A competent person is viewed in case law (Skibs v. Gibson 1964) as:
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
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?
How I Started Teaching Self Defence This is the story of how I started teaching self-defence back in 1988 on the back of running a martial arts school (check out the dodgy tracksuit!). This was at the request of the local police and local crime prevention panel, who wanted self-defence courses for local people and local businesses. The concept was … Read more
Why Situational Awareness Fails “Situational awareness” is the term used to describe the capacity of an individual or a team to keep track of the multiple factors that together impinge on safety. An example of this can be found in personal safety/self-defence training courses where individuals are taught to become more aware of their environment and what is going on … Read more
My name is Mark Dawes I’m Director and National Coach Tutor of NFPS Limited and if you’re interested in undertaking a Self Defence Trainer Course to become a properly qualified BTEC Level 3 Self Defence Trainer then you’ve come to the right page.
We’ve been involved in teaching self-defence instruction now for over 30 years and we’re the first organisation ever to write a BTEC Level 3 Award Qualification in Self Defence Instruction, which you can get when you come and train with us on our two-day BTEC Level 3 Self-Defence Instructor Award Course.
Gun disarming techniques are now becoming a regular part of many self-protection courses, and in this video, I want to share my personal opinion about this, and also the possible potential liabilities that could arise for instructors who teach these techniques.
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