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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision | Evaluated Learning Experience

Train-The-Trainer - Unarmed Defensive Tactics Tactics (also known as Defensive Tactics Instructor Development Course or Defensive Tactics – Trainer Preparation)

120 hours (3 weeks).
New York State Department of Correctional Services Training Academy, 1134 New Scotland Road, Albany, NY.
December 1993 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to deliver instruction in the specialized area of unarmed defensive tactics.


This course builds on the Train-The-Trainer course. Participants develop individual lesson plans and evaluation materials and deliver presentations on the specialized content. Major topics include: overview of physical training; pressure points; come-alongs; tactical handcuffing; and various frontal and rear escape techniques.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours as an applied professional course in Criminal Justice (12/98) (7/05 revalidation) (11/10 revalidation) (7/15 revalidation) (7/21 revalidation).