About the PKC Civilian Classes
The Gompa, our civilian martial arts training center will be offering a PKC class for the general public on Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is a three-month program with three separate training tracks. Each track (course) is independent of the other tracks. Our programs are designed with quality of instruction and safety in mind. These civilian programs are state of the art practical methods not sport martial arts. Students may take any course in or out of sequence.

Applicant Entry Requirements.
Any and all non-law enforcement individuals applying for PKC training must submit to a thorough background check by the ARMLETI office before acceptance. American Rangers reserves the right to restrict training to any individual with a history of illegal drug, alcohol abuse or assault.

The American Rangers require each applicant's full legal name, current address, telephone number, drivers' license number and social security numbers. These must be submitted two weeks prior to training. Failure to supply this information may result in rejection of the students' application for training.

Part one: TIP - Tactical Impact Principles of Defense - Three months.
Teaches the basics of hand to hand combat as related to striking and kicking.
a. Neutralize strikes and kicks.
b. Correct methods of striking with the fist, palm, elbow and shoulders.
c. Correct methods of striking with the knees and feet.
d. Pressure points for defense. How to strike points for maximum effect.

Part two: EAV - Escape and Evasion - Three months.
Tactical combat defense based on releasing and applying holds grabs and locks. Teaches the basics of Chinese Qinna (Seize and lock arts)
a. Escape from grabs to arms, body, legs, neck.
b. Locking joints for pain compliance.
c. Turning an attack into a counter lock.
d. Neurological controls. The art of applying pressure to points creating pain.

Part three: TAP Takedown and Projection - Three months.
Tactical combat defense based on projecting or throwing an opponent. Teaches the basics of Chinese and Tibetan Shuaijiao (Wrestling).
a. Concepts of projection for defense.
b. Use of the legs for tripping and throwing.
c. Use of the torso for throwing.
d. Applying EAV to throws and projections.
e. Pressure points for pain compliance.
f. Impact weapons defensive tactics.

PKC is a physically demanding course that involves varying levels of physical contact. Students are expected to be reasonably fit. Each student will pay for the entire course and is responsible for attending classes, home practice and study.

No one under 18 will be admitted.
Men and Women can participate in PKC.
We custom tailor training to fit individual body type.


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