Vertical Core – Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement Course in Fort Lauderdale, Florida – June 2023
ISR MATRIX Vertical Core – 5 Day / 40 Course for Law Enforcement – JUNE 5-9, 2023 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Instructors: Luis Gutierrez & Keith Wadsworth
Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics and Subject Control while on your feet. Morally and legally defensible, time tried and tested; the original and most vetted training and performance approach to LEO DT training in the industry and profession since 1999.
Vertical Core is the Instructor course we recommend to start with for those brand new to our system.
Training protocols and safety
Interview platforms to maintain officer safety and be able to safely engage when needed
Positional dominance tactics and strategy
Control and arrest tactics
Takedown Elements & Strategy
Apprehension Team tactics
Our foundational firearm retention tactics
Review, Teach Backs, Q&A for Information Retention and more
Dates: Monday through Friday, June 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2023
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ISR Matrix Headquarters
2890 West State Road 84 Ste 113
Dania Beach, FL 33312
The course will involve light to moderate contact and consistent physical activity. That said, we will work within your capabilities and limitations to best achieve your training and learning goals.
There will be several short meal breaks per day. Water breaks and rest breaks throughout the training sessions will be dependent on individual and group fitness levels and physical exertion.
Video and Photography
Video and photography is not permitted due to the personal security requirements of some participants. There may be exceptions made for short periods of time during certain components of the program with the consent of all course participants and instructors.
Recommended Equipment / Gear list
* Duty Belt & Red Gun
*Comfortable training clothing. BDUs, t-shirts, cargo shorts, are all common.
*Disposable long sleeve t-shirt or BDU Jacket or martial arts jacket (gi) for grip and attachment work.
*Mouth guard & 14-16 OZ Boxing Gloves (no lightweight MMA gloves).
*Ample water bottles, training towels, several spare t-shirts (due to sweat). Fluids not allowed directly on mat.
*Wresting shoes or soft sole shoes that will not damage mats. Please only wear them in training area. Bring an extra pair of shoes to use before and after training.
*Small personal first aid kit containing tissues, band aids and antiseptic lotion to treat minor scratches.
*Sufficient snacks and hydrating fluids to last each day
**NO firearms, ammunition, knives, batons, OC or TASER unless by prior approval of course instructor.
While not essential, it is highly suggested that Participants read some of the articles, reviews and interviews related to ISR Matrix in order to become familiar with the terminology and training methods. The numerous videos and training footage available on our website and on line via YouTube will also bring some insight into the training experience all participants working with the ISR Matrix go through.
Evaluations & Promotions
Certification for competent training hours will be issued for those who successfully complete their training. Please note that a specific set minimum of competent training hours is required to be eligible for testing as an ISR Matrix Subject Control Instructor. Those with the required experience level and time training will be awarded their Subject Control Instructorship Certification.
Medical Declaration & Training Waiver
Participants will be required to complete a medical declaration/injury form and liability waiver prior to commencement of training.
ISR MATRIX P.O. BOX 841023 Pembroke Pines, FL 33084