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R3 301E Defensive Tactics ARCON Instructor

June 7, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Class Number: R3  301E

Description: Defensive Tactics Instructor

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.

100% Attendance is required for completion of this course.

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

  • 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.


Previously certified Instructors with endorsements issued prior to POST approving this curriculum as the Defensive Tactics training standard; completion of this course is a requirement to maintain your endorsement.

Attendance at this training does not guarantee Instructor certification and endorsement.  To obtain a POST certified instructor endorsement in this High Liability discipline additional training requirements must be met.  Please refer to the document link below.

Dates:      June 7 – 18, 2021

Time:       0800 – 1700

Credits:   80


College of Southern Idaho – Canyon Building
315 Falls Avenue
Twin Falls, Idaho

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

Master Instructor

Kim Orchard, Sun Valley PD


Rob Namer,  Idaho POST 

Register on-line  at the link below

Deadline:   June 3, 2021    Register early only 16 seats are available



  • 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


June 7, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Idaho POST


College of Southern Idaho
315 Falls Avenue
Twin Falls, ID 83303 United States
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Currently Registered (confirmed)

Austin Dupuis - Idaho Department of Fish and GameJim Stirling - Idaho Fish and GameScott Campbell - Jerome Police DepartmentJohnathan Beer - Idaho Department of Fish and GameRandall Buffalo - Twin Falls County Sheriff
Nathan Woods - Idaho Fish and GameMatthew Spencer - Jerome County Sheriff\`s OfficeBrian Lacey - Idaho State PoliceNick Noll - Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Registrations are closed for this event

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