General Self Defence – Every Thursday Night


This class addresses all aspects of self-defence & self-protection and is run in a friendly and safe environment.

Every Thursday Night. – €136.00 inc. vat @ 13.5% for 6 weeks, each class is 2 hours in duration

**Due to the intense nature of general self-defence classes all new-comers must have completed our 2 Day Weekend Course prior to signing up for this course!



This class is the most popular at the school. Anyone who wishes to attend must complete one of our 2 Day Introduction Courses first or complete a couple of one to one private lessons before joining the Thursday class. The introduction courses take place once a month. Our next one is Sat & Sun, April 22nd & 23rd, 2017.

The Thursday night class addresses all aspects of self-defence and self-protection. It is a two hour class divided into two one hour classes.
The first hour deals with weapons defence, i.e. knife defence (attacks & threats), gun disarms, baton defence etc.

The second phase addresses various aspects, such as street grappling, ground-fighting, combative sparring and much more. You have the option to do both classes back to back, or if you prefer you can chose to do one.

Theory Module

  • Understanding the criminal mind-set
  • Reading body language before conflict
  • Physiological & psychological effects of adrenaline dump
  • Verbal de-escalation skills
  • Fear is your friend Understanding fear
  • When it’s time not to be nice
  • Self defence and the Law in Ireland
  • Brain engagements and action triggers

Practical Module

  • Release from choke & strangles
  • Release from wrist grabs
  • Knowing when and how to punch
  • Rape escape tactics The Fence (protecting your personal space)
  • Putting it all together – Defence against the FIST MAN
  • Defence Against Hand Bag Snatch
  • Defence Against Hair Pulls
  • Anti Abduction Drills Road
  • Rage Prevention skills

Every Thursday from Thursday September 29th, 2016.

7.00-8.00pm (first phase: self-defence skills & tactics, ground fighting)

8.05-9.00pm (second phase: weapons defence, knife, gun, baton etc.)

**Note: One phase counts as one lesson when you purchase.