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

Training Notes – Endon – 20.03.2015

On our Facebook page today I made a tongue-in-cheek reference to the¬†eclipse this morning, saying that they’re a portent of epic things to come. I wasn’t wrong. This week’s session was phenomenal. A warm welcome to another new member who is already experienced in Filipino¬†martial arts, JKD, BJJ and KFM. We love it when people … More Training Notes – Endon – 20.03.2015

The Evolutionary Self-Protection ‘No-Touch Knockout’ Open Invitation

The Evolutionary Self-Protection ‘No-Touch Knockout’ Open Invitation Preamble: The ESP is based on no principle more important and pervasive than that of open and honest questioning. Without it, evolution cannot occur as learning will inevitably always be guided away from honest progression towards obscurity, inefficacy and invalidity. My name is Josh Nixon, and I am … More The Evolutionary Self-Protection ‘No-Touch Knockout’ Open Invitation

Assault in Tunstall – Police Looking for Witnesses

Just spreading the word to help out with this one: Officers were called to Furlong Road at around 10.30pm on Friday 30 September following a report of a fight. A 15-year-old boy had sustained a head injury and was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for treatment. He was discharged a short time … More Assault in Tunstall – Police Looking for Witnesses