1. Threat Recognition
An introduction to understanding close quarter threats. This course covers early threat recognition and links it to the appropriate action. Early threat recognition skills are essential in effectively managing or avoiding life threatening situations. In this course we examine firearm, edged and blunt weapon threat at close quarters.
The objective of this workshop is to empower the team and/or individual to be able to identify threats early so as shorten the time necessary for effective decision making and the initiation of the appropriate response/s (escalation/ de-escalation) in close quarter confrontations.
2. Intro to Blade
An introduction to the blade from two perspectives, this workshop explores not only the utilization of a sharp edged weapon in a life or death situation but also explores how edged weapon attacks occur.
To understand edged weapon threats, including both forward and reverse grip attacks and most common target area.
3. Weapon Access
Once recognition skills are in place, one needs to consider the selection and access of the appropriate weapon to match the threat situation. This workshop is often presented in conjunction with the threat recognition module.
To significantly reduce "dither time" when selecting and accessing weapons in high pressure situations.
4. Basic Tactical Baton (Stick)
The participant learns to effectively make use of the tactical baton as a tool in the force continuum. This weapon is a great alternative to firearms or edged weapons.
By the end of this course each participant will understand the additional options that the tactical baton affords them in conflict situations.
5. Advanced Tactical Baton
This workshop builds upon the learnings of the Basic Tactical Baton workshop and also deals with the utilization of the Tactical Baton together with other weapons.
6. Fighting for your Gun - Basic
Along with well trained firearm abilities at close quarters, one needs to add sensible weapons retention skills. A surprising number of people are killed for and/or shot with their own sidearm.
We have a saying, "lose your weapon you lose your life".
To understand various firearm disarming methods (holstered and un-holstered) and then develop the reactions, concepts and skills to improve your ability to retain your firearm.
7. Fighting for your Gun - Advanced
Taking firearm disarms and retention a step further by including the utilization of other weapons (e.g. blade) to assist with firearm retention.
8. Blade and Firearm at close quarters
This is truly the cutting edge of firearm and blade for close quarter confrontations. Having sound basic firearm and or blade skills is helpful in taking full advantage of this training. This workshop is often presented in conjunction with the fighting for your gun workshop.
To effectively develop skills to gain maximum advantage by utilizing both your blade and firearm in close quarter confrontations.
9. Choosing a Weapon
This workshop focuses on understanding the force continuum as well as the pros and cons of various weapons.
To understand when and how to use distance control, voice, gas, striking weapons (e.g. baton, stick), edged weapons, etc in various conflict situations.
10. Arrest Procedures and Tactics
Having to physically restrain a person places you within striking range of the perpetrator (often more than one). We learn how to control and subdue the individual/s as safely as possible while on your own or with your team.
To lean how to effectively control and secure perpetrator/s, while minimizing their options to counter or injure you or any of your team members.
11. Anti Grappling
This workshop extrapolates how to deal with an attacker who's main aim is to get you onto the ground. Methods of staying on your feet/getting back on your feet and how to your access/use your weapon is also covered.
To get to grips with basic groundwork skills so as to effectively prevent yourself ending up on the ground. To enable you get to your feet quickly from a vulnerable position on the ground and to understand the use of weapons in grappling situations.
12. Dealing with Multiple Attackers
Although the concept of dealing with multiple opponents is emphasized throughout all our training modules, this module focuses on developing and honing these skills.
To learn to deal with more than one attacker in various defence scenarios.