Counter Ambush Skills & Tactics (CAST - Rochester - 6/19)

Thursday June 6

Rochester Police Department

Sippican Rod & Gun Club 215 Dexter Lane, Rochester, MA 02770


Counter Ambush Skills & Tactics (CAST) ABSTRACT This advanced fast-paced, dynamic & highly interactive two-day course specifically designed for the officer on the street who requires an enhanced knowledge of skills and tactics to mitigate an ambush assault situations.

It provides in detail aspects of the ambush assault, situation & confrontation awareness, combining relevant skills and tactics. Additionally, this course is designed to provide a solid understanding of dynamic movement, team/individual tactics, vehicle-based tactics, and force application.

Why does this matter?

Students will also learn acceptable and legally defendable methods of subject control, use of force, and weapons manipulation. Practical application exercises are combined with stimulus/response conditioning principals and the development of a winning mindset. Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training.

Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering. PREREQUISITES Currently, this course is restricted to law enforcement, military and security personnel ONLY.

Individuals who are involved in the training of law enforcement, military and security personnel are eligible to attend This IS NOT a basic shooting program, students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific program may be removed from training.

But there is a catch:

Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering. OVERVIEW Mindset Development (Train to Win™) Tactical weapons handling and safety Anatomy of an ambush Officer & Assailant profiles Types of ambushes Simulation-based training Unconventional shooting position techniques Techniques in stimulus/response training Multiple shot/threat engagement techniques Close quarters techniques Movement techniques Cover and concealment Vehicle-borne techniques Individual & two-man team tactics Communication skills EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS Handgun with Min.of three magazines (REQUIRED) 800 rounds of ammunition for handgun Eye protection Hearing protection Ball cap or other billed cap Gloves (recommended, not required) Knee pads (recommended, not required) Elbow pads (recommended, not required) Leather/nylon gear for handgun Cold and/or wet weather clothing (if applicable) Water.

Rochester Police Department

Sippican Rod & Gun Club 215 Dexter Lane, Rochester, MA 02770