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New Self Protection Course at Kingham Hill (diary entry)

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18.09.19 Clubb Chimera Martial Arts self-protection course returned to Kingham Hill School for a fifth term. Again, I saw some familiar faces from the previous academic years that were able to reinforce the material I brought into play. My methods never stand still and therefore the programmes evolve in line with what I see is most relevant and efficient. Since I became a senior instructor in the Knife and Edged Weapon Programme in 2011 and now with my involvement in […]

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Self-Defence Returns to Kingham (diary entry)

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01.05.2019   Wednesday afternoon kick-started my fourth term with Kingham Hill School, teaching self-defence. I saw some new faces and some returning faces from previous courses. Although self-defence is my mandate, I believe all good self-defence should be underlined by some solid soft skills information. We began with a quick overview of how the course would be taught. I would introduce progressive activities and techniques with an explanation of how it fell within the basic principles, strategies and tactics.   […]

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Real Empowerment at Kingham Hill (diary entry)

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27.03.19 After a short warm-up, I put much of the lesson in the capable hands of my students at Kingham Hill High School. My reasoning for this was simple empowerment. It’s a term that has readily been thrown around with no real meaning, often by manipulators. The core of my teaching method is to put people in charge. Self-protection, above all else, is about putting oneself in control of a situation or resting off an aggressor as quickly as possible. […]

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