about street defence

Colin Lee Berry's Street Defence is one of the most effective reality based self defence system in the world. The system continually evolves to counter any new threats that could arise on the streets of today. 

We offer as a system:

  • Private self defence tuition

  • Unarmed combat training

  • In-house corporate self defence/team building

  • Personal safety training

  • Body Guard/Doorman Restraint and Control Training

  • Self awareness

  • Anti-bullying/School Self Defence


“The students enjoy the self defence sessions and gain a great deal from them. Colin is reliable, punctual, and well organised. He comes highly recommended.”

Ann Spavin - Teacher at Haileybury and Imperial Service College

"This system is easy to learn, practical in it's application, builds confidence and I found it to be invaluable when faced with violent confrontations"

Paul Clarke – MET Police Sergeant

"A well put together system".

Peter Consterdine - Joint Director & Chief Instructor of The British Combat Association

"I'd recommend his classes to anyone interested in learning how to raise their pre-conceived limits in defending themselves."

Maria Rawlinson - Commercialisation Manager for Land Securities Properties Ltd

"We all thoroughly enjoyed the evening and would not hesitate in recommending Street Defence Hertfordshire to anybody who wants to learn how to feel that little bit safer and more empowered"

Sharon Willis - St. Albans Ladies Circle

"I was quickly impressed with Colin's unique system that combines the most practical elements of various Martial Arts forms, helping you to know how to defend yourself in any street situation. Training with Colin has been a really enjoyable experience - it has built my confidence and most importantly, has equipped me with invaluable skills in self defence.  I would highly recommend his services!"

Tania Diggory - Dance Instructor, Founder & Managing Director of United Grooves