Paramedic Self-Defence- 1 Day Seminar

Physical assault is a reality in EMS. By the nature of your job, you are put in positions that increase the risk of violence. Paramedic Self-Defence is a six hour course that addresses straightforward and simple self-defence theory, practical tips and techniques aimed at escaping violent situations and increasing your safety.

Topical Outline:

Day 1: Theory and Practice

  1. Introduction: Potential for Violence, Group Survey
  2. Overview
  3. Threat Assessment
  4. Situational Awareness
  5. Situational Distancing
  6. Body Language of Violence
  7. Physical Defense: Escaping Threat
    • Partner Assistance
    • Stance and Posture
    • Escape Techniques: Blocking and Release from Holds
    • Restraining Techniques
    • Ground Escapes
    • Defensive Striking Techniques: Context: Escape Threat
  8. Discussion Topics
    • Canadian Law and Self-Defence
    • Documentation and Reporting
    • Emotional Aftermath of Assault

Course Time: 6 hours
Timing: 9:00 ~ Noon, 1:00 ~ 4:00, 1 hour lunch, 2 x 10 minute breaks

To contract Robin to teach this course at your facility, click here to contact him.