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.
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.
On Saturday May 28th, we had the tough task of grading our junior members. Each and everyone of them put so much hard work, sweat and the occasional tear into their training over the last year. They endured an incredible 4 hours of both practical grading combined with a written exam in our Kidz -Kombat® programme.
Hard Target founder Aidan Carroll was recently invited to the UK as a guest instructor on “The Fear Cure” Seminar. Anthony Somers (5th Dan) under Geoff Thompson kicked off the day with a brief introduction.
Presenting a seminar a few months back to a large group of beginners. One man in attendance was a high level senior boxer. He read my words in the title, in a newsletter I had sent out and decided to sign up to the seminar to get an understanding…