gary henshaw 

head of people power training 

Gary Henshaw has been in the field of martial arts and self defence since the late 1980s.  He started martial arts at to allow him to combat bullying.  

As he reached his teenage years he decided that rather than using his skills to fight back, he used them to recognise the signs of violence and avoid them.  

This twinned with many years martial arts and self defence experiance gave Gary a want to pass on his knowledge and help others learn how to deal with these situations.  

This was the motivating factor to the founding of People Power Training. 

(Taken from article with Gary Henshaw for the Martial Arts Guardian magazine in March 2017)


BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training

BTEC Level 3 in Self Defence Instruction

Advanced Safeguarding for Children and Vulnerable adults Trainer
& Member of the Approved Safeguarding Assurance Scheme (ASAS)

Level 2 Emergency First Aid At Work (QCF)

Level 3 First Aid at Work (QCF)

Level 3 Peadiatric First Aid (RQF)

KEWAP (Knife and Edged Weapon Awareness Program) Trainer

Fighting For Autism - Coach Ambassador

Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check Holder (Available upon Request)

Black Belt Instructor in multiple Martial Arts

Martial Arts Instructor Trainer with Cobra Martial Arts Association 
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