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OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE QUALITY CONTENT AND EDUCATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS THROUGH PROVEN SCIENCE-DRIVEN FITNESS AND COMBATIVES.
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100% Learner Pass rate To Date
250+ Years of Combined experience amongst our instructor cadre
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Instructor Course Outline

Day 1: 0800-1800

  • Introductions and Course Overview
  • Principles of Defense Tactics
  • Adult Learning and “I Method of Coaching” 
  • Use of Force Overview, Documentation, and Combatives Training
  • Intro to Skill Building
  • Striking
  • Domination and Recovering from Bad Positions
  • Resistance Drills
  • Debrief

Day 2: 0800-1800

  • Intro to Control Tactics and Apprehension for Single Officer
  • Single Officer Takedowns
  • Intro to Multiple Officer Apprehension and SOP Considerations
  • Multiple Officer Takedowns and Communication
  • Resistance Drills
  • Debrief

Day : 0800-1800

  • Conditions of Space & Priority of Life Dictate Tactics
  • Weapon Deflection and Movement Out of the Vertical Clinch
  • Weapon Retention in the Holster (all positions)
  • Weapon Defense (handgun and edged weapon)
  • Weapon Base Entanglements (CAP concept)
  • Debrief

Day 4: 0800-1800

  • Student-Led Training Blocks
  • Q&A with Instructors
  • Final Exam
  • Course Evaluation
  • Debrief/Wrap Up
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DIRECTOR OF COMBATIVES, Lead Instructor

Jay Wadsworth

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 2nd degree black belt
  • Retired Pro/Amateur MMA fighter
  • 20 years of street cop experience 13 years SWAT experience
  • NYS DCJS Certified SWAT Operator (2021)
  • DCJS Instructor: Developed the new mandatory curriculum for defensive tactics instructors and basic recruits; lead instructor on over 18 two-day recertification courses,18 80-hour instructor courses and four one-day overview courses (2016-Present)
  • SME City of Syracuse case 2019 - Present
  • SME NYS AG’s officer grand jury testimony (2020)
  • Reality Based Training Instructor (2019) DCJS
  • Range Instructor (2019) DCJS
  • Progressive FORCE Concepts/Code 4 Concepts Defensive Tactics Instructor (2016 - 2022)
  • Jamestown Police Department SWAT Team director of training (2015 - Present)
  • Team Leader Jamestown Police SWAT TEAM 2011 - Present
  • Jamestown Police Department Lead Defensive Tactics Instructor (2010 - Present)
  • Head defensive tactics instructor at Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Academy (2012 - Present)
  • Director of Defensive Tactics @ NYTOA (2016 - Present)
  • Instructor at NYTOA (2013 - Present)
  • Instructor at TacOPs EAST/SOUTH (2016 - Present)
  • Defensive Tactics Instructor Certification (DCJS 2010)
  • Taser Instructor (2010-2016)
"I am the Training Unit Commander for my agency, so we’ll be implementing this in in-service training moving forward."
"Definitely do it. You’ll come away with real world training that will make you better and more confident immediately."
"I was expecting more lecture and then some instructional tactics training. The amount of training we received exceeded my expectations significantly. There was minimal down time and everything moved smoothly and built off previous skills."

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