WCA Self Defence – Level 1
The Self Defence Award level is for students of martial arts to educate them about Self Defence and practical applications of martial arts. It is also for the non-martial arts participants as a certified course in Self Defence. The course is a combination of delivered, home study units (some 22 in all), a number of student submitted essays and a thesis of some 7,500 words. Its aims are to;
-Provide awareness of personal security and awareness issues
-Promote awareness of self defence issues and techniques
-Provide progression to the Instructor’s Certificate in Self Defence.
The Self Defence Award is taught by Gareth.
WCA Self Defence Instructor – Level 2
The Instructor’s Certificate is for existing martial arts Instructors who need a far better level of knowledge to be able to deliver self-defence to their existing students and promote such classes to the public at large. This course has some 19 Units of complex subjects, submitted essays from students and a thesis of some 15,000 words. Its aims are to;
-Develop the skills essential to the effective organisation and delivery of self-defence training.
-Promote good practice in the instruction of self-defence.
-Provide an intensive curriculum in personal security & combat
-Provide progression to the Combat Coach Diploma
The Self Defence Instructor course is taught by Gareth.
WCA Combat Coach Diploma – Level 3
The Coach Diploma is aimed at experienced martial arts instructors, who are currently delivering self-defence courses but are looking to extend their market from the general public to the business community and other ‘front line organizations. There are some 18 high level units, submitted work and a final thesis of 25,00 words. Its aims are to;
-Develop advanced knowledge & skills in the areas of personal security, combat, travel security and risk assessments.
-Extend the knowledge and skills necessary to instruct within ‘front line’ occupations.
-Provide knowledge, skills, and all instructional material necessary to operate within commercial environments.
The Combat Coach Diploma level is taught by course co-ordinator Peter Consterdine.