Using Force: A Look at UK Law for Self-Protection Practitioners

The use of force is one of the main focuses in most self-protection training as well as in the martial arts. However, its justification and subsequent application to real violence is also singularly the least well-addressed area of understanding. In short, if practitioners train without an understanding of the law then while their training in … More Using Force: A Look at UK Law for Self-Protection Practitioners

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Review: ‘Ultimate Self-Defence Seminar’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson

Consterdine, Peter and Thompson, Geoff. Ultimate Self-Defence Seminar. Protection Publications. 2005. Review: Ultimate Self-Defence Seminar: by Josh Nixon, ESP This video is one of those well-known ones, considered essential by many, that you often hear about as an instructor. There’s good reason for that. ‘Action beats reaction’ – this is the key understanding that makes … More Review: ‘Ultimate Self-Defence Seminar’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson

Review: ‘Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Seminar’ by Peter Consterdine

Consterdine, Peter. Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Seminar. Protection Publications. 2007. Review: Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Seminar: by Josh Nixon, ESP No messing around, this video starts as it means to go on with some impact development on the pads. As is usual with a British Combat Association production, a very important point is raised early … More Review: ‘Peter Consterdine’s Training Day Seminar’ by Peter Consterdine

Review: ‘Fit to Fight Part 2’ by Peter Consterdine

Consterdine, Peter. Fit to Fight Part 2. Protection Publications. 2000. Review: Fit to Fight Part 2: by Josh Nixon, ESP This video follows on from the popular fourth video in the ‘Pavement Arena’ series, entitled ‘Fit to Fight’, which is reviewed here. This video builds on the previous points raised in Fit to Fight but … More Review: ‘Fit to Fight Part 2’ by Peter Consterdine

Review: ‘The Pavement Arena Part 4’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson

Consterdine, Peter and Thompson, Geoff. The Pavement Arena Part Four: ‘Fit to Fight’. Legend Video Productions. 1994. Review: The Pavement Arena Part 4: ‘Fit to Fight’: by Josh Nixon, ESP This article is part of a series. Part one can be found here, part two can be found here, part three can be found here, … More Review: ‘The Pavement Arena Part 4’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson

Review: ‘The Pavement Arena Part 1’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson

Consterdine, Peter and Thompson, Geoff. The Pavement Arena Part One: ‘Ultimate Self Defence’. Legend Video Productions. 1993. Review: The Pavement Arena Part 1: ‘Ultimate Self Defence’: by Josh Nixon, ESP This review is part of a series. This is part one, part two can be found here, part three can be found here, part four can … More Review: ‘The Pavement Arena Part 1’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson