|Police Performance Training
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Weight Training for Police (4 or 8 hours)
This course is ideal for police officers who lift weights or police fitness instructors
who instruct weight training for their departments or agencies. Many officers
perform exercises that have little or no impact on job related performance and
increase the risk for severe injury. This course will educate officers about weight
room safety and correct exercise technique to minimize training injuries and
maximize police performance.
In-depth discussions and practical demonstrations of weight lifting techniques and
program design to improve police specific performance will be addressed.
Program and exercise modifications based on gender, age, activity levels and
past injuries are addressed in this course. Methods taught will help to reduce
injuries that are common to the profession, such as those to the rotator cuff, knees
and lower back, and improve police performance on the street
|PKCO is now a Cooper Institute Elite Program Provider!
Tactical Police Performance Instructor (24 hours)
The TPPI course is certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and
Standards Board and has been determined to qualify for P.O.S.T. (continuing or
proficiency) training credit in several states!
In this three day instructor course, officers will learn how to improve power, strength,
flexibility, endurance, speed, agility, and movement skills for the everyday tasks of law
enforcement, as well as for critical street confrontations and tactical operations. The
latest cutting edge science and strategies to improve the physical preparedness of all
officers from patrol to the tactical operator will be addressed. This course is tailored to
the police trainer who wants to learn how to perform and instruct other officers in these
methods. Movements will be analyzed and instructional aids available in order for
officers to return and adapt these practices as part of their department’s or academy’s
existing training programs. This course is very popular with police fitness and
defensive tactics instructors and fulfills all the requirements (worth 30 contact hours)
for renewal of the Cooper Institute Law Enforcement Fitness Specialist certification!
Develops lower body agility and
lateral movement skills while
also training arm stability to
maintain focus on a target
Injury Prevention for Police (4 or 8 hours)
Many officers are getting injured in the performance of their duties and
during tactical training. The financial drain on departments and the quality
of life issues for officers are serious. This course will assist departments
and agencies in reducing injuries that occur as a result of personal,
professional, and training endeavors. This course will educate law
enforcement officers and trainers of the common causes of police related
injuries and provide practical remedies to help prevent and identify
potential for injury. The Injury Prevention for Police Course is highly
recommended for all officers including defensive tactics, fitness, firearms,
and police use of force trainers.
Improves hip flexibility and strength
through ranges of motion often
encountered in tactical law
Tactical Police Agility Practitioner (4 or 8 hours)
Defensive tactics and other types of tactical training are very
beneficial, but only if officers have the physical skills to effectively
use them. This course will educate law enforcement officers and
trainers on how to improve an officer’s speed, endurance, agility,
power, strength, flexibility, and movement skills. This will improve the
technical skills learned in tactical training and will raise any officer’s
effectiveness to higher levels on the street. Tactical specific fitness
drills and strategies to improve tactical preparedness will be
demonstrated and then performed by those attending. This course
is ideal for the patrol officer to SWAT team members and instructors
of defensive tactics, fitness, firearms and use of force.
Improves leg strength, trunk flexibility,
balance and arm stability
Specialized Fitness Training for Female Officers (4 or 8
hours)There are physiological and structural differences between the
genders that can affect performance on the street and in training. This course
addresses those differences and educates female officers on how to raise
their effectiveness to higher levels on the street and in everyday tasks.
Female specific fitness strategies to prevent injuries, improve tactical
abilities, and police performance are demonstrated and then performed by
those attending. This course is ideal for female officers and those who
instruct women in defensive tactics, fitness, and/or firearms.
Fitness for Baton & Shooting Skills Improvement
(4 or 8 hours)
Baton strikes need to be fast and powerful to insure compliance
so that resistance is brought to a prompt conclusion. Firearms,
when employed, rely on forearm strength, arm stability, and
quickness in order to improve shooting performance. In this
course, officers will learn how to apply the principles of kinesiology
to the development of skills in both areas. Tactical movement skills
including evasive maneuvers and improving shooting proficiency
while moving are addressed. This course is ideal for baton and
firearms instructors and will help improve performance and reduce
overuse injuries sustained during baton and firearms training.
Dynamic Police Workout (4 or 8 hours)
This course will introduce police officers and police fitness trainers to innovative
physical training methods that will increase officer fitness levels, enhance the
ability to perform job related physical skills and prevent injury. No equipment is
needed, and all exercises and routines can be modified and adapted to suit
different populations including less active or older officers, female officers, and
DT/tactical personnel. This course is very helpful for departments & agencies
wanting to offer department wide exercise programming to diverse populations.
This course is also a great tool for use in academy settings.
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your department or agency, click on “contact PKCO” above.
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Minimizes the risk for shoulder injury by: strengthening
the muscles of the rotator cuff and posterior deltoid.
Benefits of performing this exercise include the ability
to safely and efficiently: ride in the cruiser without
shoulder pain, perform multiple strikes with a baton,
and hold a heavy firearm.
Injury Prevention for Defensive Tactics Instructors (8 hours)
Many officers are getting injured during defensive tactics training. In an effort to limit
liability and workman’s compensation claims, some agencies and departments are
eliminating DT training altogether. Eliminating DT training is not the answer. This course
will educate DT instructors on the most up to date strategies to reduce injuries. Instructors
will gain valuable insight and learn practical tools to identify and prevent the most common
injuries that occur as a result of DT training. Instructors will also learn how to improve
student performance through a greater understanding of the specific physical needs of law
enforcement officers. DT specific fitness exercises and drills will be demonstrated and
then performed by those attending. The Injury Prevention for Defensive Tactics Instructors
Course is highly recommended for defensive tactics and police martial arts trainers and
will help enhance skills no matter what style of DT or martial arts system is utilized.
Specialized Fitness Training for SWAT Officers (8 hours)
Tactical team members need to have specific physical skills to effectively
and safely carry out their duties (missions). This course will educate
tactical team members and tactical trainers on how to improve tactical
specific fitness levels. Improving tactical specific fitness will improve
physical abilities and the performance of technical skills learned in
training. Tactical movement skills
including evasive maneuvers and improving shooting proficiency while
moving are addressed. Tactical specific fitness drills and strategies to
improve tactical preparedness will be demonstrated and then performed
by those attending. This course is ideal for members of SWAT teams,
Crisis Response Teams and instructors who develop physical training
programs for tactical teams.
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