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

Review: Smak Sak

Review: Smak Sak: by Josh Nixon, ESP It’s not often that a new product comes out in the self-protection and martial arts industry that is genuinely innovative. While most products I’ve seen have been marketed as ‘innovative’ and as essential for training to be taken to some next level or other as imagined (conveniently) by … More Review: Smak Sak

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: ‘Powerkick’ by Peter Consterdine

Consterdine, Peter. Powerkick. Protection Publications. Review: Powerkick: by Josh Nixon, ESP This review is part two of a two-part series. Part one is here. As we’ve come to expect from a British Combat Association video, this one begins with a very important point – that kicking above the legs is generally a bad idea in … More Review: ‘Powerkick’ 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 3’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson

Consterdine, Peter and Thompson, Geoff. The Pavement Arena Part Three: ‘Grappling – The Last Resort’. Legend Video Productions. 1994. Review: The Pavement Arena Part 3: ‘Grappling – The Last Resort’: by Josh Nixon, ESP This review is part of a series. Part one can be found here, part two can be found here, this is … More Review: ‘The Pavement Arena Part 3’ by Peter Consterdine and Geoff Thompson