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 as “mental armour”, SIT helps to “inoculate” individuals to future potentially traumatising stressors, teaching them to psychologically deal more effectively with the stressors.
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.
Guardian Defence training programme includes ground fighting. We train in context of street self defence. This post will outline how our curriculum was developed.
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 successfully completes the defence/technique)
We should not loose sight of this training etiquette when training in Krav Maga Self Defence.
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.
This blog post will outline the realities of a street knife attack and highlight the dangers
This post will initially describe the origin and different phases of the OODA loop.
Gaining a greater insight into ourselves can help us to discover if we have what it takes to effectively deal with a demanding situation such as a violent encounter.
There are so many articles and videos out there demonstrating the “correct” way to use a baton against a knife. The image with this article is the suggested way to hold the baton. This is incorrect for a number of reasons
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