MODULE 1 - Understanding Violence

Statistics on violence and its effects on Australian women

Identifying aggression

Understanding abuse (what it is, and the varying types)

Threat display

Types of Violence

AOI (Ability, Opportunity, Intent)

The 5 steps of violence

Cycle of violence

 

MODULE2 - Psychological Defence

SUD (subjective units of distress scale)

Intuition

Understanding Fear

Fight or Flight

Assertion not Aggression

De-escalation

Negotiation

 

MODULE3 - SituationalSafety

Pyramid of personal safety

Listen vs Hear

The Freeze

Fringe areas

Handbag safety

Situational Safety

 

MODULE 4 - Fundamentals ofWomen's Self Defence

Breath and its effects

Hand wraps

How to  correctly make a fist.

Guard Position

Fighter Stance

Where to look

Planes of movement

Stances

Footwork

 

MODULE 5 - Defensive techniques

Game of defence

Parrying

Cover

Leg check

Duck/weave

Cover - Fight or Flight

 

MODULE 6 - Upper body offensive techniques

Distancing

Know your weapons

Your Hand - The swiss army knife

Jab

Hook

Cross

Uppercut

Backfist

 

MODULE7 - Lower body offensive techniques

Foot positions

Mule kick and variations

Front kick

Shin scrap

Knee break

Foot stomp

Groin kick

Side kick

Leg Kick

 

MODULE 8 - Close combat techniques

Elbow strike and variations

Knee

Head butt

Bite

Forearm strike

Ear

Clinch

Eye gouge

 

MODULE 9 - Submission defence

Front grab

Break falls

Ground defence

Shrimp

Wedge

Hair grab

Rear grab

Rear naked choke

 

MODULE 10 - Adrenaline exposure

Safety plan

Weapons

Role play