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Ground Engagement & Defensive Tactics 3-Day Course for Law Enforcement in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

ISR Matrix – Ground Engagement & Defensive Tactics
An Introduction to the Horizontal Core: 3-day / 24-hour Course
DATES: July 25, 26 & 27, 2022

Designed to introduce Law Enforcement to subject control concepts and strategies while engaged, entangled and grounded. Officers will be taught legally and morally defensible defensive tactics that can escalate or de-escalate as required while awarding them the most efficient and readily available tactics to do so.

Open to Departments interested in pursuing a Law Enforcement centered and specifically designed approach to grounded encounters, control and arrest that integrates a specific curriculum, training methodology and proven track record are certain to benefit.

Instructor: Luis Gutierrez

Monday, July 25th – 8am to 4:30pm
Tuesday, July 26th – 8am to 4:30pm
Wednesday, July 27th – 8am to 4:30pm

Participants will train and learn:
Training Protocols & Safety Measures
Positional Dominance Tactics & Strategy
Control Tactics & Strategy
Escape Tactics & Strategy
Recovery Tactics & Strategy
Retention Tactics & Strategy
Review, Q&A for Information Retention

Training Location
ISR Matrix Headquarters
2890 West State Road 84, Suite 113
Dania Beach, FL 33312

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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.

Meal breaks
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.

Medical Declaration & Training Waiver
Participants will be required to complete a medical declaration/injury form and liability waiver prior to commencement of training.


MAILING ADDRESS: ISR MATRIX P.O. BOX 841023 Pembroke Pines, FL 33084

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