Dates: To be announced
Hours: 24 hours:  Monday - Wednesday. 0800-1700 hours daily.
Offered By: Rod Sanford  dba  Pacific Institute of Defensive Tactics    (831) 475-9676
Instructor: Rod Sanford
Location: P.I.D.T. Training Center    4626 Soquel Drive,  Soquel,  CA  95073
Certification: P.O.S.T. Certification Plan II , Travel and Per Diem, Backfill Reimbursement
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P.O.S.T. Control #:       Will be listed when class is scheduled.

Special Equipment: Leather gear.   Handcuffs and key.  Gym clothes.  Note taking materials.

Materials Provided:"Law EnFORCEment, Reasonable Force Options" with escape from holds photographs.

Instructors: Lead instructor is Rod Sanford, P.I.D.T. Director.  Assistant instructors are all certified Defensive Tactics, Arrest & Control and Escape From Holds instructors.

Course Goal:        This course is designed for peace officers and current defensive tactics and/or arrest & control instructors for the purpose of enhancing their skills and knowledge to escape from and/or teach escape from holds. This is a 24-hour intensive format course. The course covers the P.O.S.T. Perishable Skills Program in Arrest & Control.

Course Objectives

I. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and tactics of Defensive Tactics (Arrest & Control and Self-Defense) including tactical decision-making, tactical concepts, awareness model and officer performance in close combat situations.

II. Demonstrate proficiency in the physical techniques of escaping from common holds to include: Stance, positioning, footwork and movement, roll and recovery, control holds, take downs, prone handcuffing, escape from chokes, strangles, headlocks, bear hugs, full nelson, wrist grasps and pushes.

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