SKILLS FOR REAL
1 to 1 Sessions
What is RSD?
RSD - Real Street Defense is a self defence program that teaches real world methods to aviod, evade and defend against aggression and attacks.
Our aim is to teach and train basic, realalistic skills to identify dangerous situations before they happen and defense techniques if (and only if) they are needed
WHO DO RSD WORK WITH
We run seniars accross the country teaching our RSD program. We also run specialist and private seminars which can include: women only, teens, vaunerable people, groups and more.
BUSINESSES AND CORPERATE
We work with businesses such as taxi companies, social services, pubs and bars, security copanies, gyms, businesses with lone working in place, and many, many more
SCHOOLS AND EDUACTION
We atend primary and seconday school as well as colleges and universities to teach our RSD program to students. With bullying and violent crime rising, we want to make a huge impact on keeping these events to a bare minimum
1-1 AND WEEKLY SESSIONS
RSD also provide 1-1 sessions and have a number of weekly classes accross the country. Enquire to learn where your nearest class is
What Do We Teach?
Teaching students to be aware and switched on to their environment.
Understanding how the body reacts in high-stress situations.
Developing the skills to assess and avoid potentially violent situations.
Types of Attackers
Recognizing different attacker profiles and their methods.
Common Types of Attacks
Providing insights into prevalent forms of attacks.
Self Defence and the Law
Offering valuable information about the legal aspects of self-defence.
Effective Physical Self Defence Techniques
Teaching practical techniques, including soft tissue targeting, responses to holds & grabs, and when to employ pre-emptive striking.
WHY CHOOSE TO WORK WITH RSD
Empathy In Every Lesson
We understand that seeking self-defence training often stems from personal
experiences. At RSD, our approach is built on empathy, ensuring thatevery
individual feels heard and supported throughout their journey.
Practical Self-Defence, Not Martial Arts
We don't teach martial arts; we teach practical self-defence.
Our focus is on equipping you with skills to defend and, most importantly,
remove yourself from threatening situations swiftly and safely.
Meet Giles Richards – Your Expert Guide
Giles Richards, the driving force behind RSD, brings over 20 years of experience
in martial arts and street defence. Having provided close protection for high-profile
individuals, including the Jacksons, an A-list celebrities across the world.
Giles is not just an instructor – he's a trusted expert in the field.
Tailored Solutions for All
RSD caters to a diverse audience, from vulnerable individuals seeking personal safety
to businesses investing in the well-being of their teams. Our seminars, private sessions,
and corporate bookings are designed to meet your specific needs.
Awards and Accolades
Giles Richards has been recognised as a leader in martial arts and street defence,
with multiple awards, including the 2012 UK Instructor of the Year and the
2012 Hall of Fame Inductee.
Explore our website to discover more about our services and how we can empower
you with the skills needed to navigate life and challenges confidently. Your safety
is our priority, and at RSD, we want to help everyone stay safe in a dangerous world.
Who Is RSD For?
Real Street Defence (RSD) is for anyone who wants to feel safer in their day-to-day life. Whether you're a student, work in a sector where safety is paramount, or just looking for personal development, our program is made for you. If you've been through tough experiences like bullying, harassment, or violence, RSD is here to empower you with self-defense skills, creating a safe and supportive space.
Our training is also great for people in high-risk professions like security or law enforcement. But really, RSD is for anyone who wants practical self-defense skills for the real world. We believe self-defense is more than just a skill; it's a mindset. So, if you're looking to boost your personal safety and confidence, join Real Street Defence and take that first step towards a safer, more empowered you.
Live face to face seminars
Primary and Secondary Schools
Colleges and Universities
Corperate training days
Police and Security
Debt Collection agencies
Domestic Violence Organisations
Meet Giles, our head instructor and self defence expert.
Giles has a number of acoldaes incluing:
English 75K Champ, TFC Area Kickboxing Champ (70KG)
Thai Boxing Champ (70KG)
TFC K1 Area Title
SIA licenced in close protection
Worked security for world famous celebrities
Close protection for the Jackson family
Qualified instructor of martial arts and street defence
Trained in many styles of martial arts and street defence for 20+ years
6 kickboxing schools and 2 full time academies with 300+ members