First responders face challenging, unpredictable situations every day. Whether in law enforcement, military, or other security positions, they are responsible for maintaining public safety and protecting our communities. To do their job effectively, they need proper training that empowers them and equips them with the skills necessary to handle any situation that comes their way. This blog will explore Controlled F.O.R.C.E.’s elite tactical training and how we help first responders serve their communities with confidence and professionalism.
Empowering First Responders with Training
Training equips first responders with the necessary skills and knowledge to keep their communities safe. Training allows first responders to proactively enforce emergency response and determine how to assess risk, communicate effectively, and work collaboratively with other emergency services. The skills and knowledge gained at Controlled F.O.R.C.E. empower first responders to carry out their duties more confidently. This, in turn, translates into better community protection.
Developing Confidence in First Responders
By providing first responders with the skills and knowledge needed to respond to a range of situations, Controlled F.O.R.C.E.’s training helps them feel more confident in their abilities. This confidence can be critical in high-pressure situations, where split-second decisions can make a huge difference.
Additionally, because our training is technically, medically, and legally accepted, it can reduce departmental liability. Relying on their skills and knowledge learned in training, first responders can operate safely and confidently.
Making Informed Decisions
Defensive tactics training emphasizes the importance of making informed decisions. By teaching de-escalation tactics and situational awareness techniques, we can help first responders understand when to use force and when to hold back. This can be especially important in situations where the use of force could escalate the situation and put lives at risk.
Keeping up With Job Demands
The demands of a first responder’s job can be intense, and they need to be able to keep up with the physical and mental demands of the job. Our training is designed to help first responders develop the stamina and resilience they need to handle the job’s demands, from body positioning drills to weapon disarms.
Certifying New Instructors
Our Master Instructor program allows instructors to certify new instructors at their home departments, which helps to spread our training even further. By empowering these new instructors with our techniques and tactics, we can help to ensure that more first responders are properly trained and equipped to handle their duties.
Controlled F.O.R.C.E. Training: Empowering First Responders Nationally and Internationally
Body Positioning Drills
At Controlled F.O.R.C.E., we teach first responders how to gain and maintain control in stressful situations. By teaching proper body positioning techniques, Controlled F.O.R.C.E. helps people minimize their vulnerability to attack and maximize their effectiveness. Strategic body positioning can help offer protection for vulnerable areas of the body, keep the officer’s balance, and facilitate the use of force if necessary. Our experienced trainers guide first responders through various scenarios.
Our Mechanical Advantage Control Holds (MACH 5.0) defensive tactics courses teach various skills, including:
- Body Positioning Drills
- Control Holds
- Handcuff Positioning
- Team Arrest Tactics
- Baton Subject Control
- Hand-to-Hand Protection
- Edged Weapon Awareness
- Ground Defense & Escapes
- In/Out-of-Holster Weapon Retention
- Weapon Disarms
- Counter Measure Hand to Hand Drills
- Counter Measure Collar Ties Drills
The Bottom Line
Empowering first responders with the proper training is essential for keeping our communities safe. To that end, training is an ongoing process requiring continuous improvement. Controlled F.O.R.C.E. provides elite tactical training to empower and equip first responders with the skills and knowledge necessary to serve their communities safely. Annually recertify by registering here.