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Academy of Protective Studies: Protective Physical Defense (PPD) – Fredericksburg, VA


May 7, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Overview

Protective Physical Defense is a one-day course providing agents with proven de-escalation skills and strategies and physical defensive skills to handle worse case protective scenarios. Students will learn both individual and team-based tactics as they apply to third-person/principal defense. Training includes Modern Use-Of-Force Doctrine, Physical Defense in Protective Operations, Executive Protection Situational Awareness, Verbal Skills & Confrontation Management, Code 4 Concepts Control Tactics.


Enrollment: Open to active security professionals, law enforcement, Department of Defense, government agencies, eligible government contractors, and approved civilians with a security industry affiliation.


Pre-requisite: Approved prior commercial or occupational handgun training.


Course Fee: $275/per student


All applicants must be approved to register:

Please submit a Restricted Program Approval Request.

A course registration link will be sent upon approval.