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Defensive Tactical Empty Hand/Edged Weapons.

Here at the Academy, we offer entry level and advanced empty hand and edged weapon courses to suit your needs. Whether its for a beginner wanting to learn the basics, or the advanced tactician, military, police officer, or security officer, the academy has highly skilled instructors to share years of experience.

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Defensive Knife/Tactical Blade Instruction


This introductory course is structured to give the student/officer information and practical hands-on training in knife defense. As knife attacks against citizens and police officers become more commonplace, it is essential that techniques be demonstrated and studied for those who may come into contact with edged weapons.


Course content:


-Theory of knife attacks.

- Psychological and physical concepts of knife attackers.

-Tactical usage of circular and linear movements with edged weapons.

-Knife carry and opening techniques.

-Blade manipulation.

-Reacting to the threat correctly.



Length:: 4 Hours

Tuition: $125.00 plus GST

Dates: To be scheduled with the Training Academy.

Pressure Point Control Tactics


Pressure Point Control Tactics defensive tactics system is the first subject control system developed through tactical, medical, and legal research. Tactically, it addresses the most common types of resistance officers will encounter. We teach a simple but comprehensive Use of Force Continuum that clarifies the appropriate force level for every level of resistance. Medical research was conducted on every technique to refine technique efficiency by educating officers on such principles as pain compliance and motor responses under both normal and accelerated applications.


Course Content:

-Principles of controlling Resistance behavior.

-Stimulus-response training.

-Use of force training.


-Joint locks.

-Pressure point control tactics.


-Impact weapons

-Vascular restraints

-Weapon retention.



Tuition: Inquire

Dates: To be scheduled with the Training Academy

Combative Stick

Combative stick instruction is one of our most popular courses available. Here, we look at the advantages of stick work in multiple lengths, from 2 feet to the 6-8 staff. Understanding the versatility of the stick, the student will focus on the practical movements from empty hand combative and integrate movements into stick work.


-Philosophy of empty-hand combative.

-Beginner and advanced striking methods.

-Stick drills and forms.

-Pressure points and chokes using the stick.

-Various targeting exercises.


Length: 4 hours

Tuition: $125.00 plus GST.

Dates: To be scheduled with the Training Academy.

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