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Personal Safety and Self Defence

We provide personal safety, conflict resolution, first aid and practical self defence training to businesses, educational establishments, groups and individuals.

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We cover the North Ayrshire area with our First Aid training and the whole of the United Kingdom with our personal safety, conflict resolution and practical self defence.

 

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  • “The workshops served to increase the students awareness of self defence issues and the practical aspects of the programme gave the students hands on experience of what to do in a threatening situation.

    “The workshops served to increase the students awareness of self defence issues and the practical aspects of the programme gave the students hands on experience of what to do in a threatening situation.

    The programme itself covered aspects of self defence ranging from how to deal and respond to unwanted behaviour verbally, to more serious incidents such as the actions to follow if a sexual assault was being committed. While some of the students preferred to sit back and watch some of the activities, as they found them too intense, the sessions have unquestionably raised awareness of self defence issues.

    The incidence of attacks was also covered to inform students of the types of attacks which occurred most frequency in the local area as well as giving statistics to reassure the students that physical / sexual attacks are not as common as some had perceived which served to reduce the ‘fear of attack’ culture many in society believe to be true today.

    Overall the sessions were well planned and designed and the training techniques used were appropriate for the student groups concerned. The friendly approach that instructors used ensured the students responded positively when participating within the workshops despite the seriousness of the subjects being covered.

    On a more personal note, these sessions should be made readily available to all young people in order to increase their personal awareness skills. Introducing training sessions into schools / colleges as a matter of course can only benefit the students by giving them advice they need to protect themselves and who might otherwise become victims of crime.”

    Principal
    North Highland College
  • “The women participating in this course really enjoyed it and the overall feedback was that this was a serious subject presented in a non-threatening manner.”

    “The women participating in this course really enjoyed it and the overall feedback was that this was a serious subject presented in a non-threatening manner.”

    Community Development Worker
    Army Welfare Service
  • “These are vital life skills for everyone.”

    “These are vital life skills for everyone.”

    PA
    Royal Bank of Scotland:
  • “I found the course very informative in a very down to earth way especially the different self defence techniques.”… read more.

    “I found the course very informative in a very down to earth way especially the different self defence techniques. I don’t know how you could improve on this!”

    Refuge Worker
    Domestic Abuse Support, Carlisle
  • “The Scottish Centre for Personal Safety has run a range of workshops in High Life Highland leisure centres, parks, town halls and Highland Council schools since 2002.”… read more.

    “The Scottish Centre for Personal Safety has run a range of workshops in High Life Highland leisure centres, parks, town halls and Highland Council schools since 2002. These courses have included; Outdoor Personal Safety for Children aged 3yrs – 8yrs; Personal Safety for Children aged 10yrs – 17yrs, and Personal Safety for Women. I would have no hesitation in recommending these courses and deploying funded Personal Safety courses as a resource that Youth Workers or other High Life Highland staff could call upon and would recommend these courses to our partners in Highland Council and NHS Highland.”

    Chief Executive
    HighLife Highland
  • ASSIST (Advocacy, Support, Safety, Information Services Together provides advocacy and support to victims of domestic abuse and receives referrals from Police Scotland): “The course was excellent, I couldn’t rate the trainers highly enough!”… read more.

    ASSIST (Advocacy, Support, Safety, Information Services Together provides advocacy and support to victims of domestic abuse and receives referrals from Police Scotland): “The course was excellent, I couldn’t rate the trainers highly enough! It was a great day and my staff are buzzing!”

    Head of Service
    ASSIST
  • “Our air cadets were trained on a number of occasions in the following subjects – Personal Safety & Awareness Training, Basic Self Defence Techniques and Security & Suspect Bomb Awareness.”… read more.

    “Our air cadets were trained on a number of occasions in the following subjects – Personal Safety & Awareness Training, Basic Self Defence Techniques and Security & Suspect Bomb Awareness. This training has been of great benefit to both cadets and staff …. and is not only useful to us at our Squadron premises but is also put into practice in connection with the large number of community and public events we attend throughout our cadet year.”

    Officer Commanding
    2405 (Dingwall) Squadron Air Training Corps & 2405 (Wester Ross) Squadron - detached ATC flight, Gairloch
  • “The most beneficial parts of the course were the voice control and how to defend yourself if knocked to the ground.”… read more.

    “The most beneficial parts of the course were the voice control and how to defend yourself if knocked to the ground. I did not realise how effective the technique was and it has given me more confidence.”

    Senior Aircraft Woman
    RAF Lossiemouth
  • “Great trainers who really know their stuff.”… read more.

    “Great trainers who really know their stuff. They made you feel like you can hurt an attacker and get away – you don’t have to be the one that gets hurt. Actually practising the ‘theory’ has given me greater confidence in my ability to deter an attacker.”

    Investors In People (IIP) Advisor
    Ross & Cromarty Enterprise
  • “Youth Highland is supportive of The Scottish Centre for Personal Safety and would be keen to work in partnership.

    “Youth Highland is supportive of The Scottish Centre for Personal Safety and would be keen to work in partnership. We foresee the following benefits to young people in the Highlands:

    • Increased confidence and skills of young people (and people supporting young people) in issues around personal safety.

    • Increased quality of training opportunities for young people in Highland.

    • Improved partnership between youth organisations and other agencies responsible for safety and crime prevention.

    Chief Officer
    Youth Highland

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