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- PRESS RELEASE MITAGS-PMI Expands Capabilities on their East and West Coast Campuses.
- MITAGS-PMI STCW Revalidation / Refresher and Upgrade Courses Available Now
- MITAGS-PMI Fremont Merger
- MITAGS-PMI'S NSAP is the 2017 Winner of the Plimsoll Award for Outstanding Service
- SOCP 2017 Fall Meeting October 31st to November 1st at MITAGS
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"Real-world realistic scenarios and very useful skill for handling danger situations. All instructors did an excellent job, bringing a wealth of real-world experience to the classroom. Extraordinarly good course. Thank you." - S. McGeough
Practical Defense Tactics (SEC-APPS)
The goal of this 35 hour course (formerly known as Practical Security Applications) is to provide the attendee with a knowledge and understanding of personal self defense skills, such as verbal and non-verbal de-escalation techniques, survivor mindset strategies, both defensive and offensive responses based on the body's natural reaction to an unanticipated violent event. The attendee will be provided the knowledge and the skills necessary to safely handle security situation that may include conflict. This course will equip students with the skills needed to safely manage these situations until security forces or law enforcement personnel arrive.
Prerequisites- All attendees must have a current TWIC card and they must meet the federal entrance requirements including no felony convictions, crimes of domestic violence on their record, or treatment for a psychiatric condition with medication.
Suggested Courses/Skills- None.
What You Will Learn
This is a hands on course designed to equip the mariner or pilot with the skills needed to safely manage a shipboard security incident. Some of the highlights of the course include:
What You Should Bring
It is highly suggested that appropriate outwear is brought for the day and expected weather conditions at the small arms range and for the practical exercises during which attendees maybe getting into or out of various face down positions.
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