Critical Incident Combatives (C.I.C.) is born of a cooperative effort among instructors of various self-defense systems with the sole goal to bring you, the student, a comprehensive training program for personal protection. Our program does not focus on tactics alone but aims to develop the proper mindset to empower the student to manage fear and apply the skills learned in the event of a threat.
Here are some of the topics and drills we will find in this course:
What & when is real violence?
Counter-Ambush Training Principles
Process Predator Vs. Resource Predator
Awareness – Awareness Vs Paranoia – The power of Intuition
AVOID: the confrontation when possible.
DECREASE: the intensity of the confrontation if you can’t avoid it.
Understand the interview process & protocol – Non Violent Posture/ The Fence – Verbal Defusing, Choice Speech
Intro To Natural Tool Awareness & Development – CWCT: Closest Weapon, Closest Target – Self Defense Tools – Improvised Weapons
FEAR MANAGEMENT & MINDSET DEVELOPMENT:
Psychological vs. Biological fear – Intimidation / Self-Intimidation – Personal Directive – Consent: personal/professional – Emotional Triggers
DEMYSTIFICATION OF THE CLOSE QUARTER AGGRESSION
Primary Initiation Attacks – Pre-contact indicators – The startle flinch response – Outside 90̊ principle & The S.P.E.A.R. Tactic
Scenarios and Force on Force Drills