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
Taking action in adversity

Taking action in adversity

This post will initially describe the origin and different phases of the OODA loop. Then detail the OODA loop in context of potential scenarios and finally, how to disrupt a potential threats OODA Loop The OODA loop stands for Observe  Orient  Decide  Act. And as the... Read more
Training Safely

Training Safely

At Guardian Defence our training is structured to simulate “Real life” street confrontations. Therefore, our training encompasses the following; Sparring (This includes one on one sparring, two/three on one sparring), stress inoculation drills, fighter conditioning... Read more
The most effective armament?

The most effective armament?

The most effective weapon we possess is our mind At Guardian Defence we won’t expect you to turn up, hit focus mitts, kick some pads and perform techniques with a partner then go home. Learning how to defend ourselves is much more complex than learning how to strike,... Read more