IMPACT WEAPON INSTRUCTOR SEMINAR
Course Description: 3 day, 24 hrs course
Use of Force Human Factors
This chapter examines survival stress research and provides student with information that will enhance
their survivability in combative situations and recommendations regarding issues related to critical
Instructor Development and Training Protocols
This chapter reviews instructional methods designed to enhance a students ability to learn survival
techniques, increase his/her confidence level, and assist in the successful application of physical
techniques. Topics covered include the psychology of survival training, motivational factors for learning
survival skills, the neural basis of learning, and the stimulus response training principle.
This chapter also introduces PPCT training protocols, including certification procedures, course protocols
and registration requirements, and classroom safety concerns.
PPCT Control Principles.
This chapter introduces the basic training principles that form the foundation on which all PPCT training
systems are based. Topics discussed include components of acceptability, the PPCT Resistance/Control
Continuum, common types of resistance, principles of controlling resistive behavior, survival reaction
time, the reactionary gap, and tactical positioning.
Impact weapon strikes
Impact weapon blocks
Impact weapon combinations