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Escaping Unlawful Restraint

What happens if the unthinkable happens and you are taken captive?  You are not out of the fight.  Your best chance of escaping is in the early stages of captivity, but in order to do that you will need the knowledge and tools to get past the captor’s first line of defense.  This course covers the gear and the skills you will need to escape from physical restraints such as handcuffs, flex cuffs, zip ties, rope, tape, etc.  You will leave with a set of handcuffs and flex cuffs to practice with.


The course will cover the following topics: 

  • Common types of restraints

  • Commercially available escape tools

  • Creating your own escape tools

  • Tool placement and concealment

  • Handcuff shimming/picking

  • Escaping flex cuffs/zip ties

  • Escaping rope

  • Escaping tape

  • Basic padlock bypassing/decoding


Required Equipment:

  • Note-taking materials


Instructors: Darrell Walton, Karissa Walton


Pre-requisites: None


Cost: $125

Course dates coming soon!

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