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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Why are we not teaching this essential skill?

Personal Safety and Self Defence is an Important Life Skill I teach the ability to defend yourself, it’s fun and extremely effective. Are you involved in Education – Teacher, Technician, Lecturer, Tutor, House Master/Mistress, Director or Governor? Are you are parent with a child in year 5 or above, involved in the PTA or a Youth club organiser? I work with and run classes for primary, secondary schools and further education. Classes cover theoretical and practical sessions. Combat Academy Chelmsford […]

Self Defence for London and Essex Classrooms

London and Essex Classes for our Students in Self Defence Combat Academy Chelmsford self defence training will benefit pupils, students, tutors and staff. The classes, structured for 10 year olds and above, help develop confidence, respect and self esteem as well as fitness. The training covers both theory and practical techniques. Our children grow up fast; personal safety and self defence are important life skills that everyone should know. Year 6 This is often the year when pupils start to […]

What are the benefits of my self defence classes in Essex?

There are many, and each student will find something different for them out of the Self defence training classes. In this respect I detail below six brief areas that my training can help with: Confidence Confidence is not something that can be learned like a set of rules; confidence is a state of mind. Learning a life skill like self defence and overcoming emotions and fears when training help to empower students. Learning an automatic response in a potentially frightening […]

Attitude and Life skills – Self Defence and Confidence

I consider myself as having a 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. I’m a firm believer that ‘we are where we are based on our decisions’ and ‘we make our own luck’. My career background is somewhat different to my self defence business where I run classes in and […]

Bullying can have a big impact on Adults’ & Youths’ confidence.

What is your reason why? Students attend my self defence classes in Brentwood, Chelmsford and Rayleigh Essex for many reasons ….. Many people are seeking to Improve Fitness, Confidence or Self Esteem. Some people have experienced a frightening Personal situation such as Bullying, a Rape attack, a Hate Crime etc. Others are keen to make new friends whilst Exercising, Toning Up and Learning important Life skills to aid Personal safety with effective Self defence techniques including knife defence, standing and […]

DEFOF Self defence system at Anglian Ruskin University Chelmsford FSB networking

I was pleased to be asked to speak at the FSB monthly networking event at Anglian Ruskin University Chelmsford. I covered a little of #DEFOF Combat Academy Chelmsford and Essex. DEFOF 5 stages of an attack. Distance Understanding and controlling Distance from the attacker and any weapon. Engage At this point the attacker has justified in their head what their intentions are and has now focused on an individual or group. If the victim has no option but to engage […]