Urban Escrima

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP We will be running a Conflict Management Workshop for Urban Escrima students on: Saturday 22nd June from 2.45pm-5.00pm £15.00 (payment made in class) at LDN Fields Fitness.  This Workshop will cover the following: Verbal aggressionAggressive posturingInitial contact with aggressorEmotional responsesPhysical responsesPre-emption There will be limited places for this Workshop. If you would like …

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A WEEKEND AT A MARTIAL ARTS SEMINAR – CATHERINE WEBB

9 HOURS OF GRADE 9! Article by Catherine Webb Assistant Instructor at Urban Escrima Ever wanted to spend a weekend at a martial arts seminar? Pack the arnica, you’ll need it. Day 1. 12 p.m. Injuries: none. Actually, technically there’s still a healing scar across my forehead from when I hit myself in the face with my own …

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THOUGHTS ON REASONABLE FORCE – CATHERINE WEBB

Article by Catherine Webb Over the last few months, I’ve started getting a bit more involved in self-defence stuff, specifically women’s self-defence.  I got into this through learning escrima – we take some fundamental concepts and apply them for students who have no martial experience whatsoever, in the hope of giving them an idea of what …

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WHAT MAKES A GOOD SELF-DEFENCE INSTRUCTOR? – CATHERINE WEBB

By Catherine Webb There is an old phrase – “those who can: do. Those who can’t: teach.” It’s a dubious sentiment for many reasons, but one which has been on my mind recently.  I’ve now been learning escrima for nearly four years, and have taught a little bit of women’s self-defence via its organisation.  Also in …

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