This fast-moving survival course is unlike any other.
It stresses all of the important survival techniques that an
officer uses the least but needs to know the best on a daily basis. This
course consists of:
hours - DEFENSIVE TACTICS
hours - FIREARMS (HANDGUN)
TCTI Defensive Tactics portion begins with officer presence and moves
into subject control techniques for low levels of resistance.
Techniques will also be taught for controlling resistive
behavior, acts of physical aggression toward the officer, including
knife defense and handcuffing. The Defensive Tactics portion will finish by blending D.T.
into firearm skills and vice versa.
Simulations are conducted with punching bags, allowing the
student to learn proper body mechanics and power development in addition
to de-sensitizing them to full-force punches and kicks being delivered
from various angles.
firearm portion concentrates on the most up-to-date SURVIVAL
SHOOTING TECHNIQUES for
the duty handgun.
Dim light shooting is conducted on day 4 of the training,
dramatically reinforcing the survival skills, which have been learned by
Many of the defensive tactics skills previously practiced during
the first two days will carry over into the firearms portion, making for
a more realistic training experience.
A block on instruction of off-duty survival will also be
IS A PHYSICALLY DEMANDING COURSE*
STUDENT MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING EQUPIMENT:
clothes: T-shirt, shoes (or any other lose-fitting clothing for
unrestricted movement with belt loops for duty gear)
and elbow pads (optional)
handgun – with 3 magazines
weapon – with one additional magazine
gear, belt, holster, keepers, ect.
– duty gear (or usual method of carry)
(with key), impact weapon (if used) flashlight
and eye protection (required)
for handguns – 600 rounds of duty type (no magnum)
taking materials and hi-lighters
with desks or tables for students, blackboard, VHS monitor and
or large room for Defensive Tactics-with floor mats (if available)
(indoors or outdoors) with max. distance of 25 yds., target frames
and cardboard backers,
(if indoor range, variable lighting system in needed for dim
- TCTI Advanced Officer
Survival Course - 40 hours total
- PPCT Spontaneous Knife
Defense Basic - 8 hours