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R2 301E Defensive Tactics ARCON Instructor

August 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Class Number:   R2   301E


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:  August 17 – 28, 2020

Time:    0800 – 1700

Credits:   80 hours


Boise Police Department
333 Mark Stall Drive
Boise, Idaho


Cost:    $600.00             Payable to Idaho POST

                   (Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  August 10, 2020

Master Instructor     Bryce Martin, Nampa PD

Instructors:                 Frank Finney, POST Contractor
Others to be Determined

Registration Details: on-line

Remarks:  The training venue requires that the class size be limited to 20 students maximum.  Students with a current or previous Defensive Tactics  endorsement that require completion of the curriculum update will be given a 50% discount waiver.


August 17, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Idaho POST


Boise Police Department
333 N. Mark Stall Pl.
Boise, ID 83704 United States
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Ashton Stark - Fruitland Police DepartmentRhesah Yarbrough - IDOCDrax Delfico - Idaho department of correctionsMatthew Pond - Weiser Police DepartmentMichael Cuevas - IDOCDesmond Hooks - BPDJoe Andreoli - BPD
Zachary Godsill - IDOCShelby Wilson - Canyon County Misdemeanor ProbationRobert Reynolds - IDOCMatthew Holmes - Weiser Police DepartmentKristyn Neville - Boise PDSamuel Lang - Nampa Police DepartmentMatthew Hudson - BPD

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