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Shivworks/Larry Lindenman - Small Impact Weapon Skills


This Small Impact Weapon Skills seminar is designed for people looking for a tool based less than lethal response to criminal attack. This seminar follows a non-attribute based learning model presenting attendees with a methodology applicable to impact weapons and improvised impact weapons common in our everyday environments. A solid grounding in safety and fundamentals of defensive use of impact weapons are presented. A heavy emphasis is placed upon the student’s ability to access and deploy the impact weapon while under the stress of close range confrontation.

Topics/Modules of Instruction:

  • Safety Considerations

  • Justifiable Use of Force Overview

  • The impact weapon for Personal Protection

  • Impact weapon selection, Jacks and Saps overview

  • Carry, Presentation & In-Fight Access

  • Anatomical Targeting Priorities

  • Impact Methodologies

  • Countering Close Range Assaults

  • Close Range Applications

  • Managing Unknown Contacts

  • Clinching in a weapons based environment

Student Prerequisites

Attendees may be subject to moderate to greater than moderate contact. Be prepared.

Student Equipment List

An impact weapon is NOT required to attend this course. Various makes, models and designs from modern manufacturers of will be on display for those who may be deciding what impact weapon they would like to purchase. Training weapons will be provided.

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