The course is split into seven modules; Introduction - Awareness - Spatial Focus - Principles and Regulations - Physical Foundations - Edged Weapons Awareness and Physical Training, each containing vital information needed to avoid or physically deal with a threat.
Introduction - During the introduction to the course, you will learn more about your instructors, their backgrounds, experience and qualifications. You’ll also find out the expectations of what you will learn from the course overall.
Awareness - In the awareness module, we will teach you about situational awareness, the fight or flight response, why people are targeted, how to be street smart and the crime triangle.
Spatial Focus - The spatial focus part of the course will show you the relationship between personal space and violence, seven ways to increase your personal safety and awareness, personal zones, body language, communication and essential de-escalation techniques.
Principles and Regulations - During the course’s principles and regulations segment, you will learn about the laws that govern the use of physical force in the UK, Article 2 of the Human Rights Act and what is considered reasonable force.
Physical Foundations - Guthries Law, Hicks Law, the principles of self-defence, functional self-defence, heart rate vs motor skills, human anatomy, the body’s vulnerable parts, and Sean's eight basic rules for street self-defence; the foundations to help you in high-pressure & life-threatening situations.
Edged Weapons - This module will focus on; what edged weapons are, the characteristics of an edged weapon attack, knife attack statistics, videos and imagery of knife attacks, bystander apathy and functional defence against an edged weapon.
Physical Training - Demonstrating, discussing and practising functional techniques to defend against common street attacks, armed and unarmed.