Personal Safety & Self Defence Trainers UK & USA

Maiden Voyage is expanding and we have number of vacancies for self-defence trainers across both in the UK and across multiple states in the USA.

As a freelance trainer you will be part of a top-class delivery team,¬† providing second-to-none traveller and personal safety training to some of the world’s best-known brands.

Our clients span a wide range from industries in the corporate sector, as well as further education institutions and NGOs.

No two sessions are the same, the subject matter is highly interesting and every course is a humbling but enriching experience.

About you

Passionate about personal safety and self-defence, you will have delivered outstanding physical safety training workshops for a number of years. We are as interested to speak to people who specialise in practical, everyday strategies that anybody can adopt rather than technical martial-arts techniques.

Essential areas of expertise:

  • Situational Awareness
  • Building confidence
  • Assertiveness
  • Verbal confrontation
  • Breakaway techniques
  • Using your body for leverage
  • Defensive cover techniques
  • Defending against weapons
  • Defending against sexual assault
  • Women’s personal safety

For us it’s all about attitude so you will need to:

  • Have a flexible, pragmatic and positive attitude
  • Have outstanding attention to detail
  • Be able to read your audience and respond accordingly
  • Have years experience delivering personal safety courses with a full understanding of what can go wrong and how best to avoid it
  • Be able to adapt your communications style depending on your audience
  • Have integrity and¬†loyalty at the heart of your values
  • Be able to show empathy and sensitivity. Our courses tend to bring to the fore very personal experiences
  • Be inspiring and credible with the ability to deliver the key messages in a memorable and engaging style.

** We particularly encourage applications from women as a number of our clients require courses ‘by women for women’.


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