The tactics compiled for these courses are the same tactics that allowed police personnel
and survive and thrive when combating the hard core criminal element.

Curriculum

  • GROUP CLASSES
    • PERSONAL SAFETY MEN AND WOMEN - 1 & 2 HOURS

      - Approach strategies criminal are using;
      - Identification of the stages of a violent crime;
      - Defensive options;
      - How to choose the appropriate defense;
      - When escape is the best option;
      - When physical resistance is the only option;

      - Tactics and techniques to combat:
            • Road rage;       
            • Stalking;    
            • Robbery;     
            • Abduction.

    • LAW ENFORCEMENT/ACTIVE SHOOTER - 4 HOURS
      - Active Shooter’s motivations/thought processes;
      - Observations/Characteristics of the active shooter;
      - Law Enforcement Officer Paradigm shifts;
      - Practical tactics;
      - Physical techniques;
      - When an Officer is taken Hostage, techniques he/she may use to rescue themselves;
      - Sound tactics and techniques for Event day.

    • LAW ENFORCEMENT/SECURITY: BASIC DEFENSE TACTICS - 8 HOURS

      - Approach to the subject and appropriate techniques;
      - Defensive positioning of the potentially violent subject
      - Defensive positioning for multiple subjects;
      - Blocking and effective counter techniques against punches and kicks;
      - Restraint holds that really work;
      - Exceptional Use of Force techniques.

    • LAW ENFORCEMENT/SECURITY: INTERMEDIATE DEFENSE TACTICS - 8 HOURS

      - Re-enforcing basic defensive tactics and movements;
      - Establishing mental and physical control over suspect;
      - Basic edged weapon disarms;
      - Basic handgun disarms;
      - Basic hold breaking;
      - Basic striking techniques (punches and kicks)

    • LAW ENFORCEMENT/SECURITY: ADVANCED DEFENSE TACTICS - 8 HOURS

      - Re-enforcing Intermediate moves;
      - Advanced Exceptional Use of Force techniques;
      - Advanced defensive techniques to include blocking punches and kicks;
      - Advanced weapons disarming;
      - Advanced striking techniques (punches and kicks)
      - Candidates who Successfully complete this course will be certified as a “Train the Trainer for their agency”.

    • WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE BASIC - 4 & 8 HOURS

      - Risk Factors for the victim
      - Stages of a Violent Crime;
      - Stalking Countermeasures;
      - Abduction Countermeasures
      - Sexual Assault; Arrest, Trial, Conviction issues…

      - Physical techniques to combat:

      • - Simple hold breaking
      • - Overcoming the startle reaction
      • - Addressing the threat
      • - Options to maximize your safety
      • - Types of offenders
      • - Types of offenders approaches
      • - Vehicle interactions
      • - Use of gadgets
      • - Strategies for mitigating an attack
      • - Using public restrooms
      • - Fight or flight discussion

    • WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE INTERMEDIATE - 4 & 8 HOURS

      - Simple hold breaking
      - Overcoming the startle reaction
      - Addressing the threat
      - Options to maximize your safety
      - Types of offenders
      - Types of offender approaches
      - Vehicle interactions
      - Use of gadgets
      - Strategies for mitigating an attack
      - Using public restrooms
      - Fight or flight discussion

    • WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE ADVANCED COURSE - 4 & 8 HOURS

      PHYSICAL TECHNIQUES:
      - Complex Hold Breaking;
      - Edged Weapons Defense;
      - Firearms Disarms;
      - Hostage Escape Techniques;
      - Prone defense techniques;
      - Deadly force discussion, options and techniques;
      - Incapacitating the offender.


      COLLEGIAL SAFETY

      - Types of crimes on Campus;
      - Victim risk factors;
      - Observation skills;
      - Vehicle interactions;
      - Establishing safeguards;
      - Date rape (Facts and fictions);
      - Preventing abductions;
      - Understanding the male psyche.

      PHYSICAL TECHNIQUES

      - Simple hold breaking
      - Prone defense techniques;
      - Deadly force discussion, options and techniques;
      - Incapacitating the offender.


    • CHILD SAFETY: A PARENT'S FOCUS - 2 HOURS

      - Identification of the threat;
      - Accountability to your child;
      - Parent’s paradigm shift;
      - Preventing child abduction for
      • Newborns;
      • Toddlers ;
      • Pre-school ages 3-5;
      • Elementary and Middle School students
      • High School students and beyond…

    • KID'S SAFETY SCHOOL: TEACHING KIDS AGES 5 TO 10 YEARS OF AGE - 2 HOURS

      - Kid’s Safety rules;
      - Home alone rules;
      - School route safety;
      - Playing The “what if” game;
      - Discussing child lures;
      - Resistance strategies;
      - Parent’s responsibilities;
      - Countermeasures for parents;
      - Parent’s homework.

    • TRAVEL SAFETY - 2 HOURS

      - Designed to get the traveler from the door of their home through their chosen mode of travel and to their destination safely;
      - Participants are taught:
      - How to target harden yourself;
      - Observing criminals and their behavior before they strike;
      - Evasive strategies;
      - Confrontation skills;
      - Physical tactics and techniques to defeat the violent offender.

    • MINISTRY PROTECTION: BASIC - 4 HOURS

      - Realities of church violence;
      - Paradigm shifts for church leaders and workers;
      - Developing the Ministry Security Teams;
      - Advance/event planning
      - Observation/behavior skills;
      - Mental tactics to approach and mitigate potentially violent subjects;
      - Physical techniques for:
            - Come along holds;
            - Takedowns and handcuffing;
            - Defense against punches and kicks

    • ADVANCED MINISTRY PROTECTION - 4 HOURS

      - Advance/event planning;
      - Observation/behavior skills;
      - Mental tactics to approach and mitigate the violent subject;
      - Advanced Physical techniques;
      - Exceptional use of force techniques;
            - Advanced come along holds;
             - Advanced takedowns;
            - Defense against punches and kicks
      - Active Shooter resolution;
      - Hostage mitigation techniques/strategies.

    • ACTIVE SHOOTER IN A PUBLIC SETTING - 1 & 4 HOURS

      - The mindset of the active shooter in public;
      - Improving your Observational skills;
      - Individual responses and personal safety on Incident Day…
      - Law Enforcement responses;
      - Individual Personal Safety Tactics and Techniques.


    • ACTIVE SHOOTER FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS - 1 & 4 HOURS

      - Spontaneous or pre-meditated
      - The mindset of a school shooter
      - Educators/Administrators paradigm shifts
      - Threat assessment of the "at risk" student
      - Administrative accountabilies & liabilities
      - Improving observational skills of faculty/staff
      - Pro-active measures/tactics for school officials
      - How to respond on incident day
      - Expectations from you Law Enforcement agency
      - Individual response and personal safety


    • COLLEGIAL PERSONAL SAFETY - 1 & 4 HOURS

      - Types of crimes on Campus
      - Victim risk factors
      - Observation skills
      - Vehicle interactions
      - Establishing safeguards
      - Date rape (facts and fictions)
      - Preventing abductions
      - Understanding the male psyche



    • CORPORATE CLASSES
      • PERSONAL SAFETY MEN AND WOMEN - 1 & 2 HOURS

        - Approach strategies criminal are using;
        - Identification of the stages of a violent crime;
        - Defensive options;
        - How to choose the appropriate defense;
        - When escape is the best option;
        - When physical resistance is the only option;

        - Tactics and techniques to combat:
              • Road rage;       
              • Stalking;    
              • Robbery;     
              • Abduction.

      • WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE BASIC - 4 & 8 HOURS

        - Risk Factors for the victim
        - Stages of a Violent Crime;
        - Stalking Countermeasures;
        - Abduction Countermeasures
        - Sexual Assault; Arrest, Trial, Conviction issues…

        - Physical techniques to combat: Simple hold breaking

      • WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE ADVANCED COURSE - 4 & 8 HOURS

        PHYSICAL TECHNIQUES:
        - Complex Hold Breaking;
        - Edged Weapons Defense;
        - Firearms Disarms;
        - Hostage Escape Techniques;
        - Prone defense techniques;
        - Deadly force discussion, options and techniques;
        - Incapacitating the offender.


        COLLEGIAL SAFETY

        - Types of crimes on Campus;
        - Victim risk factors;
        - Observation skills;
        - Vehicle interactions;
        - Establishing safeguards;
        - Date rape (Facts and fictions);
        - Preventing abductions;
        - Understanding the male psyche.

        PHYSICAL TECHNIQUES

        - Simple hold breaking
        - Prone defense techniques;
        - Deadly force discussion, options and techniques;
        - Incapacitating the offender.


      • CHILD SAFETY: A PARENT'S FOCUS - 2 HOURS

        - Identification of the threat;
        - Accountability to your child;
        - Parent’s paradigm shift;
        - Preventing child abduction for
        • Newborns;
        • Toddlers ;
        • Pre-school ages 3-5;
        • Elementary and Middle School students
        • High School students and beyond…

      • KID'S SAFETY SCHOOL: TEACHING KIDS AGES 5 TO 10 YEARS OF AGE - 2 HOURS

        - Kid’s Safety rules;
        - Home alone rules;
        - School route safety;
        - Playing The “what if” game;
        - Discussing child lures;
        - Resistance strategies;
        - Parent’s responsibilities;
        - Countermeasures for parents;
        - Parent’s homework.

      • TRAVEL SAFETY - 2 HOURS

        - Designed to get the traveler from the door of their home through their chosen mode of travel and to their destination safely;
        - Participants are taught:
        - How to target harden yourself;
        - Observing criminals and their behavior before they strike;
        - Evasive strategies;
        - Confrontation skills;
        - Physical tactics and techniques to defeat the violent offender.

      • WORKPLACE VIOLENCE - 4 HOURS

        - The mindset of the active shooter;
        - Threat assessment of the at risk employee;
        - Spontaneous or pre-meditated;
        - Administrators and management paradigm shifts;
        - Administrative accountability & liabilities;
        - Improving Observational skills of faculty/staff;
        - Pro-active countermeasures for the agency;
        - How to respond on Incident day;
        - Law Enforcement response/expectations;
        - Individual responses and personal safety.

      • ACTIVE SHOOTER IN A PUBLIC SETTING - 1 & 4 HOURS

        - De ciphering the event: Spontaneous or pre-meditated;
        - The mindset of the active shooter in public;
        - Improving your Observational skills;
        - Individual responses and personal safety on Incident Day…
        - Law Enforcement responses;
        - Individual Personal Safety Tactics and Techniques.

    • PRIVATE CLASSES
      • COLLEGIATE PERSONAL SAFETY MEN AND WOMEN - 1 & 2 HOURS

        - Approach strategies criminal are using;
        - Identification of the stages of a violent crime;
        - Defensive options;
        - How to choose the appropriate defense;
        - When escape is the best option;
        - When physical resistance is the only option;

        - Tactics and techniques to combat:
              • Road rage;       
              • Stalking;    
              • Robbery;     
              • Abduction.

      • LAW ENFORCEMENT/ACTIVE SHOOTER - 4 HOURS

        - Reality check, this can and may happen in your community
        - Active Shooter’s motivations/thought processes;
        - Observations/Characteristics of the active shooter;
        - Law Enforcement Officer Paradigm shifts;
        - Practical tactics;
        - Physical techniques;
        - When an Officer is taken Hostage, techniques he/she may use to rescue themselves;
        - Sound tactics and techniques for Event day.

      • LAW ENFORCEMENT/SECURITY: BASIC DEFENSE TACTICS - 8 HOURS

        - Approach to the subject and appropriate techniques;
        - Defensive positioning of the potentially violent subject
        - Defensive positioning for multiple subjects;
        - Blocking and effective counter techniques against punches and kicks;
        - Restraint holds that really work;
        - Exceptional Use of Force techniques.

      • LAW ENFORCEMENT/SECURITY: INTERMEDIATE DEFENSE TACTICS - 8 HOURS

        - Approach to the subject and appropriate techniques;
        - Defensive positioning of the potentially violent subject
        - Defensive positioning for multiple subjects;
        - Blocking and effective counter techniques against punches and kicks;
        - Restraint holds that really work;
        - Exceptional Use of Force techniques.

      • LAW ENFORCEMENT/SECURITY: ADVANCED DEFENSE TACTICS - 8 HOURS

        - Approach to the subject and appropriate techniques;
        - Defensive positioning of the potentially violent subject
        - Defensive positioning for multiple subjects;
        - Blocking and effective counter techniques against punches and kicks;
        - Restraint holds that really work;
        - Exceptional Use of Force techniques.

      • WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE BASIC - 4 & 8 HOURS

        - Risk Factors for the victim
        - Stages of a Violent Crime;
        - Stalking Countermeasures;
        - Abduction Countermeasures
        - Sexual Assault; Arrest, Trial, Conviction issues…

        - Physical techniques to combat: Simple hold breaking

      • WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE ADVANCED COURSE - 4 & 8 HOURS

        PHYSICAL TECHNIQUES:
        - Complex Hold Breaking;
        - Edged Weapons Defense;
        - Firearms Disarms;
        - Hostage Escape Techniques;
        - Prone defense techniques;
        - Deadly force discussion, options and techniques;
        - Incapacitating the offender.


        COLLEGIAL SAFETY

        - Types of crimes on Campus;
        - Victim risk factors;
        - Observation skills;
        - Vehicle interactions;
        - Establishing safeguards;
        - Date rape (Facts and fictions);
        - Preventing abductions;
        - Understanding the male psyche.

        PHYSICAL TECHNIQUES

        - Simple hold breaking
        - Prone defense techniques;
        - Deadly force discussion, options and techniques;
        - Incapacitating the offender.


      • CHILD SAFETY: A PARENT'S FOCUS - 2 HOURS

        - Identification of the threat;
        - Accountability to your child;
        - Parent’s paradigm shift;
        - Preventing child abduction for
        • Newborns;
        • Toddlers ;
        • Pre-school ages 3-5;
        • Elementary and Middle School students
        • High School students and beyond…

      • KID'S SAFETY SCHOOL: TEACHING KIDS AGES 5 TO 10 YEARS OF AGE - 2 HOURS

        - Kid’s Safety rules;
        - Home alone rules;
        - School route safety;
        - Playing The “what if” game;
        - Discussing child lures;
        - Resistance strategies;
        - Parent’s responsibilities;
        - Countermeasures for parents;
        - Parent’s homework.

      • TRAVEL SAFETY - 2 HOURS

        - Designed to get the traveler from the door of their home through their chosen mode of travel and to their destination safely;
        - Participants are taught:
        - How to target harden yourself;
        - Observing criminals and their behavior before they strike;
        - Evasive strategies;
        - Confrontation skills;
        - Physical tactics and techniques to defeat the violent offender.

      • MINISTRY PROTECTION: BASIC - 4 HOURS

        - Realities of church violence;
        - Paradigm shifts for church leaders and workers;
        - Developing the Ministry Security Teams;
        - Advance/event planning
        - Observation/behavior skills;
        - Mental tactics to approach and mitigate potentially violent subjects;
        - Physical techniques for:
              - Come along holds;
              - Takedowns and handcuffing;
              - Defense against punches and kicks
              - Active Shooter resolution.

      • ADVANCED MINISTRY PROTECTION - 4 HOURS

        - Advance/event planning;
        - Observation/behavior skills;
        - Mental tactics to approach and mitigate the violent subject;
        - Advanced Physical techniques;
        - Exceptional use of force techniques;
              - Advanced come along holds;
               - Advanced takedowns;
              - Defense against punches and kicks
        - Active Shooter resolution;
        - Hostage mitigation techniques/strategies.

      • WORKPLACE VIOLENCE - 4 HOURS

        - The mindset of the active shooter;
        - Threat assessment of the at risk employee;
        - De ciphering if the event was Spontaneous or pre-meditated;
        - Administrators and management paradigm shifts;
        - Administrative accountability/liabilities;
        - Improving Observational skills of faculty/staff;
        - Pro-active countermeasures for the agency;
        - How to respond on Incident day;
        - Law Enforcement response/expectations;
        - Individual responses and personal safety.

      • ACTIVE SHOOTER IN A PUBLIC SETTING - 1 & 4 HOURS

        - The mindset of the active shooter in public;
        - Improving your Observational skills;
        - Individual responses and personal safety on Incident Day…
        - Law Enforcement responses;
        - Individual Personal Safety Tactics and Techniques.

 

  • TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSES

    - Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics;
    - Law Enforcement Active Shooter Training;
    - Workplace Violence / Active Shooter in the Workplace; Ministry Protection Programs.
    - All of the Train the Trainer Courses require the Trainer to successfully complete the basic, intermediate and advanced courses for certification; Successful completion of the advanced program automatically qualifies the participant as a trainer;
    - All Training classes taught by the trainers must conform to specific program requirements and curriculum approved by LETM;
    - All Trainers must complete annual re-current training.

  • - Designed to get the traveler from the door of their home through their chosen mode of travel and to their destination safely;
    - Participants are taught:
    - How to target harden yourself;
    - Observing criminals and their behavior before they strike;
    - Evasive strategies;
    - Confrontation skills;
    - Physical tactics and techniques to defeat the violent offender


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