Hard Target Self Defence welcomed Andrea Gilligan of The Pat Kenny show to its weekly women’s self defence class. Fantastic piece including comments from some of the ladies who attend weekly. Thank you Andrea for taking part in the class and experiencing first hand some techniques that may come in handy some day!
Every person resident in the State is entitled to live in peace and to go about their business and other affairs in safety from threat and attack. Modern times have called for the introduction of legislation to outlaw the variety of assaults occurring daily in society.
It was 5.30pm, on a bright evening. I had just finished work and was making my way home through multiple busy streets. I suddenly sensed someone walking quite closely behind me but thought nothing sinister could happen as there were plenty of people around.