Street Knife Fight – Reality vs Fantasy

Street Knife Fight – Reality vs Fantasy

This blog post will outline the realities of a street knife attack and highlight the dangers N.B. This post is not written to discredit or disrespect any martial artist/instructor or seasoned fighter Fantasy Mindset and Scenarios 1. I have learnt techniques on how to... 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
How do Knife Attacks happen?

How do Knife Attacks happen?

Knife attacks are becoming more commonplace because knives are very easily obtained. This article is written to build awareness about indiscriminate knife attacks. Being aware and mentally prepared is the key to surviving this type of attack. So what happens in a... Read more
Keeping Students Safe

Keeping Students Safe

At Guardian Defence our primary objective is teaching people how to stay safe. It was a pleasure teaching Self Defence to students at the Royal Northern College of Music. Here is some feedback from the session organiser Cara. “Thank you so much for today, i... Read more
Pre-Incident Signals

Pre-Incident Signals

Understanding and Identifying Potential Threats Before they develop into an Attack Can Save Your Life Ever think it would be useful to be able to see a developing problem before things get really bad so you could avoid trouble altogether? In a previous blog post I... Read more