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Sat, Mar 19


Tip Of Spear Inc

Defensive Tactics (PPCT): March 19th - 20th, 2022. Sat-Sun

This course teaches the dynamics of arrest and control, with handcuffing and includes certification or recertification options.

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Defensive Tactics (PPCT): March 19th - 20th, 2022.  Sat-Sun
Defensive Tactics (PPCT): March 19th - 20th, 2022.  Sat-Sun

Time & Location

Mar 19, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – Mar 20, 2022, 4:30 p.m.

Tip Of Spear Inc, 11217 149 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5M 1W6, Canada

About the event

The Defensive Tactics course from Human Factors Research Group (HFRG) (formerly known as Pressure Point Control Tactics, or PPCT) is required by most employers before staff is permitted to handle handcuffs, and teaches the mechanics of arrest and control. There are 2 options for this course:

1. Handcuffing certification - Saturday to Sunday

2. Handcuffing recertification - Sunday

If you would like your own copy of the manual, you may purchase one here under Tickets. Otherwise you may borrow one for the duration of the class.


Course Day-of Requirements:

  1. Clean INDOOR Running Shoes / Water Bottle / Snacks.
  2. Hygiene Expectations for Physical Training. 
  3. Optional - Pen / notepad / Duty Belt-Handcuffs, flashlight, non-cut gloves, Handcuff Key. Physical training clothing. (NO STEEL TOE BOOTS).


  • DT:Handcuff Cert

    This class certifies you for the first time to handle handcuffs. 16 hours / 2 day, on Saturday and Sunday. Price is $199 + GST.

    Tax: +$9.95 GST
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  • DT:Handcuff Recert

    This class recertifies you to handle handcuffs. 8 hours / 1 day, on Sunday. Price is $99 + GST.

    Tax: +$4.95 GST
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  • Course Manual

    If you would like to purchase a copy of the course manual to take home. Otherwise there are manuals available to borrow during the training.

    Tax: +$3.75 GST
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