Training Notes – 15.05.2015

Our last session was a fun, functional, fierce and focussed look at two related subjects: the high guard and dealing with multiple attackers. After the usual exercises, including some of the work on shifting our stances to understand the relationship between centre of mass, stance and stability that we did at the beginning of last week’s session, … More Training Notes – 15.05.2015

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‘New Violent Crime Tactics’ Fake Crimestoppers Message

THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED – SEE BELOW. A friend posted this recently in a Facebook group I am part of and I thought it was worth mentioning. As anyone who has undertaken any good self-protection training knows, criminals will often work with deception and distraction tactics in order to get what they want, whether … More ‘New Violent Crime Tactics’ Fake Crimestoppers Message

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

How to Increase Your Child’s Ability to Cope with Bullying

Hi all, I recently found this article thanks to a post from @Beatbullying on Twitter, and thought I would share it with everyone, as it is essential knowledge. One of the major issues with bullying is, aside of course from the bullying itself, the fact that many parents can find it difficult to tell if … More How to Increase Your Child’s Ability to Cope with Bullying

Recent Local Crime Updates: Distraction Tactics and Burglary

‘CONSTANT VIGILANCE!’ as Professor Moody always says… Today there’s been a couple of updates from Staffordshire Police following some recent criminal activity. It seems there’s a bit of a pattern going around of distraction tactics, whereby a criminal uses a false identity, usually a salesman or a member of the Water, Gas or Electric Board. … More Recent Local Crime Updates: Distraction Tactics and Burglary