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Edged Weapon Injuries and Defence Strategy (diary entry)

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16.02.21 Tuesday night continued and concluded the soft skills knife and edged weapon awareness programme that I have been delivering as a private lesson prior to the public course this Sunday. Last week and this week I have taught it as part of my teaching consultancy private lessons. Tonight we looked the nature of edged weapon injuries – lacerations, puncture wounds and incisions/slashing injuries. We also covered the effects of blood loss for such injuries. The soft skill section was […]

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Knife and Edged Awareness Programme (diary entry)

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09.03.21 Tuesday night saw my teacher consultancy become the first time I have taught my Knife and Edged Awareness Programme online. I first qualified as a senior KEWAP instructor 2011 and have renewed/updated this qualification on an almost annual basis. Its soft skills research for the UK is second to none and therefore my decision to make it part of my weapon defence programme made perfect sense. I will be teaching a trilogy of webinars on edged weapon awareness and […]

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Clinch/Standing Joint Locks and Retraining Holds


12.11.16   Today’s double lesson concerned joint locks with a request for a particular focus on the clinch range. We are currently working around a recent operation. A strong feature of the coaching and teaching I offer is the ability to adapt. Geoff Thompson and Mo Teague have been strong influences on the importance of adaptation. Fighting is rarely convenient. This is why training through a range of inconveniences from simulated injuries and around less than ideal conditions are crucial […]

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