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R2 301E Defensive Tactics ARCON Instructor Ada CSO Training

June 21, 2021

Class Number:   R2   301E

Description:  Defensive Tactics Instructor – ARCON curriculum

This is the new P.O.S.T. approved Defensive Tactics Instructor Course using the ARCON curriculum. This training course includes a test-in component, skill training, teach-back and a skills test-out component.

Attendees are expected to test out at 90% to pass this course. Upon completion of this course attendees should have the skills necessary to instruct others in the ARCON Defensive Tactics techniques.

Students accepted to attend this class must meet the following REQUIREMENTS prior to registration:

  • Hold a current IDAHO Basic certification
  • Completion of the Idaho POST Instructor Development class
  • Completion of a patrol based defensive tactics training or a AT/DT user course.

Not required but highly recommended:

  • Completion of the 2018-2019 POST Use of Force class (POST Academy updated training)
  • or the POST Human Performance class

Physical agility test-in requirements

Students unable to pass the physical agility test-in will not be allowed to continue in the class. A test in fee of $80.00 will be charged to their Agency.

100% Attendance is required for completion of this course.

Completion of this course is a requirement for the maintenance of a current Defensive Tactics endorsement or the issuance of a new Defensive Tactics endorsement.


  • Loose fitting tactical pants
  • GI pants
  • Short sleeve T-Shirt
  • Long Sleeve T-Shirt
  • (rash guard type also recommended)
  • Appropriate foot wear for use on wrestling mats
  • Face Masks and gloves

Dates:  June 21 – July 2, 2021

Time:    0800 – 1700

Credits:   80 hours


Ada CSO Training Complex
125 Taylor Avenue, Suite 600
Meridian, Idaho


Cost:    $600.00             Payable to Idaho POST
               (Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  June 16, 2021  register early class is limited to 16 students

Master Instructor    Josh Kindelberger, Ada CSO

Instructors:               Others to be determined

Registration: on-line  at the link below

Remarks:  class size is limited to 30 students maximum.  For additional information regarding the training facility contact Gina Marchwinski, Ada CSO Training Coordinator, at 208.577.3562 or



June 21, 2021
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Ada County Sherriff’s Training Center
125 Taylor Ave, Suite 600
Meridian, ID 83642 United States
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Larry Miles - Boise Police DepartmentLoren Hilliard - Boise Police DepartmentMatthew Servatius - Ada County Sheriff\`s OfficeCharles Hooks - Elmore County Detention Centerblane bobiner - Idaho department of correctionsadam kirk - Idaho department of correctionsArmando Ixta - Ada County Sheriff\`s Office
Chris Barawed - BPDMichae Lacroix - Valley County Sheriff OfficeJustice Cluff - MTCKameron Ross - Ada County Sheriff\`s Officemary Ankenbrandt - Idaho department of correctionsTaylor Wasdahl - Ada County Sheriff\`s OfficeTavita Messenger - Meridian Police Department

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