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Combative Self-Defence Instructor Certification Course

August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 23 @ 4:00 pm


Law Enforcement / Military / Security Professionals. 
Defensive tactics.  Active Counter Measures.  Combatives.
Armed and Unarmed combat skill and techniques for the tactical environment.
Conceptualization and standardization of the Direct Action brand in addition to ministry standards.

WHO – MIl, LEA, CBSA, PPS, Security professionals, OGA’s.
WHAT – Defensive tactics instructor certification course.
WHERE – Gracie Barra Ottawa – 250 City Center Ave. Ottawa.
WHEN – 19-23 August ’24.  0830 – 1600 daily.
WHY – To develop instructor’s ability to deliver the DA training philosophy and material.   To provide an opportunity to enhance tactical considerations for solving problems with respect to legal authorities.

Topics to cover:
 – Training philosophy and methods of instruction,
– Striking, Clinch and Ground based fighting – application and options,
– Edge weapons – use and active counter measures,
– Long gun and pistol retention drills,
– Wrestling and take-down defences,
– Ground to feet recovery with and without the presence of kit and equipment,
– Team-fighting approach and concepts,
– Scenario based development and integrating live role players,
– Progressive incorporation of kit and equipment,
– Non-lethal Simuniton/UTMs training,
** No live fire on this course.  Simunition ONLY.
Monday to Wednesday will be at GB Ottawa.
Thursday will be in teh CQB (off-site location TBC).
Friday will be at GB Ottawa.

Participants will require:
– Gun belt, plate carrier or body armour, helmet, light pair of shooting gloves, eye protection,
– Pistol and long gun equipped with a sling,
– Simuniton / UTMs kits for both pistol and carbine rifle,
– Duty pants and t-shirts,
– Wrestling boots, mouthpiece and jock / cup,
– Water bottle, notepad and pen.
Minimum round count required:
Simunition only.  NO live fire.
– 50 rounds pistol,
– 125 rounds carbine rifle.
**Non-lethal marking cartridges only – FX Simunition, UTM ammunition,  Arex training ammunition.

Recommended Pre-requisites:
Participants are recommended to have a minimum of 3 years of active duty experience in their profession.
Minimum of 2 years formal training in a martial art;  Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, Muay Thai, Boxing, Krav Maga, Judo, Boxing.
Physically healthy and mentally stable.  Able to run 2.5 Kms in 15:30 or less.

Maximum course load of 12 participants.

$1399.49 (Early bird fee).
$1549.99 (After July 1st).

Questions, requests, inquiries to;  randy@directactions.ca


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Combative Instructor Cert
Defensive Tactics Instructor Certification course. Combative self-defence / Active counter measures.
$ 1,399.49
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