Curriculum

The JET Instructor Series provides the highest levels of instructor skill development, knowledge, acquisition and training effectiveness. Prerequisite core courses must be completed before taking elective courses. Re-certifications are annual.

Core Courses

JET-IS Arrest Control
Course length: 5 days (40 hrs). Comprehensive instruction in arrest control techniques, principles and teaching methodology; including approach, handcuffing, standing controls, takedowns, egress, escorting, and weapon retention. Successful completion provides certification as JET Arrest Control Instructor.

JET-IS Self Defense
Course length: 5 days (40 hrs). Comprehensive instruction in self-defense techniques, principles and teaching methodology; including defense against strikes, kicks, grabs, chokes, tackles, etc. Successful completion provides certification as JET Self-Defense Instructor.

Elective Courses

JET-IS Weapon Defense
Course length: 5 days (40 hrs)
Prerequisite: JET Core courses
Provides JET WD Instructor certification and comprehensive instruction in officer weapon defense principles, techniques, and teaching methodology. Includes close-in defense-takeaways against handguns, knives, blunt objects, bats/sticks, and long-guns.

JET‐IS Ground Tactics
Course length: 5 days (40 hrs)
Prerequisite: JET Core courses
Provides JET GT Instructor certification and comprehensive instruction in ground fighting
techniques, principles, and teaching methodology.

JET-IS Striking Tactics
Course length: 2 days (14 hrs)
Prerequisite: JET Core courses
Provides JET ST Instructor certification and comprehensive instruction in performing effective
strikes, principles, and teaching methodology.

JET-IS Baton Tactics
Course length: 5 days (40 hrs)
Prerequisite: JET Core courses
Provides JET BT Instructor certification and comprehensive instruction in baton techniques,
principles, and teaching methodology.

JET-IS Advanced Arrest Control
Course length: 5 days (40hrs)
Prerequisite: JET Core courses
Provides JET Advanced AC Instructor certification and comprehensive instruction in advanced
arrest control techniques and principles, teaching methodology.

JET-IS Advanced Self‐Defense
Course length: 5 days (40 hrs)
Prerequisite: JET Core courses
Provides JET Advanced SD Instructor certification and comprehensive instruction in advanced
self-defense techniques and principles, teaching methodology.

JET-IS Arrest Control & Self-Defense Re-certification Course 
Course length: 5 days (40 hrs)
Prerequisite: JET Core courses
Provides JET Instructor re-certification in both JET-OS Arrest Control and JET-OS Self-Defense
with comprehensive instruction in techniques, principles, and teaching methodology.