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Corporate/Business and University Self-Defence Courses

Meiji Martial Arts is a leading provider of self-defence courses that are specifically tailored for the corporate businesses or University sectors and can be held either in your office (in house gym) or in one of our London Dojos

Our Chief Instructor is Master Mark Roberts - please see here for his full bio. Master Mark has worked with and trained a number of the World's elite Military Special Forces both here and abroad. He remains an expert in his field and is regarded as one of the UK's leading self defence Instructors.

The course is both practical in its application but also highly motivational for the participants. It won't turn students into Ninjas in two hours but it will provide realistic skills on what do to in almost any confrontational situation. Many of our clients have found it a great team building exercise to bring internal departments together, have fun and embolden individuals by strengthening their mental resilience and wellbeing. As a result, it makes a fantastic contribution towards your company's Environmental, Social and Governance Policy too.

Master Mark Roberts
Master Mark Roberts demonstrates a move with a student

Option 1: Self-Defence Taster Session
Size: Minimum 10 people
Duration: 2 hours
Award: Certificate of Achievement

Option 2: Introduction to Self-defence (Short Course)
Size: Minimum 10 people
Duration: 1 hour per week for 6 weeks
Award: Certificate of Achievement

The sessions explore:

  • Situational awareness and how self-defence starts when you leave the home, for example: self-defence on public transport / in a bar / walking the dog / walking from the station/bus stop etc.
  • Dealing with intimidation or bullying.
  • How to deal with an assault on the ground.
  • Understanding your environment and how self-defence is an everyday skill.

To make an enquiry or register your interest please email or call us on (+44) 0207 586 5880.

Benefits of self-defence:

Concerns about personal safety and security are at the forefront of corporate and university environments. From navigating high-pressure negotiations to traversing campus after dark, individuals face a myriad of potential threats. It is in recognition of these challenges that we advocate for the adoption of self-defence training within corporate businesses and university communities. Through specialised courses tailored to the needs of each setting, self-defence training offers invaluable benefits for enhancing personal safety, fostering confidence, and promoting holistic wellbeing.

First and foremost, self-defence training equips participants with practical skills to protect themselves in various scenarios. For corporate businesses, where executives and employees may encounter potentially volatile situations, the ability to de-escalate conflicts and defend against physical threats is indispensable. Similarly, for university students navigating campus life, self-defence techniques provide a sense of empowerment and security, enabling individuals to respond effectively to potential dangers.

Moreover, engaging in self-defence training cultivates mental resilience and emotional strength.In the corporate world, where stress and pressure are commonplace, martial arts serve as a powerful outlet for releasing tension and promoting mental clarity. By learning to focus and channel their energy constructively, participants develop a greater sense of control over their emotions and reactions. Similarly, for university students balancing academic demands and social pressures, martial arts offer a means of coping with stress and building resilience in the face of adversity.

Furthermore, self-defence training fosters a sense of camaraderie and community. In corporate settings, where teamwork and collaboration are essential for success, participation in martial arts classes can strengthen bonds among colleagues, fostering a culture of trust and mutual support. Likewise, for university students, martial arts provide a supportive community where individuals can learn and grow together, sharing experiences and encouraging one another on their journey towards personal development.

The benefits of self-defence training extend far beyond physical protection - they encompass mental resilience, emotional wellbeing, and social cohesion. By investing in self-defence education, corporate businesses and university communities can empower individuals to navigate the challenges of today's world with confidence and strength. Together, let us embrace the transformative power of martial arts and create safer, more resilient environments for all.

Interior of Meiji Martial Arts, St. John's Wood Dojo, London
Interior of Meiji Martial Arts, St. John's Wood Dojo, London
Interior of Meiji Martial Arts, St. John's Wood Dojo, London

Don't just take our word for it, here's some feedback from previous courses:

"I thoroughly enjoyed learning some self-defence as well as doing the fast-paced combat at the end. This has pushed me to potentially take up martial arts. Thanks, Meiji team."

"All the instructors were really friendly and skilled. Whilst I wasn't sure what to expect the class was fun but also informative. It was a great taster session and has made me consider starting a class more regularly. A big thank you to Stefano and the whole team"

"I'm not sure any of us totally knew what we were letting ourselves in for before the session, but we all left having thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and learnt some transferable new skills to keep us safer. The instructors were engaging, keeping each round of activities safe and fun. Thank you to Stef and the team at Meiji for a brilliant afternoon. I'd thoroughly recommend giving it a go."

"Great afternoon! For anyone feeling apprehensive before a class, the team are brilliant - before you know it you're having fun and learning."

"I wasn't quite sure what to expect but had so much fun! The team was amazing and made everyone feel at ease immediately."

"Loved it! Really had a good time and it was great to do something a little out of my comfort zone."

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