I find myself with more time to read

With the current situation it’s allowed me some unexpected reading time. I consider myself as having a reasonably positive “can do” attitude and really lucky that I have been introduced to some interesting books that help develop individuals. In addition I have also listened to and occasionally met some inspirational speakers from around the world. My career background is somewhat different to my self defence business where I run classes in and around Essex, or is it? Whatever job / […]

Change Lockdown SDF Essex

Just a couple of thoughts, change lockdown SDF Essex self defence.  We’re approaching our sixth week of lockdown, I hope you’re staying safe and well.  There’s been a lot of change over those weeks whether that’s getting to grips with new routines at home, working arrangements, schooling, technology and many more.  In general often we don’t like change. In a few short weeks many have had to adapt massively and quickly. Maybe we should be more confident about our ability […]

Domestic abuse since lockdown

Domestic abuse or domestic violence isn’t just physical. All over the world its reported that there has been a significant increase in domestic abuse since lockdown. 25% increase in domestic abuse calls since lockdown, below is an article from BBC on 6th April 2020. https://www-bbc-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/uk-52157620 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will be affected by domestic violence . One third of all violent crimes in Essex is domestic related. Domestic abuse is about control including physical, emotional […]

2020 is looking exciting

2020 is looking exciting, as 2019 festive comes to a close, decorations are returned to the lofts, and my sock draw is now back to full strength. I’m keen to expand on the last 5 years self defence training, in particular corporate team building activities, parent and child, education and women’s group taster sessions. I have a number of group 1 off self defence training sessions confirmed for this year around Essex to deliver various sessions covering both theory personal […]

SDF Essex Self Defence

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, SDF Essex teaches self defence for beginners. Beginners Self defence classes in Brentwood and Great Baddow, Chelmsford My self defence […]

Essex outdoor self defence

What is your reason to learn self defence? Looking for an Essex-based outdoor self defence and fitness activity in 2020 suitable for adults, children or the whole family together? Students attend my classes in Brentwood and Chelmsford for many important reasons. Many people are seeking to improve fitness, confidence and self esteem, some have had a frightening experienced. Others are keen to make new friends whilst exercising and learning important life skills. The sessions teach personal safety with effective self […]