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L.O.C.K.U.P. ® Police Ground Fighting Instructor Training

West Hartford CT Police Department
L.O.C.K.U.P. ® Police Ground Fighting Instructor Training

May 23—27, 2016

Congratulations officers from CT, MD and Switzerland for successfully completing the LOCKUP 5 Day Ground Fighting Instructor course hosted by West Hartford CT PD.

What the students had to say:
This class surpassed by overall expectations.
This course should be taught to all officers!
Excellent course, great incorporation of police specific scenarios.
Detective Magao and his team did an awesome job teaching relevant and useful techniques. Everyone was professional and knowledgeable.
Very detailed and police specific.
The LOCKUP position will enable me to improve my every day duties.
Course had perfect mix of hands-on and slide presentations.
Very focused on actual real use of police situation applied to police combatives.
This training was excellent!
A quality program wealth of valuable training that is crucial for any law enforcement officer survival
Outstanding cadre with a wealth of talent and experience.
It not only will help me us assist our safety and survival instructor program, I will start training regularly.
All instructors were great ! Det. Magao is an excellent instructor one of the best I have seen!

The L.O.C.K.U.P.® Police Ground Fighting is an in-depth presentation of police ground fighting arrest and control techniques that develop a solid foundation of law enforcement ground combatives. With a high estimated amount of fighting engagements going to the ground to secure a suspect law enforcement must be prepared to use tactics and strategies specifically focused on ground fighting tactics designed for law enforcement engagements, not sport orientated responses. L.O.C.K.U.P. ® orientation provides the base of the system with the course specifically focusing on grounded engagements.

Topics Include:
The L.O.C.K.U.P. ® Police Combat System
Environmental and Situational Awareness
Integration of standing arrest and control tactics
Understand the limitations of grounded combat
Multiple officers coordinated control tactics
Mount, Guard and Side Control Platforms
Police Ground Fighting vs. Sport Grappling
Counter Offense from the Guard Position
Counter Offense from the Mounted Position
Maintaining and Escaping the Side –Control
Submission Holds to Handcuffing positions
Weapon Retention from a Grounded Position
Instructor methodologies and concepts
Plus much more…


POSTC Credits Approved
BDU Style Pants · Boots with ankle support· Body Armor · Groin protection
Full duty belt · Red Gun · No shorts allowed officers wear gear!

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West Hartford CT Police Department
103 Raymond Rd. West Harford CT 06107
Officer Rob Riccobon #296 Training Division
(860) 523-2091

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