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Progressive Folding Knife (PFK)


January 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm



Course Overview

Progressive Folding Knife (PFK) is for the knife owner, law enforcement officer, executive protection specialist, or military operator who carries a folding knife as an everyday tool and last resort personal defense aid. PFK is a progressive introduction to safety and fundamentals of folding knife selection, carry, access, deployment, and manipulation under the stress of close-range assault.


Training topics include but are not limited to:

  • Legal Considerations – Understand the laws associated with carrying a folding knife and the application of force.
  • Folding Knife Safety  – Best safe carry and manipulation practices.
  • Folding Knife for Personal Defense – How you look at personal safety and security impacts your ability to avoid, stop or escape a bad situation.
  • Folding Knife Selection – Selecting the right folder for you so you can depend on it during a lethal force encounter,
  • Carry Positions – Where you carry the folding knife matters when and if necessary.
  • In-Fight Access – Gain the skill to access the folding knife under assault.
  • Blade Deployment – Specific methods for deploying your blade with one hand or two and why!
  • Countering Grabs & Chokes – Applications to get them off of you and keep them away.
  • Countering Close-Range Assault – Applications to counter deadly force assaults.


Enrollment: Open to qualified citizens, law enforcement, security personnel, Department of Defense, and government agencies/contractors.


Prerequisites: None

Venue Details

Progressive FORCE Concepts – Headquarters
Phone: 702-647-1126
Location: 2960 E. Sunset Road, Suite 125
Las Vegas,Nevada89120

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Upon registration complete the following form(s) and submit prior to day one of training: Student Info and Release Of Liability PFC Recommended Hotel Guide

Student Equipment

Casual attire
Clear eye protection
Folding Knife Simulator, Blue Gun or Red Gun (optional/if desired)
Water/Hydration and snacks (if desired)
Mouth piece and groin protection (if desired)
*Please note- attendees may be subject to mild-moderate impact during drills and training evolutions. 


Short breaks will be taken throughout this class to hydrate and snack. No lunch break will be taken.

Suggested Lodging

Hampton Inn: 702-647-8000

La Quinta: 702-492-8900