SPEAR System: Instructor Certification
September 27 - September 30, 2021
Grand Prairie, TX
"This course gave me a great amount of confidence and I feel it will make me a better, safer police officer. I will be training my entire department in the next few months with this system."-William Sheehan, Penobscot County Sheriff's Office
This course is open to all law enforcement, military, and first responders. WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Defensive Tactics Trainers - Patrol - SWAT - Undercover - Corrections - Gang Units - Court Services - Detectives - Jail/Detention staff - Parole/Probation - Paramedics -Anyone who will be within arms reach of a potentially violent person will benefit from this course.
SPEAR Level 1 is carefully designed to help officers and their agencies handle the problems they face in today's highly charged environment. Our program's focus is to make officers and the agencies they serve safer from the call through the courtroom.
By integrating simple, safe, natural biomechanics, SPEAR System graduates are safer sooner. Participants will learn a defensive tactics system based on how humans move and react to danger. The SPEAR System has a unique capability that enhances the safety of both the officer and the subject. This reduces everyone's liability.
Completing this course will:
*If you are attending as a trainer, this program will teach you how to introduce a full SOP / ROE into your agency’s ‘Use of Force’ model covering the development of pre-assault awareness, Startle/Flinch Conversion Theory, Counter Ambush Policy Development, Close Quarter Tactics, scenario/drill development and much more.
The SPEAR SYSTEM® is based on behavioral science, it's movement and principlesare governed by physiology, physics, and psychology, making our system the easiest to learn,
and safest to apply. It is the only DT program vetted by doctors from 3 continents.
*If you need a more detailed overview of the program please email us from your government email address.
The SPEAR SYSTEM® is the world’s first and only behaviorally-based close quarter defensive tactics & personal defense program. It was developed by Tony Blauer over the course of 3 decades studying real violence.
For over 25 years, the SPEAR SYSTEM® has been integrated by law enforcement & military professionals around the world. It is street and battle proven and has been validated by professionals in the medical community on three separate continents. Our program has been integrated into law enforcement training at local, state and federal levels around the world as well.
"You have to be able to protect yourself, regardless of who you are.
SPEAR is the only training that starts before the fight, but also carries through from beginning to end."-Brett Calhoun, Mashpee Police
*High Gear is not always used in the SPEAR Fundamentals course. We use it when there is gear at the host facility. If you own High Gear bring it to the course.
"This course is a crucial course to understand the fundamentals of pre-contact cues and skill development. The other thing that made a few lights go off for me was the cycle of behavior. This is something that can help us in multiple aspects of our lives. I have been able to incorporate some of the research and training to different areas within officer training including driving. Open minds and the great instructors made this one of the best foundational courses I have taken."-Wes Burnside, Calgary Police Service
"As a defensive tactics instructor, this course really makes you think about the real world application of taught techniques in that moment of unexpected violence. The theory behind the SPEAR system and how your body reacts to a sudden and unexpected stimulus is really interesting. The drills make you appreciate just how you can convert your bodies natural flinches into something tactical."-Richard Field, Hampshire Constabulary
Resources for Attendees, Graduates & Administrators.
A 5-year study in the UK explains how the SPEAR System Reduces Injuries to the Head by 41%.Email email@example.com from your government address and we will send you the study.
Medical Reviews of SPEAR System from USA, Canada & UK click here
‘Scientific Review of SPEAR’ click here
‘The Physiology of Survival’ click here
‘Scope of Technique’ click here
Testimonials from around the world click here
New to SPEAR? Click here.
Arrive at 7:30 for Check In
Available for United States residents only. Click here for more information.
*Tandem and group members can be from outside agencies.**The discount is only applicable if you register as a group.
What to Bring
Test Results and Certificates
Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport South4201 Reggis CtFort Worth, TX 76155
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
This course is open to all law enforcement, military, corrections and first responders. Verification is required, and if you are NOT active you will not be able to attend the training.
If you are paying with a purchase order, please submit your PO to firstname.lastname@example.org