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Basic PPCT Defensive Tactics

SAP109  - 24.00 Hours


This course can be scheduled to meet your specific requirements. For more information about this course
or to schedule a class, please contact us at (800) 423-8433 or


PPCT defensive tactics is the first subject control system developed through tactical, legal, and medical research. Tactically, the system addresses the most common types of resistance that law enforcement and security personnel encounter, ensuring that participants learn job-related techniques pertaining to self-defense. Legally, the PPCT system teaches a simple use of force continuum which clarifies the appropriate force level for every level of resistance. Medical research has been conducted on every PPCT technique to refine technique efficiency and to ensure that medical implications are proportional to the level of resistance.


There are no prerequisites for this class


  • Survival learning research
  • PPCT control principles
  • Tactical handcuffing
  • Pressure point control tactics
  • Joint locks
  • Defensive counterstrikes
  • PPCT impact weapon system


  • Currently commissioned peace officers
  • Licensed security officers
  • Public safety trainers


  • Physical participation is required, participant must be in good physical condition and able to complete the following:
    • Handcuffing techniques
    • Defensive counter strikes
    • Joint locks
    • Grounding techniques


  • Handcuffs
  • Duty gear
  • Baton


  • Participants should wear comfortable clothing for physical activity

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Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788

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