Why Two Trainers Were Torn To Shreds in A Courtroom And How You Can Become More Confident As A Result.
Many years ago there was a restraint related death of a young person.
During the inquest into the death the restraint trainers had to appear in court to give evidence.
They were (as usual) cross examined by the prosecution, and it was brutal.
They were asked questions about whether or not the restraint training they provided covered teaching on reasonable force.
When they replied “yes” they were then questioned further about what they understood about reasonable force.
They were asked would you consider it reasonable for this to be done to X in Y circumstances?
They couldn’t give an answer.
They were cross-examined on their knowledge of positional asphyxia and how the duty of care would have applied in the case in question.
They struggled again to answer the lawyers’ questions.
After that case finished, those trainers never worked as trainers again.
They were emotionally and mentally damaged by the experience.
It had traumatised them.
I remember sitting watching this case and thinking “Shit. I hope that never happens to me”.
Law, Legislation & Health & Safety
And that was the start of my journey on making sure that I knew as much as I could about every aspect of law, legislation, health and safety, positional asphyxia and the medical implications of restraint and self-defence.
I spoke to and interviewed lawyers, including John Wadham, the late great Gary Slapper, Michael Mansfield QC and Eric Baskind.
I worked closely with highly competent health and safety professionals and undertook health and safety training in areas of risk assessment and root cause analysis and applied that (with their help) to aspects of restraint and self-defence.
I worked with medical professionals, and had our training medically reviewed to understand the medical implications of certain holds, positions and strikes.
I became obsessed and read and watched everything related to any aspect of restraint and/or self-defence/use of force.
NLP, EFT, Hypnotherapy and Quantum Thinking
I even studied NLP, EFT and Hypnotherapy and became a Cognitive Hypnotherapist to help me become a better communicator as these skills taught me how to understand the structure of language and identify an individuals preferred learning style, which in turn made me more efficient and effective at being able to deliver training in a way that someone can understand it better.
I also studied mindset, including quantum mechanics and the mind-body connection to understand how to help those we train make better use of their minds to enable them to remove limitations and become more success-focussed (as I helped one Paralympic athlete do) who went on to won Gold in her discipline.
Self-Confidence and Self-Belief
All of this has allowed me to go to meetings, some with high-profile people charing them, and challenge what I knew to be wrong.
I’ve also been able to support people who we have trained who have been challenged and even helped a few people challenge schools and local authorities when their child defended themselves against a bully (who had been bullying them for some time) when the school was considering suspending the child who stood up for themselves.
If I boil it all down to one thing, the learning and knowledge that I have acquired helped improve my self-confidence and my belief in myself and my abilities.
It gave me the confidence to speak the truth and challenge incorrect assumptions and advice.
Now I Want To Help You
Now I want to help you achieve the same too.
I want to teach you how to use your mind to improve your self-confidence and self-belief.
I want to help teach you how to market your business.
This is why I believe our training courses are possibly some of the best not only in the UK but even possibly worldwide (which is why we get trainers fly in from Australia, Greater China and Malta to train with us).
On our BTEC Level 3 Restraint Instructor Award Course and our BTEC Level 3 Self-Defence Instructor Award Course you will not only learn about the technical skills to be able to teach physical restraint/physical intervention and/or breakaway and self-defence.
You will also get training in mindset and marketing to.
The mindset session will improve your confidence and self-belief (as it did me)
The marketing sessions (which are not compulsory) will teach and show you how to market your business.
Not many other training providers can offer you that.
Attending One of Our BTEC Level 3 Trainer Courses
And, add to that all of the additional the bonuses, support and help that you get when you attend our BTEC Level 3 Restraint Instructor Award Course and our BTEC Level 3 Self-Defence Instructor Award Course and you will see that these courses leave the competition way behind.
Our commitment and loyalty has and always will be to you (the people we train).
We will be there for you long after the course has ended.
Now how many other training providers promise or can evidence that?
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