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Ed Hodgson is the Chief Instructor here at Trinity Martial Arts & Self Defence, a martial arts and self defence school in the Telford area.
With venues across Telford in Hadley, St.George’s and Oakengates, Ed teaches Kids Kickboxing classes to under-13’s and KAPAP Krav Maga & Self Defence classes to teens and adults.
In addition, Ed is also the Chief Instructor for the delivery of Personal Safety Awareness and Self Defence training courses, at Trinity Self Defence Training.
Passionate about self defence, Ed believes that this is a core life skill that everyone should have some knowledge of.
With nearly 30 years experience in Martial Arts and Self Defence training, Ed brings a level of knowledge and expertise to his classes and courses that nurtures the personal development of students and course delegates of all ages along their martial arts journey and self defence education.
An IKA-UK Instructor in KAPAP Krav Maga and a Black Belt in Kickboxing, Ed has trained in numerous other styles, including Shaolin Shi Ba Lohan Shou Kung Fu (Great Britain All Styles Self Defence Association – Brown Sash).
Ed also holds a BTEC Level 3 in Advanced Self Defence Instruction and is an Approved Self Defence Trainer with the National Federation of Personal Safety.
His Self Defence Instructor, Personal Safety Awareness and Situational Awareness training was carried out with ex-SAS British Military personnel.
The KAPAP KRAV MAGA self-defence survival system he teaches is a working doctrine, philosophy and a concept, used around the world by civilian, military, police and special forces.
DBS Enhanced checked, First Aid, Safeguarding, Level 2 Martial Arts Instructor, Covid-Aware Readiness qualified, PL & PI insured.
Ed is married with two young daughters, who are both students at Trinity Martial Arts & Self Defence.
Raj Hodgson is an Assistant Instructor here at Trinity Martial Arts & Self Defence, a martial arts and self defence school in the Telford area.
With venues across Telford in Hadley, St.George’s and Oakengates, Raj assists with Kids Kickboxing weekly classes to under-12’s.
In addition, Raj carries out an administration role for the delivery of Personal Safety Awareness and Self Defence training courses, at Trinity Self Defence Training.