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Some Facts About Me

    • Joined the Police At 16 Years of Age As a Cadet
    • Became  Full Time Officer At 18
    • Was British Police Boxing Champion
    • British Police Judo Champion Kyu Grade Divsion
    • Judo Black Belt
    • Qualified Fitness Instructor
    • Former Pro Boxing Inspector
    • Appeared on BBC Radio  2 as a Self Defence Expert
    • Training in Vale Tudo and Grappling
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Karate: A Beginners Guide
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Martial Arts Vs Self-Defense: What is the Difference and Which To Learn
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The Complete List of Judo Techniques
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The Complete List of Krav Maga Techniques
Krav Maga is a stand-alone martial art that was developed for the Israeli military in order to give them an[...]

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