Learning Self Defence skills its not all practical

Tip 1 Parents, as we near the start of the September school term, please be mindful of photos you take of your child in their school uniform. I know we are all proud and the first day photo is very important, however, please consider if you post the photos online / social media, it’’s worth considering editing the photo to not include the school badge / name. Self Defence / Personal Safety Tip 2  Earphones and Headphones, to help your […]

Self Defence Instructor Interview

Q1. Hi Richard what is your background? My career background is in Retail Marketing, working for several national companies in senior management, in more recent years as a self employed Marketing consultant working in Essex. Whilst at school I attended Judo classes for a number of years as I was being bullied at school, and then in my 20’s & 30’s I trained in Karate for some “me time” away from work. Early in 2014 I decided to train and […]

Rayleigh Self Defence Parent & Child Sessions

Are you interested in a 1-off parent and child self defence taster session in Rayleigh during the summer?  Parents with children going into school years 6 & 7 in September; the training will help build confidence and awareness as your child starts to become a little more independent.  The 2 hour self-defence taster session covers theory, mobile phone safety and practical techniques (no take downs). Rayleigh Essex class details Monday 29th July 2pm to 4pm Monday 12th August 11am to […]

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 […]

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 […]