Domestic Violence

  • By admin
  • 11 Aug, 2015

Domestic Violence - Now is The Time to Speak

Lets start with the Government definition of domestic violence -

"Any incident of threatening behaviour, violence or abuse (psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional) between adults who are or have been intimate partners or family members, regardless of gender or sexuality."

Whatever form Domestic Violence takes, it is rarely a one-off, it should be seen as a pattern of abusive and controlling behaviour through which the abuser seeks power over a victim. Typically abuse the behaviour tends to gwt worse over time. The abuse can begin any time, even after many years of life together. Domestic Abuse may start, continue, or escalate after a couple have separated and may take place not only in the home but also in public places.

The Domestic Violence has a traumatic effect   on those involved, including a partner's children who may see or hear incidents taking place.

At Ju Jits Rugby, we can help arm people with skills to help in a situation but the victim must seek help from an organisation that deals specifically with Domestic Violence. A long term resolution is critical.

Domestic Violence is a crime   and needs to be reported to the Police.

There are also several organisations you can contact   or help but here's a good place to start.

If you experiencing domestic violence or know of someone who is experiencing abuse and needs help and support.

24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline

0808 2000 247

The Helpline can give support, help and information over the phone, wherever the caller might be in the country.

The Helpline is staffed 24 hours a day   by fully trained female helpline support workers and volunteers. All calls are completely confidential. Translation facilities for callers whose first language is not English, and a service for callers who are deaf or hard of hearing are available.

It is run in partnership between Refuge and Womens Aid.

For further details go to:

http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/

Ju Jitsu Rugby Blog

By admin 18 May, 2016
Ju Jitsu offers many benefits for kids, ranging from effective Self Defence Skills which on their own can help boost confidence significantly. There's also the health benefits - Becoming fitter, stronger, more flexible, reducing stress and controlling weight.

The Junior Programs still incorporate Safety Awareness, Personal Values and Fun Fitness along with the Martial Arts Skills.

Learning Ju Jitsu is challenging which makes it very rewarding. The help on offer from Instructors and fellow students is very commendable, it makes for a very friendly, comfortable atmosphere which new students find very welcoming.

Young students (under 8) Can join our Kids Martial Arts Program which is very broad and fun based whilst teaching essential skills. The Junior Ju Jitsu program starts to reach more specific Ju Jitsu Skills - Strikes, Throws, Take-Downs and Hold-Downs.

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By admin 13 May, 2016
There are many different types of Martial Arts available in Rugby

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Everyone is looking for something a little different and some people are not sure what they are looking for. So best option would be to go and take a Free Trial at the Clubs and see for yourself, most clubs will give you a Free Trial so be sure to take advantage of it. See what the classes are like, see how you fit in amongst the other students and see how you feel about the Instructor.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Best Regards

Sensei Malcolm Bale - Ju Jitsu Rugby

By admin 29 Apr, 2016
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