SDFEssex self defence club

What happens after attending a beginners class in the next few self defence sessions? SDFEssex self defence club runs weekly classes, are on a pay as you go basis and great fun. The weekend training venues are in Great Baddow Chelmsford and Mountnessing Brentwood Essex. 2023 plans to open Wednesday day time classes in Brentwood Essex. The first 6 / 8 weeks of training covers a variety of techniques. This gives the students a good general awareness and understanding of […]

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 […]