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Edged Weapons Defense Instructor (2.5 Days)

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WV Division of Juvenile Services

103 Academy Drive

Glenville, WV 26351

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Important: Every participant must download, fill out, sign, and hand in this waiver form the first day of class.

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Edged Weapons Defense Systems Instructor - ICP

This 2.5-day (20 hours) agency “Instructor” level certification program is developed for agencies desiring to train and certify departmental instructors in the use of techniques and tactics for edged weapon attacks, and to carry a knife as an alternate weapon for a force options where the use of deadly force is imminent. This popular system is designed for law enforcement, corrections, and military teaching the officer effective responses to an edged weapon attack in close quarter environments or when their empty hand control tactics, firearms, or other use of force alternatives are the only forms of self-defense. Learn from experienced instructors with real world experience in field applications.

Topics covered in the program include:

• Identify zones of approach

• Dynamics of an edged weapon encounter

• Understanding body mechanics for limb control techniques

• Angles of an edged weapon attack

• Foot movement techniques

• Limb control and disarming

• Ground stabilization techniques

• Stunning and balance displacement tactics

• Carries, draws, and strikes with an edged weapon

• Limb control and disarming tactics

• Cycles of motion for single and multiple subjects

• Dynamic simulation exercises

• In-service refresher points

• Integrated use of force options

• Alternative use of force options

• Use of force considerations

Duration: 2.5 Days Tuition: $599.00

Equipment Required: Clothing and footwear for defensive tactics instruction, with whistle and lanyard. Duty belt with holster, training weapons, inert aerosols, body armor, impact weapon, protective equipment, groin protection and mouthpiece.

Must have a medical clearance to attend and be fit for duty!

Please click here to download the class waiver. This waiver is to be filled out by the attendee and to be submitted at the door. This is mandatory in order to attend the class.

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