Wednesday, 13 January 2010

An endorsement for UKM

An endorsement for UKM from someone who knows!

"I work as a Bodyguard doing convoy protection and personal security detail in Iraq. I always train in Urban Krav Maga at Beyond Fighting. When I'm home on leave. Beyond Fighting's self-defence training is some of the most realistic I've experienced, perhaps even more so than in my current job or as a Special Reconnaissance soldier in the Army . I Would recommend Urban Krav Maga to anyone wanting incredible fitness and conditioning and the best self-defence training I've ever done"

Danny, Close Protection Operative-Hostile Environments.

Our core busines is training civilians and we don't make a big deal out of supposed military connections but this is a strong testament from an experienced guy serving in a tough environment.

Our aim is to equip the student as soon as possible to defend themselves against the most common attacks.

We strongly recommend that, if you can, you choose a Licensed Urban Krav Maga Instructor.

Urban Krav Maga is the only style of Krav Maga that:
(i) has been asked to provide a British Combat Association Masterclass;
(ii) has produced 2 highly acclaimed DVD sets in 2008/2009;
(iii) has been created - and continually updated - by a number of Martial Artists experienced across a range of disciplines;
(iv) has a syllabus based around defending the 10 most common attacks you are likely to face in the street;
(v) teaches a range of pre-emptive strikes and moves adapted to work for people against bigger/multiple opponents;
(vi) has Leo Negao, 4-time world Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion as an Instructor; Leo is also our Advisor on groundwork and regularly trains the top Instructors.
(v) has been asked to run the Krav Maga stand at 2010’s Seni show, the biggest Martial arts exhibition in the UK

Train Hard.....Fight Easy


Snow.Bloody Snow

OK getting bored with this now and its costing me a fortune!

Just been out and couldn't get too far past the village and thats on the main road, back roads unless in 4X4 -forget it-, had about 2 inches this morning and its still snowing with bad ice out there (I nearly went into the back of a snow plough that had helpfully stopped in the middle of the road for no apparent reason).

I am happy to try and open up tonight if people want to , but appreciate for most of you it is quite a drive- once you get here I dont think you will be able to use the car park either!

So if anyone is intending to come tonight please email/call me and if we have enough I will open up. Please don't text as I am at home and there is no signal so I will not receive though the mobile will divert to me.

Speak soon, Keep training, maybe see you!!!


Monday, 11 January 2010

Bulletman. F.A.S.T training

Dear All

Barring another dump (from the sky not from me!) hope to be back training this week.

I have also been able to arrange some training against the Bulletmen if you might be interested with the F.A.S.T team.

The enables us to expand a bit further on reality training than we can do in normal classes without killing someone!

They will come down to us with 3 instructors, two who will be dressed as the legendary Bulletman, enabling you to practice techniques full power, and full contact against them.

The course will be 4.5 hours and cost £60- to make this worthwhile we need 20 of us, and you can bring along non members.

F.A.S.T. courses offer training in skills such as
assertive behaviour
target hardening (how to not look like a victim)
situation control
control of your personal space
using your voice
simple, effective defence techniques that work.

All training is done in an adrenaline environment so you learn not to freeze and panic when you need it. It will feel very real.

How you react to a situation can mean the difference between success and failure, life or death. The F.A.S.T courses will show you how your body reacts under severe, adrenaline fuelled encounters and then how to turn that reaction into a positive outcome. The defences are practiced full-on against the padded ‘Bulletmen’.

Some comments from people who have been on these courses and if you want to see some of this being used, see you tube.

“All of the members of the Royal Marine Police had nothing but praise for both the system and the instructors who displayed a professional approach which was aimed at a good level. From the feedback received, I can say that the afternoon was a resounding success.
D.H – Royal Marines Police Training

“The people you portray during your courses are scarily accurate. I see people like this every day in my job.”
N.C. – Gravesend Council

“I would recommend the F.A.S.T. Defence method to anyone working in the security industry or dealing with the public on a daily basis, and that includes a mother walking her baby. ”
T.R – Plymouth Pavilion Security Manager

“Just wanted to say how impressed I was with the course on Saturday. I found it a really supportive environment and I certainly learnt a lot! I am amazed at how you all make the scenarios so realistic and recognisable.”Dr. K. A. - Malvern

Please do email me if you/your family/Friends etc would be interested in attending and then I will book and arrange a weekend that works for all.

Train Hard........Fight Easy

Wednesday, 6 January 2010

Closed Again!

Discretion being the better part of valour, I am cancelling tonight's Krav.

On the basis that at the moment I have 8 inches of snow in front of my gate before I even manage to try the ungritted road, I'm not going anywhere!

Sorry guys, stay safe and warm and see you next week.

Global warming my arse


Tuesday, 5 January 2010

Open Again

Greetings All,

Hope you all had a great Xmas and happy and safe New Year.

Time to burn off all that excess now so you dont end up looking like the chap above.

Weather allowing classes back on again from this Wednesday, though I am sneaking in a bit of skiing so no class on the 27th of this month.
Hope to see you all wednesday
Train Hard........Fight Easy