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Notice Me! by Aidan Carroll

Abraham Maslow, the renowned American psychologist is probably best known for creating Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. His theory of psychological health based on innate human needs.
When we look at his theory we see the most important is Physiological as the foundation of human needs; categorized as food, water, air, sleep, homeostasis and excretion.

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Self-defence tips you shouldn’t leave the house without. First of all, the “keys between the fingers” approach is a bad idea…

Self-defence tips you shouldn’t leave the house without First of all, the “keys between the fingers” approach is a bad idea…
As the chief instructor at Hard Target Self-Defence Systems in Donabate, Aidan Carroll is well-versed in the best methods to get you out of sticky street situations as unscathed as possible.

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NEWS!! Check out our NEW Tatami matted training area.

Since moving to our new home in September last year, we’ve been busy fitting out the academy, slowly transforming it into a comfortable state of the art facility to train. Just this week, after a lot of hard work and committment, we’ve finally completed our new Tatami matted training area. Thanks to Shaker Carroll for taking the time to fit the mats for us.

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Keep that Dog on a Leash!

I’ve just finished a consultation with a new client; a young gentleman in his late twenties. He called the office a few days back after he was involved in an altercation in a bar.
Thankfully he escaped with no serious physical trauma but he is struggling with the “black dog”. This dog is no stranger to me. Over the years he – the black dog and I crossed paths many times, and thankfully

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