Individual Protection Specialist 5-Day

About This Course

In today’s fast-paced and increasingly hazardous world, personal protection is in high demand. A Personal Protection Specialist is the individual who provides close protection from bodily harm to any person. Most Executive Protection training courses available provide instruction in full detail protection operations but the ACADEMI Individual Protection Specialist course breaks that mold by training personal protection specialists to work independently, without a full team, to protect the client. During the course, students will develop the experience, skills and confidence to work independently in a variety of situations. The training includes both live fire handgun and force-on-force marking-round scenarios developed from actual incidents in the protection field. Successful completion of the course will enable the Individual Protection Specialist to operate self-sufficiently, providing protection to a principal in a low to medium threat environment. The classroom study, extensive practical drills, and assigned work out of class will extend the training day beyond eight hours each day. The course is complemented by attending the ACADEMI Executive Survival Driving or Evasive Survival Driving course to incorporate protection driving skills. RCO Ref WO 17311

If students have previously taken a driving course you could be eligible to take only the firearms/tactics portion of the course (please contact our sales department for more information).

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Moyock, NC
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
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Course Details
  • Topics
    • Tactical driving (rams/pits/barricade/penetration/screens/low-light)
    • Concealed Firearms and Tactical Firearms
    • Movement with VIP
    • VIP Protocol and Dress
    • Low-profile Security and Tactics
    • Attack Recognition
    • Arrival and Departures
    • Cover and Evacuation (Live fire)
    • Shooting from a Vehicle, Static and Mobile
    • Principle Recovery and Evacuation (PRE)
    • Full-Mission Profile Exercises(Force-on-Force)
  • Gear
    • Quality handgun
    • Minimum three pistol magazines
    • Concealed holster and magazine holders (no cross-draw or appendix-carry holsters)
    • Hearing and eye protection for firearms training (clear wrap-around recommended)
    • Range appropriate clothing including a cover shirt concealing the handgun
    • Business casual clothing with cover shirt (day 5)
    • Flashlight with Flashlight holder
    • Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions including rain gear
    • A water bottle or other hydration system
  • Ammunition requirements
  • 700 Rounds Pistol Ammo

  • Skill prerequisites
    • Participants MUST arrive well-trained with a handgun in order to keep up with the shot progression and counter attack scenarios (ACADEMI Tactical Pistol I, Handgun II or equivalent training and experience).
    • Prior personal protection training or experience desired.
  • Lodging
  • Moyock location has lodging available on campus and off campus.

    Meals
    A variety of meal options can be purchased directly from our on-site dining facility for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    Gear Rentals
    Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.