How long have you been training in Hard Target? 7 months
Current Grade? Yellow Belt.
Favourite Technique and why? The bridge and roll technique.
Hard Target Self Defence welcomed Andrea Gilligan of The Pat Kenny show to its weekly women’s self defence class. Fantastic piece including comments from some of the ladies who attend weekly. Thank you Andrea for taking part in the class and experiencing first hand some techniques that may come in handy some day!
It was 5.30pm, on a bright evening. I had just finished work and was making my way home through multiple busy streets. I suddenly sensed someone walking quite closely behind me but thought nothing sinister could happen as there were plenty of people around.
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’.
As self-defence instructors, this is one subject we are asked about on a regular basis when we talk about self-defence and getting home safe. So, in this article I want to highlight the safety fundamentals when using a taxi. There are a number of dangers when on a night out.