New on Facebook: Staffordshire Self-Protection and Martial Arts Group!

A place for the self-protectionists, martial artists, etc of Staffordshire to come together on Facebook: Staffordshire Self-Protection and Martial Arts Group. facebook.com/groups/staffordshireSPandMAgroup I thought it’d be a good idea to have a group for local martial artists, self-protectionists and people just generally interested in such things. Quite often the groups on Facebook for such things are … More New on Facebook: Staffordshire Self-Protection and Martial Arts Group!

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)

10 Questions with Dan Holloway (themartialview.com, Eiryukan Aikido and Function First)

1) Tell us a bit about yourself and your martial arts journey – how did it start? I first started martial arts when I was 6 years old with Karate in the local church hall. I think I started as my parents wanted me to improve confidence and gain fitness, flexibility etc. I did Karate … More 10 Questions with Dan Holloway (themartialview.com, Eiryukan Aikido and Function First)

PHDefence (17.12.2011) Feedback and Change Announcement

Ok, after today’s stuff, I have some notes for everyone, but especially for G.C! Condition White: Switched off. Asleep. Victim. Condition Yellow: Switched on. Threat awareness. Looking around. Condition Orange: Threat evaluation – passively avoiding a potential threat (e.g. crossing the street or turning back). Condition Red: Threat avoidance / threat neutralisation. Acting – either … More PHDefence (17.12.2011) Feedback and Change Announcement

11 Year Old Karateka Fights Off Attacker in Bristol

Jade Pidden, an 11-year-old Karateka from Bristol has managed to fend off an attacker she described as white, 6ft tall, slim, in his early 20s, with light brown hair and a long fringe. She said he was wearing a blue hoodie, with white writing and tight jeans with black and white Nike trainers. The following … More 11 Year Old Karateka Fights Off Attacker in Bristol

Staffordshire Canal Watch

For all those who regularly use or live near the canals in Staffordshire, Staffs Police have rolled out a new scheme – ‘Staffordshire Canal Watch’ – with which to hopefully decrease crime around the canals. Here’s their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Staffordshire-Canal-Watch/187198284674517?sk=wall I’d say it’s worth a look – I assume any updates there are of local … More Staffordshire Canal Watch