Stress Inoculation Training

Stress Inoculation Training

Stress Inoculation Training (SIT) is the term used to represent a collection of coping strategies provided to the student. Developed in the late 1970s by Donald Meichenbaum, SIT was originally designed for use with multiple populations of individuals. Often thought of... Read more
Coronavirus

Coronavirus

What is COVID-19? A new virus, that is causing outbreaks of respiratory infection. Some cases are mild, but some are severe and can be lethal. SYMPTOMS INCLUDE Fever Cough Sore throat Shortness of breath / Difficulty breathing As Sun Tzu wrote in The Art of War, “All... Read more
Fighting Styles

Fighting Styles

Guardian Defence training curriculum includes ground fighting. We train in context of street self defence. This post will outline how our curriculum was developed. Aikido The movements of Aikido emphasise a flowing flexibility and the maintaining of balance. The aim... Read more
The art of Budo

The art of Budo

In traditional martial arts the “Rei” (custom of bowing) in training is practiced in dojos throughout the world. This is important because it helps us to understand the relationship between the “Uke” (The person who initiates an attack) and the “Tori” (The person who... Read more
Street Knife Attack

Street Knife Attack

Knife attacks are becoming so common place. In order to significantly improve your chance of survival it is crucial to know how a knife attacker will strike, and learn countermeasure defences with the use of improvised weapons. The article with outline how knife... Read more