Corporate self defence lessons in Essex.

Why a corporate team building self defence lesson?. I work with various size companies, currently in Essex, however happy to look further afield to deliver important self defence / personal safety lessons. This is an important life skill, particularly in this day and age. Many career roles involve working on your own or sometimes in areas or at times of day where you may be more vulnerable. It is important to understand and be aware of our situation at all […]

Team Building and Group Self Defence Activity in Essex

Why a Team Building Group Activity? Team Building Group Self Defence activities can really make a difference and help build positive camaraderie, introduce and build new relationships, break through boundaries and barriers.It has been proven that an environment that challenges people out of their comfort zone, pushes and stretches them, can prove to be a hugely positive experience enabling individuals to shine, often surprising and impressing their colleagues with sides of their personalities that are not visible in a work […]

Learn Self Defence in Essex, help Defend Yourself

Are you able to defend yourself if attacked or would you freeze? I hope this never happens, however, would you be able to defend yourself in an attack?  Knife Rape Hate Learn to avoid Freezing in an attack. Bullying and more Are you looking to learn self defence in Brentwood, Chelmsford and Essex? No … Do you know anyone who would benefit from learning a few self defence and personal safety skills: Teenagers. A friend looking to help build their […]

Self defence training in Essex

Over the last few months I have been working, in addition to my weekly classes in Brentwood and Great Baddow Chelmsford, with many varied clients all over Essex. Self defence sessions run with the following groups: Corporate Teambuilding Primary schools Secondary schools Universities Women’s / Networking groups Women’s and Youth groups Personal Trainers / Fitness Instructors 1 to 1 Private classes Weekly classes are held outdoors, but often taster and group sessions are inside. Group sessions can be tailored for […]

Teaching self defence in schools

Learning self defence in Essex schools As we approach the February half term, which is actually halfway point of the school year, this next half term is when I normally start to receive enquiries from primary schools for sessions for their year 6 pupils in the last half term of summer. I work with groups, both primary and secondary schools plus other educational organisations, women’s and youth organisations. Self defence training is a life skill, it helps with confidence, self […]

Last month was Anti Bullying Week

AntiBullyingWeek November 2018 There has been a lot of coverage recently about Bullying. Everybody has the right to go about their daily lives without the fear of being threatened, assaulted or harassed.  No one should underestimate the impact that bullying can have on a person’s life. Anyone who is being bullied should speak to someone. What is Bullying?  Bullying is an imbalance of power to repeatedly and intentionally cause emotional or physical harm to another person or group of people. […]

Half term school holiday’s in Essex

Its half term school holiday’s in Essex – Have you noticed how many people walk with mobile phones in their hand? My self defence training covers practical and theory skills, learn mobile phones safety tips help reduce intent of an attack mugging. Please don’t walk down the street with your mobile phone in your hand! Recently there have been a number of local incidents targeting mobile phones.  What to do with your mobile phone. From a personal safety point of […]

Importance of learning self defence in Essex

We don’t have to look far these days to read or hear about a wide variety of attacks. Over the last few years or so since I started teaching self defence, maybe my listening has become more selective to these situations, but I’m sure hardly a week goes by without being notified by social media of an unprovoked physical attack. A couple of weeks ago there was an article regarding an attempt to grab a schoolgirl in Chelmsford on her […]

What’s the school of thought for self defence in schools?

What’s the school of thought for self defence in schools? – Should our Schools, Colleges and Universities offer Self defence classes? There have been a fair amount of discussions in both local and national media recently about schools including self defence sessions in the day or as an after school club. Combat Academy Chelmsford works with schools and universities across London and Essex delivering one-off, 1 to 3 hour sessions or a programme of group training sessions (normally in blocks […]

Mental Health Awareness Week.

Please be aware – Monday 14th May 2018 sees the start of Mental Health Awareness Week. Define Stress ….. the degree to which you feel #overwhelmed or unable to cope from a result of pressures that are unmanageable. Millions of people are affected with mental heath issues. Mental health is just as important as physical health. Please support #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek Let’s end the stigma and raise the issue of Mental Health. Thanks Richard Combat Academy Chelmsford – Self Defence Instructor.