Knife crime is in the news.
Why? Because here is the UK there has been a sharp rise in knife crime and with it some terrible losses of life.
But as with any kind of rise in crime, we are left with questions.
Questions such as what…
Action-Reaction is part of life.
As human beings, we react to situations and in self-defence, this is ever more present.
After all, how many fights have been started by someone shouting an insult followed by ..."what did you just call…
We all want an edge.
And when it comes to protecting our lives, we need an edge even more!
After all, you are stood there, possibly surrounded by a pack of thugs, each thinking about how they will take their fists and smash…
I could start an argument with a Martial Artist in 2 seconds.
I would just type 'that would never work in a real fight' when they shared a video of their style, or themselves.
To them, I might as well have insulted their family,…
“Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not"-Yoda.
There is a myth among Martial Arts.
The myth is that size does not matter.
In boxing, however, there is a saying that contradicts…
It is January 2019, and if you are like me then you will have done this:
1. Overeaten during December.
2. Put on weight.
This is that time of year where weight seems to stick to us all and the festive period has taken…
If you are reading this blog you have clicked on the headline because it caught your attention.
And I am guessing that you either run a self-defence school or would like to.
If so, great because in this post I am going to…
There is a term in self-defence and it is called 'legally compliant'.
This term has been around for a long time now, and it refers to the simple process of looking at the actions you take in self-defence and seeing if they were…
I remember when I was a teenager and having to take the yearly visit to the careers advisor.
I told her I liked sports and so the usual printouts came through.
Be a Sports coach, a physio or a PE Teacher.
There was no chance that…
This blog has covered a lot about the hidden culture of self-defence.
The reason is that culture or tribes as you might call it dictates so much around combat.
The gang that attacks us, the stranger that robs us do so because…