Hand to Hand Countermeasures for Law Enforcement and Security (Cancelled)
Mon, 2017-09-11 08:00 - Tue, 2017-09-12 16:00
This activity closed on September 8th, 2017 and is no longer available for enrollments.
Program Description 


Course Summary:  Students will be instructed on basic principles encountered during physical confrontations with non-compliant and violent subjects.  Principle based training to apply simple, effective techniques that allow the officer to successfully counter attacks by an assailant, whether standing or on the ground.

Instructional Objectives:

  • Understand the principles of hand to hand combat
  • Utilize these principles to successfully end a violent encounter
  • Separate myth versus reality
  • Students need to have an understanding that technique is useless without the methodology of how an engagement works
  • Students need to show an understanding that natural (instinctive)response to an attack will be easier to recall, thus eliminating the "freezing" response


Needed Equipment:  Full Duty Gear (Minus Duty Weapon).  This includes TASER, handcuffs, baton and OC


Chester County Public Safety Training Campus
137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA 19320
United States

Faculty & credentials

Instructor:  Sergeant Kevin Bernard - Caln Township Police - Chester County Department of Emergency Services Instructor

Course details

  • Event starts: Mon, Sep 11 2017 - 8:00 am
  • Event ends: Tue, Sep 12 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Course opens: Tue, May 02 2017
  • Course expires: Thu, Sep 07 2017
  • Cost: $50.00