able to focus on what is really important to them and even the thought of going shopping to buy ‘nice things’ doesn’t interest them at all.

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Teaching Women Self-Defence Is Still The Best Way To Reduce Sexual Assaults

Woman Self Defence

A landmark research study has proven that teaching women self-defence tactics reduces the risk of sexual assault. Recently a UK research study, the largest conducted on sexual violence and harassment at UK universities, reported in the Guardian newspaper in November 2020, reported that more than half of UK students say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour but only a fraction … Read more

You Can’t Be Sacked For Defending Yourself At Work [Video]

Defending yourself at work is a legal right and as previously discussed in various other blog posts that I have written, a UK citizens rights to defend themselves and others cannot be taken away by a condition of contract or compromised in the workplace.

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The Difference Between Self-Defence & Martial Arts

The Difference Bwteeen Self-Defence and Martial Arts

The Difference Between Self-Defence & Martial Arts For many years I have been involved with the delivery of self-defence training and all of this started a long time ago when I was a young black-belt running ju-jitsu clubs, when I was asked by the local police to deliver some self-defence classes for local groups and businesses. Now that business has … Read more

Putting Your Keys Between Your Fingers for Self-Defence

Putting Your Keys Between Your Fingers for Self-Defence

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

Is A Kubotan An Offensive Weapon?

Is a Kubotan An Offensive Weapon_

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

Learn The Best Kept Secret To Reducing Sexual Assaults on Women on University Campuses

Self-Defence

A landmark research study has proven that teaching women self-defence tactics reduces the risk of sexual assault. Recently a UK research study, the largest conducted on sexual violence and harassment at UK universities, reported in the Guardian newspaper in February this year, reported that more than half of UK students say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour but only a … Read more

Can An Assailant Sue You If They Get Injured For A Self-Defence Technique That One of Your Students Uses? [Video]

A guy called Graham Leigh who runs a self-defence and martial arts organisation has sent in a great question, which is basically, if I teach someone self-defence and then they use a skill I’ve taught them, which although is deemed to be reasonable in the circumstances, ends up seriously injuring their attacker, can the assailant sue me as the instructor?

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