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TEEX Defensive Tactics Course


Participants will learn basic self-defense tactics for all levels of resistance that can be used if attacked in the line of duty. Officers will be able to return to their agency and train personnel in these defensive tactics.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for TEEX Defensive Tactics Course #78035.

Course Completion Requirements

Physical participation is required, participant must be in good physical condition and able to complete the following:

  • Handcuffing techniques

  • Impact and stunning blows

  • Joint locks

  • Grounding techniques


  • Handcuffs

  • Duty gear

  • Baton


Participants should wear comfortable clothing for physical activity


  • Physiological Responses to Stress

  • Pain Compliance Techniques

  • Stances and Blocks

  • Impact and Stunning Blows

  • Handcuffing

  • Joint Locks and Grounding Techniques

  • Vascular Restraint

  • Baton Techniques

  • Weapon Retention and Disarming


Participants should be currently commissioned peace officers, licensed security officers or public safety trainers.

Education Credits

  • 8 CEUs

  • 8.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

  • Certificate of successful completion valid five years from date of completion.

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