SDFEssex Self Defence Quiz

SDFEssex self defence quiz time, I chose to do a quick quiz to help highlight a couple of personal safety self defence tips. Quick intro, I’m Richard, the self defence Instructor / owner of SDFEssex Self Defence. I offer many self defence, individual and group, training options in Great Baddow, Chelmsford, Mountnessing, Brentwood Essex including:  Beginners, Family sessions, Women’s, Adults and Youths in many Essex areas, training is suitable from age 10, on a pay as you go basis. My […]

Anti bullying self defence

Anti-bullying Odd Socks

Anti bullying self defence with SDFEssex. Being bullied isn’t a sign of weakness, being a bully isn’t a sign of strength. Anti bullying week 15th November to 19th November 2021 Bullying is wrong on ALL levels, years ago when I was growing up it used to be mainly physical and / or verbal. Social media and texting have brought other elements. What is Bullying? Bullying is an imbalance of power to repeatedly and intentionally cause emotional or physical harm to […]

More time to read

Self defence for students

The current situation has allowed me more time to read. I consider myself as having a reasonably positive “can do” attitude. I am very lucky, I have been introduced to some interesting books that have helped me in my personal development. 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? […]

Domestic abuse since lockdown

Domestic abuse since lockdown

Domestic abuse since lockdown or domestic violence 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 and […]