Phil Norman's Ghost - Elusive Combat Instructor Course

Instructor Course

You are interested in our Instructor Course!
Great, now get ready to join the Ghost™ revolution!
We appreciate your interest in this exciting opportunity to learn and teach this groundbreaking and innovative style of elusive combat.  Below you will find information about course dates and fees as well as current licensing and membership costs. 
Places for our highly anticipated courses are strictly limited and can be reserved on a first come first served basis only.  To confirm your space you MUST book on with a deposit to secure it!
The next Ghost Instructor Course will be announced soon.  Please be aware, that an instructor course is only the start of your journey as a Ghost Instructor and your training will be ongoing with full support from Phil and the Team.  When you apply, we need to know a little more about you, your background and your interest in the Martial Arts, as well as what qualifications and instructorships (if any) you already hold.  To apply for a space please kindly provide us with a short CV detailing your martial arts history and previous instructors, as well other useful information such as where you currently teach and what your future requirements are regarding your territory, as all of our Instructors are granted a 5 mile radius which is exclusive to them.  
Please also tell us what you already know about Ghost™, how we first came to your attention and how you feel joining the program would benefit you.
If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Vanessa Warwick
Ghost Admin
M: 07967 998446

Instructor Programme

Date : tbc

Venue:  Bournemouth, Dorset, England

Course and Membership Fees: 
£750 with a £250 deposit to be made upon registration to guarantee your space (subject to availability and suitability) and the remainder to be paid a week before training commences
£99 pcm over a minimum 12 month period, mutually renewable every year.  
Again, places MUST be secured with a £250 deposit (non-refundable) on registration, with the remainder of £500 to be paid in full on the first day of training.  The standing order of £99 is to be set up within ONE week of the initial training weekend, please ensure you send us confirmation of this or you will risk losing your place (territory) on the Instructor Programme. 
The fees cover not only your place on our Instructor Programme but also our Annual Licence/ Membership which is due to increase in the near future, if you do not guarantee your membership now.  The fees also cover additional Instructor Training Days (mimnimum 3 per year) which will be advertised well in advance to help you continue your training in the Ghost method and also to improve your technique and further your teaching skills.  These sessions are not compulsory although we highly recommend attendance, as Ghost is a continuously evolving style, and in order to be able to keep your instructorship and the right to teach, you WILL have to show understanding and continuous development in your training and teaching methods.  

Please be aware that payment of the course fees and your attendance does NOT guarantee your graduation after the initial 3 day training and further training may be required prior to you being active as a Ghost Instructor. There will be a formative ongoing assessment throughout the 3 days and this will conclude with a summative assessment at the end. It is imperative that you show the ability required to teach Ghost as it is very important to us that Ghost is always represented positively.

Instructor Modules

Ghost Fighting Concepts

Learn the Ghost Fighting Principles which enable you to stay elusive; find out how to stay out of ‘No Man’s Land’ and ‘Getting off the Track’ and the need for continuous movement.

The Blue print 

The Blue Print is how it all started! It shows attack and defensive transitions on initial contact to help you get started in Ghosting.

Ghost Techniques

The Ghost Techniques are the fundamentals that work off of the Blue Print, such as the Cut, the Switch, the Hang, the Drive By, the Arc and others.

Functional Ghost

This module builds on the technical aspects and enables you to make the system work under sparring conditions. It also links in with the ring/ cage craft.

Ring/ cage craft

Essential for the Ghost Fighter! Learn how to use the environment to your advantage.

Feeding the Ghost

With new techniques a new way of feeding the pads safely is required! This is also helpful to keep everything very functional.

Kicking Ghost

Kicking from the Ghost shapes created in the technique section whilst maintain the Ghost Fighting Principles.

Teaching Modules

Additionally, teaching topics such as constructing lesson plans, communication, implementation, Ghost upgrades and converting to Ghost and Instructor’s Scheme of Work will be covered.