Combat Courses

Soldiers must be prepared to use different levels of force in an environment where conflict may change from low intensity to high intensity over a matter of hours. Many military operations, such as peacekeeping missions or noncombatant evacuation, may restrict the use of deadly weapons. Hand-to-hand combatives training will save lives when an unexpected confrontation occurs. The course is designed to train participants in most effective ways and techniques to counters statistically most frequent attacks and situations and to resolve the conflict in the most efficient and effective manner.

This course is designed to meet the needs of modern soldier on modern-day battlefields. There are numerous situations where a soldier can find himself confronted to an armed opponent. The enemy can be armed with a gun, rifle with bayonet, knife… There are many everyday items can be weaponized. This course is designed to teach the participants that few wells learned techniques that you can connect and combine when you defend yourself with bare hands and how to adapt moves and techniques to various attacks.

Solider operate in a hostile environment, and quite often they have to face multiple enemies, usually armed in hand to hand combat. This course is designed to teach the participants how to utilize their environment, whether there are walls, furniture, trees…in their advantage and to save themselves and prevail in worst case scenario when they have to face multiple attackers. Also, the participants will learn the best battle-tested principles and how to use the enemy combatant as a cover and shield against attack.

There are other principles that hand-to-hand fighter must apply to successfully defeat an opponent. One of the most important is the mindset.  During a fight, a soldier must keep his ability to think. He must not allow fear or anger to control his actions. Things are often going on around the fighters that could have a direct impact on the outcome of the fight such as opportunity weapons or other personnel joining the fight.  This course is designed to boost the mental toughness and self-confidence through some extremely challenging and dead-end situations in order to force the trainee to improvise and adapt when there is no way but forward.

When it comes to a weapon deployment most of the fighting and shooting happens on the ground. This course is designed to teach participants how to quickly move to the ground position as they deploy their weapon and how to get into the position which allows movement in all directions. This course will train participants how to effectively transition from one stance to another while using their weapon, gain dominance and effectively engage the targets and neutralize them.

The main topic of the course are the principles, tactics, and techniques of various gun disarm in all positions, stand up, kneeling and on the ground. The course is designed to teach the participants how to stay as safe as possible and efficient as possible when it comes to disarming the opponent, mechanic of weapon deployment and counters to gun retention. Part, of course, is stress situations which put the trainee close to reality as possible.

Solider who operate today often have to move through urban areas and in close proximity of the civilians or those who pose as such. In these situations gun grabs, or disarm attempts often occur. This course is designed to teach the trainee to retain their gun in a wide variety of situation as well as immediate recovery of their rifle or gun should it be taken. Within this course the participant will learn and understand the principles of handgun and long gun defense and disarming, targeting principles, proper psychomotor skills involved in their employment. This course will also cover knife deployment as a tool in order to counter disarming attempt.

A knife has always been one of the most important tools in any military combat situations. Level one course of knife combat is designed to cover stances, movements, strikes, blocks with the knife and most important part of knife combat – Psychological aspect of edged weapon combat and types of injuries and wounds that knife can inflict. Also, this course will cover lethal and less than lethal knife employment and techniques.

Level 2 of Knife combat Course is a sequel of the first knife course and it is designed to give the participants the insight into the knife fighting when both fighters have a knife. This course will cover stances, grips, strikes, blocks, locks in stand up positions as well on the ground. The course bonus is tactics, techniques, and principles of knife fight when the fighter is injured.

Situations in which army personnel operate are chaotic and unpredictable and this course is designed to give you the insight in exactly that – knife fighting against multiple opponents. In this course, we again give focus on adaptation, tactics and utilization of the environment, items that can be used as improvised weapon or shield as well using one of a subdued attacker as a cover while employing the knife as the weapon of choice.

Our seven-day close quarter battle course is for operators or units that want to learn combat-proven techniques and tactics used on a modern-day battlefield. This course covers the variety of combat topics such as tactics and techniques with primary and secondary weapon (rifle and handgun) combination of gun and knife, improvised weapons, use of army shovel, machete, ax… This Course requires earlier training and/or experience in the subject.
Most gun transition courses cover the transition from primary to secondary weapon and back. However, this course goes step forward and cover the situations where a transition from gun to knife or to empty hands and back. The course is designed to teach participants how to transition between the weapons – rifle, handgun, knife, empty hand and situations where two weapons can be deployed, for example, gun and knife etc.
Combat First Aid introduces the student to Tactical Trauma Care (TTC™) and the concepts of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC). It covers casualty approaches in combat and tactical environments, and effective treatment of common battlefield injuries, such as gunshot wounds and blast trauma. This includes hemorrhage control including tourniquets and wound packing, basic airway management and tactical rescue concepts among many other essential topics.

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