Human Factor Science-PPCT Use of Force System

Course Description

The Human Factor Science PPCT Use of Force System is the first subject control system developed through tactical, legal and medical research. Tactically, the system addresses the most common types of resistance officer’s encounter, allowing the instructor to maximize training on job related techniques. Legally, the System teaches a simple use of force continuum that clarifies the appropriate force level for every level of resistance. Medical research was conducted on every technique to refine technique efficiency and to ensure the medical implications were proportional to the level of resistance. 


Full Course Components

-Use of Force Human Factors

-HFS Control Principles

-HFS Tactical Handcuffing System

-Escort Position and Joint Lock Control

-Pressure Point Control Tactics

-Defensive Counterstrikes

-HFS Shoulder Pin Restraint System

-HFS Impact Weapon System

-HFS Weapon Retention and Disarming System


Academy Recruit

   Cost: $450   

   Duration: 40 hours


HFS-PPCT Tactical Handcuffing System

Course Description

This is a specialized course comprised of two components. The HFS-PPCT Tactical Handcuffing System and certification, which educates officers on the three types of subjects they will handcuff. Identifies the criteria used to determine if an officer can legitimately handcuff a subject and provides efficient methods to tactically handcuff cooperative and resistive subjects. It also provides all the basic knowledge and tactics an officer will require to control, de-escalate or lawfully and successfully make arrests; as well as defend against violent attacks. 


Course Components

-Use of Force Human Factors

-HFS Control Principles

-HFS Tactical Handcuffing System

-Escort Positions,  Joint Lock Control & Takedowns

-Basic Pressure Point Control Tactics

-Basic Defensive Counterstrikes

-Threat Assessment, De-escalation & Communication

-Non-Aggressive Postures & Transitional Sympathetic Responses

-Defensive Barriers System & Counter Assault Tactics


Academy Recruit 

Cost $190

Duration: 8-12 hours

*Semi-private bookings at request. 

Recognized by the Ministry of Corrections & Policing for L.E. & endorsement on P.I. & Security Licenses.

Edged & Impact Weapon Defence

Course Description

The 3RT Rapid Response Reads Tactics Edged and Impact Weapon Defence System is designed to meet the needs of professionals, as well as for personal defence when confronted by an edged or impact weapon assault and your unable to disengage or retrieve your own weapon. It is based upon a proven reality based effective and efficient; Intercept-Control-Evade philosophy that employs gross motor skills that are compatible with the affects of survival stress. It covers concepts of real weapon attacks; and reviews defence strategies for both threatening assaults and spontaneous assaults inside the reactionary gap.


Course Topics

-Threat Assessment

-De-escalation & Communication

-Non-Aggressive Postures & Transitional Sympathetic Responses

-Methods of Interception / Defensive Barriers

-Introduction to specialized training equipment

-Use of Force

-Edged & Impact Weapon Defensive Tactics


Basic Level

   Cost: $150 

   Duration: 8 hours 

Ground Avoidance & Defence

Course Description

This 3RT Rapid Response Reads Tactics course is designed to provide the essential knowledge and physical skills on how to avoid being taken to the ground during an altercation; as well as how to effectively escape, disengage or gain compliance of the subject if you are found in this position of disadvantage. Strategies and Tactics for both open and confined environments are examined to provide the understanding that anyone may succumb to an attack due to environmental conditions. Attendees will study the 6 most common ground positions and their potential dangers, and are taught how to escape and when necessary control from these 6 positions.


Course Topics

-Use of Force Human Factors

-Control Principles

-Ground Avoidance Ranges/Zones

-Tactical Get-ups



-Ground Escape & Defence


Basic Level

   Cost: $150

   Duration: 8 hours

Custom Training Courses & Seminars

Course Description

Custom Training Course & Seminar contents are confidential and designed to the requested needs of the client.


Custom Training Courses & Seminars

    Duration and cost will be determined upon client request


Private/Semi-Private Training Classes

Class Description

Private/Semi-Private Training Class content is provided at the students' request.


Private/Semi-private Classes

    Duration 1-4 hours

    Cost $100 / hour 










Training Location 

235 Venture Crescent, Saskatoon, SK 

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