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Self Defence Training

This life-preserving training course contains content that we believe should be taught & practised in colleges across the nation. It is incredibly valuable to all but especially relevant to anyone who frequents bars and nightclubs or travels alone, both locally and abroad.

This one-day workshop will give you the tools to quickly learn how to protect yourself against much bigger & stronger attackers. Anyone can learn these techniques and, when executed correctly can protect themselves and take down predators.

Your day will start with learning about personal safety and how prevention methods are the best form of protection. We cover high risk scenarios and the importance of listening to and responding to your best tool, your instinct.

We also cover topics on drink-spiking safety, passive aggressive attacks and knowing when to stop being polite and switch to assertiveness in both body language and voice.

Opportunists look for what they deem an easy victim so to minimise your chances of being attacked you will learn what physical confidence looks like compared to vulnerability. You will learn simple conflict management skills and how to use your voice with strength. We will also teach you how to use the biology of fear and adrenalin to your advantage.

You will learn about the law around self-defence and what you are legally allowed to do to protect yourself on the street and in your home, how far you can really go within the parameters of reasonable force and to what extent the law is on our side if we were to seriously hurt, or even kill, someone while defending ourselves.

After covering prevention, situational awareness, conflict management, psychology & the physiology of self-defence you will learn the physical elements such as:

  • how to escape a wrist grab from someone stronger than you, without relying on a battle of muscle
  • the best strike points for an instant takedown when you are outmatched on strength, weight & height
  • how to effectively protect against a chokehold within vital seconds (hint, it’s not what they show you in films!)
  • how to strike on target when an attacker has grabbed you from behind
  • Plus much more…

This is not an exercise class and you do not need to be physically fit or strong to be able to benefit. All techniques are designed to be effective from day 1, meaning you don’t need to practice for years or become a black belt to be able to walk away and defend yourself straight away.

Event details:

Cost: £60  (delivered either as a one-day course or a 4-week programme)
Dates & Venue:
Check out our self-defence section in our online shop for full details of upcoming courses.
Bryony Pengelly, female black belt martial arts Instructor, qualified self-defence instructor with NFPS.

Due to the nature of the course the recommended age is 14 yrs + however this can be discussed with the senior instructor upon booking.

You do not need to be fit or physically strong to benefit from these techniques and they are designed so that you can go home and share them with your friends and family.

For more info or to book please call 07769 803357 or email [email protected]

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