Women’s Self-Defence – Every Tuesday Night.


This class is a “Women's Only” Self-Defence Course and is a must for any woman concerned with personal safety. Designed specifically with women in mind, these lessons are open to all women, of all ages and all levels of fitness.

Get fit and have fun while learning to defend yourself. New members always welcome.

Every Tuesday Night. Time: 7.30pm – 9.00pm.
€68.00 inc. vat @ 13.5% for 6 weeks of classes.

Contact info@hardtargetselfdefence.com or call us 01 8075037 for more information.

Class Description

The class is taught by Chief Instructor Aidan Carroll and Instructor Al McGreedy and assisted by Orina Leong.

Some of what Women’s Self-Defence looks at: Analyzing video footage of attacks and recreating scenario’s for Best Defence Indoor and Outdoor scenario training How to identify a predator’s trap and escaping the predator’s trap.

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 Tuesday