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Jared Wihongi Seminar 2019

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National Guard Armory

3000 E Division Street

Evansville, Indiana 47711

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1-2 Day Seminar with Tuhon Jared Wihongi at National Guard Armory (Evansville, IN)

Hosted by PTTA Affiliate / Authorized Team Leader: Integrity Martial Arts Academy

Empty hand and Weapons based training with one of world leaders in self-defense and head of the Pekiti Tirsia Tactical Associaion.

The focus will be fighting concepts related to the use of empty hand skills and everyday carrry items. Tuhon Jared Wihongi's bio can be found further below...


DAY 1 = Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Knife Access and Application

DAY 2 = Sunday, May 5, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CST)

Integrated & Applied Weapons: Knife, Flashlight & Handgun Concepts

This is not a live fire course and no live weapons or blades will be involved OR SOLD at this training course.

*some training sticks, training blades, pocket sticks and/or training blue guns will be available for use ONLY on site as needed.

Questions? Email: ibyapper@rocketmail.com /or/ call (812) 499-7490

More biographical information about Tuhon Jared Wihongi...

Jared Wihongi is a full-time International Tactical Combatives (Police & Military CQC), Firearms and Martial Arts Instructor/Consultant. His specialization is the tactical application and integration of empty-hands, impact weapons, edged weapons and firearms skills in extreme close- quarters. His vast experience operating in the real world as a SWAT Operator and Police Firearms / Self Defense Instructor has heavily influenced his approach to teaching, training and applying Close-Quarter Combatives.

In addition to training thousands of security personnel, conventional police officers and soldiers in many countries, Jared has taught Hand-to-Hand Defensive tactics and Tactical Firearms to police and military special operations at a unit and individual level in the USA, Brazil, Germany, France, Japan, Korea, China, Russia, Bulgaria, the Philippines, Mongolia, Singapore, New Zealand, South Korea and Jordan. He continues to travel throughout the USA, Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East several times yearly to teach tactical courses.

Jared's professional background from 2000-2017 includes:

  • Deputy Sheriff for the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office, 2000-2001

  • Police Officer Salt Lake City Police Department, 2001-2008.

  • Chief Defensive Tactics Instructor & Firearms Instructor, Salt Lake City Police Training

    Unit/ Police Academy 2004-2008.

  • Chief Use-of-Force Instructor (Pepper Spray, Expandable Baton, Taser), Salt Lake City

    Police 2004-2008.

  • SWAT Operator Salt Lake City Police, 2003-2008.

  • SWAT Operator South Salt Lake Police, 2008-2016.

  • SWAT Operator Cottonwood Heights Police, 2016-Present.

  • From 2003-2017 Jared has participated in hundreds of high-hazard operations including

    hostage situations, barricaded gunmen and narcotics warrants in the capacity of a SWAT



    • Utah Police Standards & Training (POST) Certified Firearms Instructor (Handgun), 2002.

    • Utah POST Certified Shotgun/ Less-Lethal Munitions Instructor, 2004.

    • Utah POST Certified Carbine (Rifle) Instructor, 2005.

    • Former full-time Firearms Instructor (Handgun/Shotgun/Rifle) for Salt Lake City Police

      Training Unit and Police Academy.

    • IALEFI Active Member (International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors)

    • Viking Tactics Certified CQB/ Shoot house Instructor.

    • Utah State Certified Concealed Firearms Permit Instructor, 2005-Present.

    • In 2006, Jared developed the CQ-FIT (Close Quarter Force Integration Tactics) portion of the

      Salt Lake City Police Handgun program of instruction.

    • Deftec certified OC (Pepper) Spray Instructor (2004).

    • Taser certified Instructor (2004).

    • Monadnock Expandable Baton Advanced Instructor (2005).

    • Utah POST Certified Impact Weapons Master Instructor (2004).

    • Helped write the Utah Police Standards and Training (POST) Impact Weapons Instructor

      course, and taught the Instructor Course on many occasions (2006-2008).

    • International Master Instructor for the Expandable Baton training program of the German

      company BONOWI IPE. Teaches several 'Train-the-Trainer' classes around the world.


    • Tuhon (Master) level instructor of the Filipino combat art of Pekiti-Tirsia Kali, with 23 years experience training in Kali and the Filipino Martial Arts.

    • Founder and President of the Pekiti-Tirsia Tactical Association in (2002).

    • 32 years of experience training in various martial arts from around the world.

    • Tony Blauer Certified S.P.E.A.R.TM System Instructor (2004).

    • Cutting Edge TrainingTM certified Real-World Weapon Retention Instructor.

    • ILEETA Active Member (International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers


    • Utah (POST) Certified Defensive Tactics Instructor (2004).


    • President and Founder of Survival Edge Tactical Systems, Inc. (2006)

    • In 2006 Jared developed the TRICOM (Tri-Angle Combatives) Combatives/ Defensive

      Tactics program which is currently utilized and taught by the Salt Lake City Police

      Department and the U.S. Army 19th Special Forces GTD (Group Training Detachment).

    • Graduated Top of Class, Salt Lake City Police Academy 2000.

    • Graduated Top of Class, SLCPD S.W.A.T. School 2003.

    • In 2008 Jared was a guest Instructor at the Mock Prison Riot corrections conference in West

      Virginia, USA, teaching the Bonowi Camlock (EKA) Expandable Baton Instructor course.

    • In 2009 Jared was a guest Instructor at the International Law Enforcement Educators and

      Trainers Association (ILEETA) Annual Conference in Chicago, IL teaching the Bonowi

      Camlock (EKA) Expandable Baton Instructor course.

    • In 2008-2010 Jared worked Part-Time as a Primary Defensive Tactics Instructor for the

      Weber State Police Academy in Utah, USA.

    • In 2012 Jared was a guest Instructor at the annual European Police Trainers Conference in

      Nurmberg, Germany teaching hand-to-hand combat (Pekiti-Tirsia tactical application).

    • In 2014 Jared was a guest Instructor at the International SWAT Round-Up in Orlando, Florida teaching Tactical Team Combatives.

    • In 2015-2017 Jared has instructed at the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) USA Conference teaching Tactical Knife as a SWAT Backup Weapon. He is now part of the NTOA Training Cadre.

    • In 2017 Jared taught at the OTOA Conference (Ohio Tactical Officers Association).


    Jared has provided formal Defensive Tactics/Combatives and/or Tactical Firearms instruction for members of the following organizations, either on an individual or unit level. This list is accurate but not exhaustive:


    • US Army Special Forces weekly Combatives or per-event training ’05-‘17

    • US Army Special Forces Group Training Detachment (GTD) Combatives

      Instructor Trainer.

    • Multiple US Army Special Forces Basic Combat Courses (SFBCC) '05-17

    • Multiple US Army Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat courses


    • Department of Defense, Joint Warfare Center (JWC) Sole Operator Survival

      Instructor (SOS) '13-17

    • US Army Military Police in Europe

    • Philippine Marine Force Reconnaissance Battalion

    • Singapore Armed Forces Military Police

    • Republic of Korea individual and unit level Special Operations (Including Navy

      SEALS, 707th Special Mission, Army Special Forces, Special Sea Assault Team)

    • Kingdom of Jordan Royal Guard and Sniper Instructor cadre.


    • Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Defensive Tactics Instructors

    • Philippine National Police Special Action Force (SAF) Commandos

    • Philippine Presidential Security Group (PSG)

    • Manila, Philippines SWAT Instructors

    • Philippine National Police Crisis Response Group (CRG)

    • Philippine National Police Aviation Security Group (ASG) Anti-Hijacking

    • Sao Paulo Police Tactical Teams, Brazil (GARRA, GOE)

    • City of Seoul SWAT, South Korea

    • Frankfurt Spezial Einsatz Kommando & Mobil Einsatz Kommando (SEK & MEK)

    • German Air Marshals & GSG9 Kommando Instructors

    • Republic of Korea Central Police Academy

    • Demonstrations and training for Chinese SWAT Teams (Beijing, Shanghai,

      Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Fuzhou)

    • Mongolian National Police

    • Police Trainers in England

    • Multiple State, local and Federal Law Enforcement agencies, USA.

    • Multiple State, local, Federal, Australian, Canadian and English SWAT Teams &

      Operators at NTOA and OTOA Conferences.

    • Police Trainers in Montreal, Canada

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