Award-Winning Author Visits Oxted School

Oxted School welcomed local award-winning author, Chris Bradford on Tuesday 12 November 2013.  The visit was organised by Oxted Children’s Book Group and Chris spoke to students in Year 7 about his new book series, The Bodyguard.

For his new Bodyguard series, Chris embarked on an intensive course to become a qualified bodyguard. During his training, he acquired skills in unarmed combat, defensive driving, tactical firearms, threat assessments and surveillance. Chris Bradford’s fun and interactive talk highlighted the skills and techniques required to become a professional bodyguard.

Chris Bradford is a former winner of the Red House Children's Book Award. For his award-winning Young Samurai series, he trained in iaido (samurai swordmanship), karate, ninjutsu and earned his black belt in Zen Kyu Shin Taijutsu.

Chris Bradford website: www.chrisbradford.co.uk


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