Self Defence

A self defence program is also taught for both the young and old focusing on a variety of topics including  the truth about aggressive behaviour and communication as an effective solution for resolving conflict.

It is important to understand that not all threatening situations require the use of force which is why it is important to develop skills to verbally de-escalate conflicts.

We run through a number of case scenarios where we practise various techniques involving partner work.

Yes, equipment is provided.

It is intended to give the layperson some instruction in physical self-defence in a short period of time with the intention to protect them selves.

Elements of practical self-defence

Theory: The principles of self-defence and “3 circle” concepts

  1. Awareness: Recognizing and avoiding threatening situations

  2. Planning: Always know your escape route

  3.  Skills and conditioning involving:

  • Personal safety habits

  • Blocks and dodges

  • Releases and escapes

  • Control techniques

  • Counter attacks

  • Ground techniques

  • Grappling

  • Situational case study drills