Defensive Tactics System™ (DTS)

Defensive Tactics System™ (DTS) provides training and education that is designed to increase student awareness, knowledge, and skills in the use of Pepper Spray and Defensive sprays.

Defensive Tactics Training in Las Vegas

Defensive Tactics Training in Las Vegas

Security and protective services agencies recognize that Defensive Tactics strategies and techniques are an addition to the tools available in their use-of-force program. By adding Defensive Tactics System to your use-of-force and self-defense options these agencies are better equipped to address less-lethal encounters while mitigating liability.

Defensive Tactics System™ training program is designed to teach officers skills, techniques, and defensive actions for the appropriate use of the defensive tactics. This course involves exercises, group interaction, discussion, lecture and hands-on training. VTI Associates is licensed by Personal Safety Training Inc., to provide basic course and instructor training in Defensive Tactics System.

Defensive Tactics System Basic Course

Course Description

This course is 8-hours (minimum) and discusses the following

  • Introduction
  • Use-of-Force and Self-Defense
  • Defensive Tactics Fundamentals
  • Contact and Cover Team Positioning
  • Escort Strategies and Techniques
  • Control and Decentralization Techniques
  • Handcuffing Techniques
  • Defensive Blocking Techniques
  • Personal Defense Skills and Techniques
  • Weapon Retention Techniques
  • Post Incident Response and Documentation

Pepper Spray Tactics™ Student Training Requirements Basic Course

  • Student must pass the written exam with a minimum score of 80%
  • Student must pass the proficiency skills test with an acceptable rating
  • Re-certification is required every 2 years (annual certification is recommended)
  • Student must pass written and proficiency test for re-certification
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Course Requirements

Length: 8 hours

Enrollment: Security or related profession

Pre-Requisites: Security or related profession

Cost:

Group of 20: $2997.00 Course fee includes student handbook

Individual:   We are not currently offering this course on an individual enrollment basis.

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Defensive Tactics System Instructor Course

Course Description

Defensive Tactics™ graduates will be certified for 3-years as an In-house Instructor Personal Safety Training Inc.  Instructors are not allowed to teach outside their agency or on an open enrollment basis.

The Defensive Tactics Instructor Course authorizes students to train and certify their security staff in:

  • Defensive Tactics System Basic Course 4 & 8 hour version (standard & modular format)
  • Defensive Tactics System Basic Re-certification Course

This course is one day in length and discusses the following.

  • Introduction
  • Use-of-Force and Self-Defense
  • Defensive Tactics Fundamentals
  • Contact and Cover Team Positioning
  • Escort Strategies and Techniques
  • Control and Decentralization Techniques
  • Handcuffing Techniques
  • Defensive Blocking Techniques
  • Personal Defense Skills and Techniques
  • Weapon Retention Techniques
  • Post Incident Response and Documentation

Defensive Tactics System™ Instructor package includes: 

  • Defensive Tactics System™ Instructor manual
  • Upon Course Completion the student will have access to the instructor portal for:
  • PowerPoint presentation for Basic Course 4hr. and modular training courses
  • VIDEOS of Defensive Tactics System™ Techniques
  • Defensive Tactics System™ Student Handouts and Training Forms
    • Continuing Support from VTI Associates and Personal Safety Training
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Course Requirements

Length: Two Days

Enrollment: Security or related profession

Pre-Requisites: Security or related profession

Cost Individual:  $397.00 Course fee includes instructor handbook

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