Full list of Defensive Tactics results
Reality Training: An immediate response to a spontaneous threat–
Are you taking your mat time seriously? Dave Smith reviews video of a sudden attack by a person in custody that highlights the importance of keeping your skills sharp.
Video: How to escape ground fights–
There are potential safety issues and training scars associated with the traditional scissor sweep technique
Making performance evaluations worth it (white paper)–
This white paper details four mistakes commonly made by public safety agencies when it comes to evaluating personnel
The importance of being a 'predator' in a deadly confrontation–
It's crucial to do what your attacker doesn't expect in order to prevail in a deadly confrontation
Street Survival: The survival triangle–
To survive their police career, officers should strengthen every point of the survival triangle
Book Review: Street Survival II–
Street Survival II delivers sound guidance on a variety of topics that are relevant to today’s street cop
13 steps for surviving survival training–
Force-on-force training is valuable when realistic but can be fraught with danger if not done with a laser focus on safety
Video: Coaching the back escape–
This is potentially the worst position for officers because they are subject to chokes and strikes to the back of the head
LEO Near Miss: Officers nearly disarmed during hospital prisoner detail–
When hospital staff request an officer uncuff a violent suspect, the officer finds himself in a fight for his life
Video: Coaching gun retention from a cross grab technique–
Retaining a firearm is of critical importance for an officer; here's how to secure your firearm when a subject reaches with a cross grab
Video: Coaching gun retention on the ground–
Ending up on the ground means a higher chance of being disarmed by an assailant – this video shows officers how to win in this scenario
Video: Coaching the floor to feet position with weapon transitions–
Officers need to consciously evaluate the threat presented and the distance available, and prioritize what they need to do first
Tactical Tip: Taking down a fleeing suspect–
Jiu Jitsu Instructor and Master Sergeant Troy Fullbright demonstrates an advanced tactic you can use to take down a suspect who is attempting to flee while you're handcuffing him.
Tactical Tip: Defending against a same side grab attempt for your gun–
Jiu Jitsu Instructor and Master Sergeant Troy Fullbright demonstrates an advanced technique you can use to defend against a suspect making a play for your gun.
Tactical Tip: Defending against a cross grab attempt for your weapon–
Jiu Jitsu Instructor and Master Sergeant Troy Fullbright demonstrates an advanced technique you can use to defend against a suspect who is trying to take your firearm with a cross grab.
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