students attending one of Penny's Women's Self-Defence workshops at
Macquarie University was very positive with most participants rating
their satisfaction levels as excellent. The comments that follow reveal
the positive impact that Penny's course has had on their lives."
I suggest that very woman attend this course...Penny was very easy
to get along with - very impressive woman" . 9/5/2002
"Brilliant! Penny Gulliver is amazing - don't hire anyone else
for this course" 9/5/2002
provided our team with an excellent baseline of skills in dealing
with challenging and difficult enforcement environment. Her approach
was friendly yet disciplined and was much appreciated by the Council
Officers involved. She was willing to depart from the suggested programme
to take into account the requirements and experiences of the groups"
Brian Mantel -
Acting Risk Manager South Sydney City Council
demonstrated an excellent understanding of the problems facing staff
when dealing with difficult or emotionally unstable clients and her
instruction, suggestions and role-play exercises on verbal de-escalation
of these situations was felt by all on the course to be invaluable.
Ms Gulliver is a skilled instructor who is able to teach both men
and women in a clear and positive way". Sue Denovan - Personal
Development Section Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
training style assures active participation and applies the knowledge
and techniques in a 'hands on' way, which results in amore effective
overall acquisition of skills". Rebekah Gianatti - Senior
Manager Human Resources Capital Finance Australia Limited.
was conducted in a very professional manner, and the information and
instruction given was sound and supervised at all times. Penny's knowledge,
expertise and experience were invaluable assets to ensure that the
course was as successful as it was". Matt Smith HRIS Administrator
Office of State Revenue NSW Treasury.
flatmate was badly beaten up so attended Penny's Self Defense course
for men which gave me a lot more confidence. I have been training
regularly with Penny now for over five years" Thomas Brand
- Director Australia and New Zealand Hotel Sales.
Defence Course for Men helped me put my martial arts training to more
practical use such as what to do and what not to do in real life situations"
Jez Martin IT Consultant
self defence course I attended facilitated by Penny, helped me to
be more aware of both dangerous situations and potentially dangerous
situations at work and in my personal life. Bruce Day - Bus
would like to say how impressed we were with Penny's presentation
at our recent annual sales conference. All of our request were met.
Penny not only provided a wonderful Team Building session but the
most rewarding aspect of self protection was demonstrated in a most
enthusiastic and practical session. I would recommend you to my colleagues
without any hesitation". Ken Waugh - Group Sales Manager Kings
Strikeforce - Food Brokers
presentation was well suited to our workers needs and participants
have given the following feedback; It was especially useful to have
ideas about the underlying agendas that can lead to tense situations;
It was fantastic to be able to try out some of the strategies; It
was excellent and addressed the real issues we are dealing with. The
only criticism was that they wanted more". Edwina Pickering
Community Visitors Coordinator - Community Services Commission.
the 35 participants left the workshop feeling more confident about
their safety in both the workplace and on the street. The basic skills
and the knowledge that you taught were extremely useful and practical.
Everyone found your workshop to be entertaining and very empowering
and enabling". Kristy Masella NSW Department of Aboriginal