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SouthNarc/ShivWorks ECQC - April 29 - May 1, 2011- Pittsburgh, PA

SouthNarc/ShivWorks Extreme Close Quarter Concepts - April 29 - May 1, 2011 - Pittsburgh, PA

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“SouthNarc” is the on-line pseudonym for the assistant commander of a multi-agency drug unit located in the southern United States. SouthNarc is also the commander of his agency’s SWAT team. SouthNarc has been a full-time police officer since 1990 and has held line assignments in corrections, patrol, narcotics, investigations, and for the past seven years has been a narcotics group supervisor. He was also the primary defensive tactics instructor at the Southern Regional Public Safety Institute from 1992-1999 and has personally trained over five thousand police officers at the academy level. SouthNarc has extensive operational experience in an undercover capacity which is reflected heavily in the Extreme Close Quarter Concepts coursework. SouthNarc has a thirty year background in Phillipine, Indonesian, Brazillian and Japanese martial arts and is a veteran of the U.S. Army. He has been conducting training in the private sector in the U.S. and abroad for the past 5 years.

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Grey Group Training:

Extreme Close Quarter Concepts (ECQC)

The ShivWorks Extreme Close Quarter Concepts (ECQC) course is a two and a half day (20 hours) block of instruction which focuses on a multi-disciplinary approach to building functional, combative handgun skills at zero to five feet. The course is designed to instill core concepts of seamless integration and provide the platform for aggressive problem solving during a life or death struggle. A heavy emphasis is placed upon commonality of body mechanics between skill sub-sets, which means that all combative software is reinforcing. Once the student’s skill sets are initially ingrained, the participant will be stress inoculated with force on force drills utilizing marking cartridges and protective equipment.

Instructor: "SouthNarc"

Class dates: April 29 - May 1, 2011

Cost: $450

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Class size: Maximum sixteen students

Topics covered include:

Day One (4 hours):
- Criminal Assault Paradigm
- Unequal Initiative Events
- Managing Unknown Contacts
- Practical Unarmed Combat

Day Two (8 hours):
- Introduction to the components of the Combative Drawstroke
- Building the #2 position in live-fire
- Firing throughout the horizontal line of presentation
- Off-hand fending positions
- Default position
- Basic empty hand blows
- Theory of in-fight weapon access
- Grounded basics

Day Three (8 hours):
- Challenging the potential attacker
- Preemptive weapon access
- Multiple attackers
- Negotiating the F.U.T.
- ECQ Handgun retention in holster
- ECQ handgun retention out of holster
- Handgun recovery
- Handgun striking

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Weapon & Gear Class Requirements:
- Reliable handgun
- Minimum two (2) magazines
- Quality holster and magazine pouches.
- 500 rounds of ammunition
- Heavy sweatshirt or soft body armor
- Mouthpiece and cup
- Seasonal weather gear
- Ballistic Eye protection
- Ear protection
- Weapon lubrication and cleaning supplies.
- Good attitude

***This class is not recommended for beginning shooters and prior documented firearms training requiring holster work or instructor approval is required. Students should be relatively fit as this is a contact class. Most of the latter half of each day will be spent utilizing marking cartridges and FIST helmets, to allow the students to gain confidence in applying their newly acquired skills against moving aggressive opponents.***

If you are interested in attending this class please use this link to the Grey Group Training sign-up page:

As our host this class is being held in partnership with Low Speed High Drag, LLC

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If you have any additional questions please feel free to contact me;
Paul A. Hotaling
Grey Group Training
Training Coordinator

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