Torvus Tactical:

Law Enforcement Training

Est: 2009

TORVUS TACTICAL is the training platform used to teach Law Enforcement professionals close quarter arrest and control applications. The program is specifically designed for: Police (Law Enforcement), Border Services (CBSA), Correctional Officers, Sheriffs, Military Personnel, By-Law, Police Reserves, and other first responders.

TORVUS TACTICAL has a specific curriculum aimed at teaching individuals real and applicable techniques to a variety of situations. If you are a current member of one of the mentioned groups or a police reserve looking to get employed by a police agency, our program is for you.

The core of our program is based on the worlds most versatile and proven martial art of Jiu Jitsu. The program was relaunched and redesigned in 2018 to fit Law Enforcements modern problems and situations.

Modus Operandi: Tactics and Operational Basics (Code MO:TOB)

  • Level 1: Beginner to Intermediate Training

  • Length: 4 Hours (20 capacity)

  • Next Offering: July 14 2019 1200 hrs to 1600 hrs

  • Cost: $40.00 per student (special introductory rate)

  • Topics Covered

    • pre-cursors to violent behavior

    • take-down applications

    • gaining positional dominance and keeping it

    • weapon retention: basic

    • joint locks and arrest pin introduction





Modus Operandi: Combative Ground Fighting (Code: MO:CFG)

  • Level 2: Intermediate to Advanced Training

  • Length: 4 hours (20 capacity)

  • Next Offering: TBA

  • Cost: $70.00 per student

  • Topics Covered

    • strikes, counters and mitigation of damage

    • understanding horizontal vs vertical arenas

    • submission locks

    • weapon retention: intermediate

    • chokes, strangulation and clothing as a weapon

    • reversals and sweeps

    • resistance reality training and grappling





Modus Operandi: Edged Weapon and Firearm   (Code: MO:EWF)

  • Level 3: Intermediate to Advanced Training

  • Length: 4 hours (20 capacity)

  • Next Offering: TBA

  • Cost: $70.00 per student

  • Topics Covered

    • understanding ranges with respect to weapons

    • edge weapon fighting

    • firearms when deployed in CQC

    • weapon retention: advanced

    • trapping, disarming, and counter measures

    • resistance application




* Students who wish to take level 2 and level 3 must first attend Level 1: Tactics and Operational Basics

Our courses were developed by Ari Knazan, an active police officer, use of force expert and 30 year veteran of martial arts including certifications in CJJU Level  and Level Two Teaching curriculum. Ari is also a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt and a 5th degree black belt in Japanese Jiu Jitsu. Prior to Ari's police service, he spent over 15 years in the private security field, authored two books (Headlocks and Haymakers and The Doorman's Credo) and developed a professional curriculum for nightclubs security called Vertias. Ari has trained with some of the foremost use of force experts

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