Side-Handle Baton/PR-24 Instructor # 2072
Side-Handle Baton Instructor is a 24-Hour class is designed to promote safe and efficacious use of the PR-24/ side-handle baton. The participant will learn and understand the situations that allow for the use of the PR-24/ side-handle baton, the components of PR-24/ side-handle baton use including psychomotor skills involved in PR-24/ side-handle baton application, proper means of instruction and testing, and theoretical background in order to develop agency specific programs. Additionally the Participant will be aware of the probable medical implications associated with these techniques and review the physiology of a confrontation, biomechanical principles of PR-24/ side-handle baton tactics and how they relate to instruction and force-systems implementation. (This information is now included in the Impact Weapons Instructor course - 2073)
The areas specifically covered are:
• Baton Nomenclature
This course has a prerequisite of Defensive Tactics Instructor courses 2076.
Recertification course 2172, should be attended within 3 years of last certification.
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***Is this class full or not available???? Please complete the Course Interest Survey. Please Note: This is not a waiting list. You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled. At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.
Revised March 2016