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PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor

LET650  - 40.00 Hours


Start Date

End Date


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3/9/15 3/13/15 Belton, TX USA LS LET650 75 enroll  
5/11/15 5/15/15 Pasadena, TX USA LS LET650 79 enroll  
6/15/15 6/19/15 Bryan, TX USA LS LET650 77 enroll  
7/27/15 7/31/15 Pearland, TX USA LS LET650 76 enroll  
8/17/15 8/21/15 Denton, TX USA LS LET650 78 enroll  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or law@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.


Being equipped with proper defense tactics is vital to establishing control and defending oneself in assaults. The PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor course is the first subject control system developed through tactical, legal, and medical research. Tactically, the system addresses the most common types of resistance that law enforcement personnel encounter, ensuring that participants learn job-related techniques pertaining to self-defense. Legally, the PPCT System teaches a simple use of force continuum which clarifies the appropriate force level for every level of resistance. Medical research has been conducted on every PPCT technique to refine technique efficiency and to ensure that medical implications are proportional to the level of resistance.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Patrol/Tactical Course #2040.


There are no prerequisites for this class


  • Defensive Counterstrikes
  • Instructor Development and Training Protocols
  • Joint Locks
  • PPCT Control Principles
  • PPCT Impact Weapon System
  • Pressure Point Control Tactics
  • Survival Learning Research
  • Tactical Handcuffing


Participants should be currently commissioned peace officers, licensed security officers or public safety trainers.


  • Physical participation is required, participant must be in good physical condition and able to complete the following:
    • Handcuffing techniques
    • Defensive counter strikes
    • Joint locks
    • Grounding techniques


  • Handcuffs
  • Duty gear
  • Baton


  • Participants should wear comfortable clothing for physical activity

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number:GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 423-8433.

Education Credits

40.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Contact Information

Law Enforcement and Security Training

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788

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