C.T.A.C – Civilian Training in Applied Combatives


C.T.A.C. is a comprehensive training curriculum designed to help you gain the confidence to live fearlessly.

  • C.T.A.C. 1:  Sat. August 26th, 2023 – 9:30 am-2:30 pm
  • C.T.A.C. 2:  Sat. October 28th, 2023 – 9:30 am-2:30 pm
  • C.T.A.C. 2:  Sat. December 30th, 2023 – 9:30 am-2:30 pm

This course was created to help you make better decisions more quickly, and take decisive action when a safe escape from a threat is not an immediate option. 


Building your Foundation and Threat Response Action Plan (TRAP).

  • How to ingrain skills to subconscious mastery for recall under stress through the power of Play.
  • Firearms function, takedown, holsters, belts, lights and gear – (IFAK, blades, pens, EDC)
  • Integrating a holster – 5 stages of draw and 3 ranges of presentation and retention.  
  • Shooting from behind cover,  Shooting from positions (seated, ground, on back, sides)
  • Going to the ground and getting up (how to Fall and how to get up with weapons)
  • Low Light decision making and considerations for crowded environments.

Personal Protection Principles:

  • Balance – keep yours, take theirs.   
  • Movement – if you are not moving, you should be.
  • “Control the Head, Dominate the Throat”
  • Anatomy – How we strike, and where we attack vulnerabilities that create an injury.
  • The violence of Action and overwhelming forward pressure principle. 
  • Managing your body alarm response (BAR) using the physiological sigh, experience, and exposures.
  • Mindset – The Prey-to-Predator Switch for surviving an attack.


  • Carjacking Prevention and Defense
  • Defending your Home