Defensive Tactics

Course Description
The Personal Protection Control & Defense℠ training program was organized to provide officers with the skills needed to control aggressive individuals and to defend themselves against assaults.

What will you learn?

  • Levels of Control in Self-Defense
  • Levels of Control by Law-Enforcement, Security and Caregivers
  • Resistance and Control Management
  • Available Control Options
  • Four General Levels of Control
  • Officer and Individual Factors and Escalation Through the Levels of Control
  • Levels of Resistance and Control Diagram and Dynamic Resistance Response Model
  • Recognizing Aggression
  • Sample Use of Force Policies
  • Post Control & Defense Guidelines
  • In-Custody Deaths and Excited Delirium
  • Agency Policies and Procedures
  • Elements of Reporting Resistance and Control
  • Principles of Balance, Movement, Center and Reaction Time
  • Relative Positioning
  • Three Ranges of Physical Defense
  • Evading Aggression and the Clock Principle
  • Introduction to Control & Defense Skills
  • Escorting an Individual
  • Disengaging
  • Directing an Individual to a Prone Position and Prone Control
  • Supine Control
  • The Effects of Pressure or Impact to Nerve Centers
  • Zone of Safety and Defensive Blocking
  • Personal Weapons and Vulnerable Areas of the Body
  • Reasonable Target Selection and Target Levels
  • Characteristics of Defensive Skills
  • Science of Energy and Motion
  • Defensive Counter-Strikes
  • Introduction to Ground Defense
  • Introduction to Holstered Weapon Retention
  • Introduction to Static Weapon Defense
  • Methods of Instruction (Instructor Course)

8-Hour Personal Protection Control & Defense℠ Basic Course- Valid for up to 3 years