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Mastercard Ireland Lunch ‘n’ Learn Session

Mastercard Ireland Lunch ‘n’ Learn Session

Hard Target Self Defence were delighted to have been recently invited out to Mastercard Ireland in Leopardstown to discuss with staff the topic of personal safety. Some of what was discussed:

The Colour Codes of Awareness; what colour code are you in?

White: completely switched off to your surroundings ie. walking & talking on phone, walking & texting on phone, earphones in, head down etc. etc.

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Campus.ie – One of Ireland’s Largest Student Websites Talks to us about Student Safety

Campus.ie – One of Ireland’s Largest Student Websites Talks to us about Student Safety

Last year while making her way to work at 8 am in the morning, a young woman fell victim to an unprovoked attack on Dublin’s Grafton Street. One startling comment she made following the assault was her surprise at how many people rushed past her pretending not to notice what was happening! It took a couple of minutes before a guy finally stepped in to assist her.

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Catherine Sanz of The Times Newspaper Drops into Hard Target Self Defence

Catherine Sanz of The Times Newspaper Drops into Hard Target Self Defence

It might sound counter intuitive, but a fight club at a gym in Co Dublin is offering a new course aimed at preventing people from engaging in violent altercations and making them streetwise.
“Know Fear”, a six-week non-physical self- defence course at Hard Target Self Defence Academy in Donabate, is for women and men. It combines role play with lectures on body language.
Participants are taught how to avoid dangerous individuals, nullify the effects of stress and say “no” confidently.

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