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 […]

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 […]

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.

2018 – Are you making a New Years Resolution?

Combat Academy Chelmsford wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, have fun and stay safe over this festive period. #NewYearsResolution It’s that time of year again, it seems to be coming around far quicker each year, some of us will be thinking about making our 2018 New Year resolutions in the next few weeks. A New Year’s Resolution is a promise a person makes for the New Year. Regardless of what resolution you choose, the goal is […]

Reality-based Self Defence with Combat Academy in Essex. The Life skill you hope you never need

As we go about our lives we come across various potentially dangerous situations. Attackers generally have the ability to hurt their victims, however they do NOT want to get hurt or caught but to get away with their aim. Combat Academy Chelmsford self defence classes in Essex teach students techniques to maximize their ability to avoid being hurt in an attack, not to fight, but defend themselves and others… Do you have to be fit to attend a class? No, […]

Promoting my Essex based Self Defence classes with Combat Academy Chelmsford

Last month it was the iPhone’s 10th birthday, look at how much technology has changed and is now so accessible to us all. I saw a fridge freezer advertised for sale last week, that you can watch TV on, listen to music via and use an internal camera to view products inside it on your mobile phone whilst at work in a different city. What will be possible in another 10 years – how exciting is this? However, whatever technology […]

Essex Self Defence Inductions with Fitness

Essex based self defence, we don’t have to look far these days to read or hear about a wide variety of attacks. I remember I heard about how the authorities in Nepal, following the tragic Earthquake, were giving self defence classes to Women and Children, following concerns of attacks in the refugee camps. Over the last couple of years or so since I started Combat Academy Chelmsford, maybe my listening has become more selective to these situations, but I’m sure […]