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My name is Andrew Holland and I am the owner of The Self Defence Expert.com.

For the last 8 years, I have written articles on self-defence, survival, prepping and martial arts that have been read by over 500,000 people. 

Not only am I a Judo black belt, a former boxer, fitness instructor and experienced in numerous martial arts, I am a police veteran with over 17 years experience.  

I have seen the realities of violence first hand and I am now here to help you.


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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How To Win A Fight On The Ground: The 9 Laws of Ground Fighting
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Judo vs. Jiu-Jitsu: Which Style of Martial Art Works Better?
What style of martial art is better? Judo or Jiu-Jitsu? It's a question we've been discussing for years, and there's[...]
Knife Fighting: The Ultimate Guide
I am sure you will agree. The mere thought of somebody pulling a knife out on you, whether in a[...]
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Ranking System: The Definitive Guide
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or BJJ has taken over the Martial Arts world like a tidal wave.But many people still aren't[...]

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