Domestic abuse or domestic violence isn’t just physical. 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.
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 sexual.
Testimonial – Domestic abuse victim learns Self Defence with SDF Essex
From my initial inquiry about SDF Essex Richard has been attentive to detail. He is incredibly passionate and his energy and pride is infectious.
I approached SDF Essex at a time when I was in a very dark place. Having had been in a very toxic and abusive relationship, it was suggested that I look into self defence classes.
Dubious to say the least I made my inquiries and Richard put me at ease from the very first interaction with him. He asked me questions although was always very considerate as not to pry.
Having now attended 5 sessions, I am pleased to say that Richard has really helped me along my road to recovery. He has always been considerate and conscious of the experiences I have been through and will always check to make sure that I really am okay. He is flexible and encourages you to make as many classes as you can but there is no pressure to feel like you have to attend every week.
For me this works out perfectly as a single parent and having only every other weekend free I can’t commit to make every Sunday.
He’ll work you hard and you certainly feel it for the week to follow but I feel invigorated, confident and empowered to take on the world.
Female SDF Essex Student
SDF Essex Half Day Beginners Self Defence class
SDF Essex runs a monthly half day beginners class in:
- Great Baddow, Chelmsford Saturday morning
- Brentwood Sunday morning
Contact Richard SDF Essex Instructor to find out next available date, spaces are limited and only available to students that have booked in advance.
Weekly self defence classes with SDF Essex
Weekly weekend sessions are open to students following the completion of the Beginners Self Defence classes which is held on specific dates each month. Students can join the weekly classes on a pay as you go basis.
- Chelmsford Adults only class and a Youth and Family session on Saturday mornings.
- Brentwood Sunday mornings are for all.
All details are on the website. http://www.selfdefenceandfitness.com
Please view the website, (contact details below).
Parent & Child self defence taster classes
In the School holidays I run parent and child taster classes in Chelmsford and Rayleigh I am looking to additionally run these in Billericay, Brentwood and Upminster venues contact Richard to find out more …
What to do next
Interested to find out more email or for a chat call or text Richard 07798 628 207
Stay safe and well
Self Defence Anti Bullying Instructor with SDF Essex