Class details


Adaptable Course Content depending on needs of the group.

Can be adapted for presentation, seminar, or weekly courses.

Aim of the course:  While much of this course mirrors our Elite Self- Protection Program, 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.  We recognise that woman face different threats than men and are fearful of the street.  Our course is designed to empower women with the knowledge of how to protect themselves and feel safe.  Women are more likely to be attacked indoors by somebody known to them.   Usually by someone bigger and stronger than them.  Different scenarios require different solutions.

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
  11. Impact Development

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