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Pre-Empt! Escape! Check! (diary entry)

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05.02.20   My Wednesday lunchtime lesson continued my sixth Self-Protection course with Kingham Hill School. We continued work with pre-emptive striking, the fence, continued forward pressure and restrictive training. I also discussed the three Ps of effective Self-Defence (hard skills) training.   We warmed up by moving through postures. This would come up again later. Then we went back over target familiarisation off the fence. This progressed into tactical escape through an escape route and then a post-incident injury check. […]

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Escape, Pre-Emption & the Fence (diary entry)

Hand strike variable - palm

29.01.20   Wednesday lunchtime saw me continue my Self-Protection course for Kingham Hill with a hard skills-centric/self-defence lesson. We revised attitude and escape procedures before focusing pre-emptive striking.   The class were warmed up with walking exercises where they did some basic mobility exercises and check their nature posture. From here they worked on throwing natural strikes from relaxed positions as they continued to walk. They changed direction and moved to exit points. Then I had them jogging whilst striking, […]

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Progressive Basics in Self-Protection at Kingham Hill School (diary entry)

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02.10.19 My third self-defence lesson at Kingham Hill School this term further built on the basic areas covered last week. This included tightening up and layering tactical escape principles as well as progressive pre-emptive strike tactics. The importance of developing day-to-day survival behaviours and aspects of the aftermath were also addressed.   We warmed up with everyone walking with purpose taking in their environment. This included locating exit points and potential hazards. The class also paid attention to gait and […]

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Tactical Escape Training Lesson & Course Overview (diary entry)

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10.09.19   My second Tuesday night client reviewed their martial arts teacher CPD training and I also introduced some layering to certain concepts. We are focusing on developing a supplementary self-defence programme for children and teenagers. A key area covered was tactical escaping. Tactical Escaping   Escape is the priority in a self-defence situation. From the earliest stage of training and throughout a course, students need to be look towards ending their story with escape. This is particularly true with […]

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