Class details


Course content adapted to suit the needs of the group/business. Can be adapted to suit presentation, seminar, or weekly course.

Aim of the course: to teach a set of awareness, assertiveness, verbal confrontation skills alongside safety strategies & physical skills that enable someone to successfully, avoid, escape, resist & survive a violent attack or crime.

Course content includes.

  1. Principles of Personal Security
  2. Developing Personal Security Awareness
  3. Situational & Threat Awareness
  4. Perceptions of Crime Vs Reality
  5. Self-Defence & The Law
  6. Basic Principles of Self-Defence
  7. Breakaways & Escape
  8. Verbal De-Escalation
  9. Pre-Incident Indicators
  10. Pre-Emptive Strikes & Distraction Techniques

A review of a recent course

Mary Timpson – February2022

“I attended a four seminar on Personal Security & Awareness. Sensei Gareth was was highly informative & the course was very enjoyable. I would recommed this seminar for all young adults & women of all ages.”

Susan Williams – November 2021

“I did the 4 hour female personal security course. I could not recommend this course any higher, it was highly informative and enjoyable. I walked away with information and skills for life. I would recommend this for girls of all ages. Sensei Gareth inspires confidence in everyone in the room. I look forward to future courses.”

Chief Instructor

Sensei Gareth FitzGerald

Sensei Gareth FitzGerald 6th Dan & Ireland's 1st WCA Combat Coach. Sensei Gareth started his Karate...


Class Information

Time: 6 months
Day: Monday - Friday
Belt System: Professional