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Condor to Present Defensive Tactics Class at SHOT Show

"We will be taking a look at old methodologies and training programs that have caused “scars” on the psyche of public safety personnel. Discussions will involve the “Use of Force” continuum model, techniques for physical force, and testing your program to the ethos of 'Are you range or real?'”

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Peacekeeper DT Suits

Peacekeeper International's Peacekeeper DT Suits for training have a one-piece lightweight design so you can take them on and off in less than a minute.

The Wolverine Punch

By striking quickly and minimizing the return force in your fist, you can deliver a more effective blow and protect the bones of your hands.

Defending Against the Choke

One of the first things any attacker will attempt to do to you in a physical confrontation is to cut off the oxygen to your brain, so it's important for you to know how to escape and counter that assault.

Learning from the Past

By studying the threats faced by officers years ago, today's police can prepare themselves for what they might face and develop the tactics, the training, and the mindset to prevail.

Analyze Your Training Curriculum

Trainers who are not adjusting their programs to meet the actual needs of their officers are making a big mistake that could lead to bad outcomes.

Increasing Speed and Power

The startle reflex is your natural response to sudden noise or pain. Everyone has it, and I'm going to give you four steps to change your startle reflex into an effective defense technique I call the "converted startle."

The Hands Have It: Protect Yourself From a Punch

The simple but effective hand position explained here is derived from a basic Taekwondo maneuver. I've also seen boxers like Joe Frazier and George Foreman use this "cover-up" very effectively as cover followed by a left hook. This technique will be a great addition to all other "cover-ups" you already have in your arsenal. Read Tony Pearson's full article here.

Go For The Legs

Communications and sensitivity skills training are not enough. In fact, the third and critical component of training that should be mandatory for all law enforcement officers is defensive tactics.

Balance Manipulation in Arrest and Control

The system, called "JET," is a product of the Jinsei Institute of Durango, CO, which maintains that the use of balance manipulation can decrease a subject's ability to move, resist, or escalate and give trained officers significant advantages during approach and contact.