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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Training Notes – Endon – 13.03.2015

Yesterday was, of course, Red Nose Day! At the time of writing this post, their website says £78,082,988! Incredible. We couldn’t let this day go by without some form of recognition and so, while I was sitting at work thoughtfully squidging my friend Snortel the red nose, I had an idea for a rather enjoyable drill we could … More Training Notes – Endon – 13.03.2015

Evolutionary Self-Protection is Moving to Endon

Hi everyone, Wesley Methodist Church that we used in Stockton Brook has now been sold and so we’ve found a new venue for our Friday class! Thankfully, we’ve only moved down the road to Endon Village Hall on Station Road in Endon (ST99DR). For those who haven’t been that way before, just keep going along Leek … More Evolutionary Self-Protection is Moving to Endon

Free Open Snow Day Training Workshop! (Friday, 30th January, 2015)

Due to the chaos caused by a bit of snow last night, we’ve decided to do things a little differently and have ourselves an Open Snow Day Training Workshop! Anyone and everyone is welcome to drop in any time between 17:00 and 19:00 today, and anyone who does brave the blizzards and storm the snowdrifts to … More Free Open Snow Day Training Workshop! (Friday, 30th January, 2015)

Review: ‘The Pavement Arena Part 2’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson

Consterdine, Peter and Thompson, Geoff. The Pavement Arena Part Two: ‘The Protection Pyramid’. Legend Video Productions. 1993. Review: The Pavement Arena Part 2: ‘The Protection Pyramid’: by Josh Nixon, ESP This review is part of a series. Part one can be found here, this is part two, part three can be found here, part four … More Review: ‘The Pavement Arena Part 2’ 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