Defensive Tactics Instructor Course (10-Day)


General Description
This course will teach candidates the skills needed to teach defensive tactics at the entrance academy and in-service levels. Topics to be taught include Tactical Awareness, Teaching Philosophies in DT, Ground Defense, Takedowns, Takedown Defense, Weapon Retention and Takeaways, Tactical Cuffing, SPEAR Philosophies and use, Using Social Media/Video to our advantage as instructors, Personal Weapons, Recovery from a Grounded Position, Grappling, Clinch Defense/Offense, Krav Maga Choke Defenses, Classroom Safety/Limiting Injuries as a DT Instructor, Time Management as an Instructor.

This training is a very intense, hands-on and physically demanding course. Extensive classroom work is required. Each student must be able to pass the Cooper’s Fitness Assessment with a minimum score of 50%. Graduates will be certified by MPCTC as Law Enforcement/Correctional Provisional Instructors. An equipment list will be sent to students who pass the physical assessment.
Class Information

Location: Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit
Dates of Class: 06/04/2018 - 06/08/2018 & 06/11/2018 - 06/15/2018
Approval Number: P30108
Approved Hours: 75
Price: 300.00

Class Description
7:30am – 3:30pm

Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit
24090 Nanticoke Rd, Quantico, MD 21856

P30108 / C15434

Course cost is $300 for client agencies, $600 for non-client agencies. DPSCS personnel attend at no cost.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to being accepted into the program, each student must be able to pass the Cooper’s Fitness Assessment with a minimum score of 50%. The physical assessment date is scheduled for Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 9:00am at the Eastern Correctional Institution (30420 Revells Neck Road, Westover, MD 21890). Proper fitness attire is required. Contact for the fitness standards scale.

***Students who fail the physical test will be removed from the roster, and not charged the fee for the course***

9 seats of 24 total student seats are occupied for this class.

Please contact your agency training coordinator to register for this class.

Future Class Dates
01/07/2019 - 01/11/2019 & 01/14/2019 - 01/18/2019

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