The Hard Target team were delighted to have been invited to TV3 studios to appear on their Saturday:AM show. On Saturday July 9th, 2016, Aidan Carroll, Chief Instructor took presenters Laura Woods and Anna Daly through some self defence techniques specifically for women
Dublin Fire Brigade has 900 personnel. It’s hard to believe these hard working men and women would need training in breakaway techniques. There were numerous stories told of nasty situations that simply got in the way of what they were there to do – save lives and property from being destroyed.
Presumption, we’re all guilty of it. The guy or girl in traffic who snakes from lane to lane; ‘Where do they think they’re going? I’m not letting them in front of me, what an idiot’.
A large part of the Hard Target system covers edged weapons defence, and although this part of our curriculum is very comprehensive, the practical modules are kept very simple. Over twenty years of cross training in many combative systems …