Defensive Tactics for EMS

Defensive Tactics for EMS

Charleston PD Community Services Division
502 Ruffner Ave, Charleston WV 25301
(Entrance on Jackson Street)

Objective: This course is intended to give first responders the knowledge (in certain situations) to neutralize an attack, control the attacker, and maintain control until Law Enforcement arrives. The course will enforce the mind set of staying calm and controlling yourself and the situation to the best of your ability. No technique is perfect and all situations are different. This course not intended, or able, to cover all of the variables involved in a violent encounter.

Attire and Equipment:

Water Bottle


Sweat Pants, BDU / 5.11 Style Pants, Shorts

Shirt (long of short sleeve)

No street shoes (wrestling shoes, sock feet, or bare feet)

Techniques covered

  • 1300-1330 Introduction
  • 1330-1400 Distance Management
  • 1400-1500 Clinch Control / Takedowns
  • 1500-1600 Mount Defense / Escape
  • 1600-1700 Punch Block Series / Guard Get up

Instructed By: Capt Ted Malone, Sgt Richie Basford, Sptl. Seth Johnson, Sptl. Derrick Williams

May 6, 2020 – 1300 to 1700
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