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Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB®) Basic - Day 2

During this optional second hands-on day of training, you will learn strategies to avoid physical harm and control aggressive behavior. In this session you will learn both Strategies for Controlling and Restraining Aggressive Behavior, including escorts and prone skills, and Strategies for Managing Physical Confrontations, including defense from various common assaults.

(Pre-requisite MOAB® Basic - Day 1 Course)

Course Outline

In-depth study of all components of the MOAB® Basic - Day 1 Course plus the topics listed below.

Strategies for Controlling and Restraining Aggressive Individuals

  • Introduction to Physical Control Skills

    • What will you gain from this course?

  • Safety Rules

    • Wearing of Jewelry, Pat Out, Practice, Etc.
  • Principles of Balance

    • Positioning your body
  • Principle of Movement

    • Forward shuffle
    • Rear shuffle

    • Lateral shuffle

  • Principle of Center

    • Strength of your Center Line

  • Non-Contact Escort

  • The Desensitizing Touch
    • Applying the desensitizing touch

  • Entering the Personal Zone

    • Passive Individuals
  • The Basic Escort

    • From Desensitizing Touch
  • Resistive Escort

    • Defense from Escort Position or Desensitizing Touch
    • Escape from Escort Position or Desensitizing Touch

  • Direct to Prone Skills

    • Straight Arm Technique
    • Bent Elbow Technique

    • Lateral Thigh Technique

  • Prone Position Control Skills

    • Horizontal Straight Arm Control
  • Disengaging from Prone Control Skills

    • How to Disengage
  • Approaching and Separating Two Individuals

    • Verbal Aggression
    • Physical Aggression

  • Special Situations

    • From Escort Position
    • From Chair Position

    • From Prone Position

  • Testing and Evaluation


Strategies for Managing Physical Confrontations

  • Introduction to Personal Defense and Safety Skills

    • Two Basic Types of Assaults on People

    • Two Methods of Assaults

  • Use of Control Management in Self Defense

    • Two Categories of Physical Force
  • Types of Assaults

    • Most Common Types
    • Other Common Types

  • Personal Defense Weapons

    • Head, Thumbs, Palms, Heal of Hand, etc.
    • Vulnerable Areas of the Body

  • Levels of Control Management

    • Personnel/Individual factors
  • Acceleration through the Levels of Control Management

    • Clinical predictions of dangers
    • Important considerations

  • Levels of Control Management Diagram

    • Defense from Holds
    • Front Choke response options

    • Rear Choke response options

    • Bear Hold response options

    • Wrist Grab release options

    • Arm Twist response options

    • Bite response options

    • Hair Pull response option

  • Defense from Stationary (Static) Strikes

    • Punch (head) response options
    • Kick (groin) response options

    • Armed Threat response options (supplemental)**

    • Rear Weapon response options (supplemental)**

    • Edged Weapon response options

    • Thrown Objects response options

  • Defense from Moving (Dynamic) Attacks

    • Response options
  • Testing and Evaluation

  • **Supplemental techniques are based on agency needs and are not mandatory.

All of our MOAB® courses are taught by My Brother's Keeper, LLC with the permission of MOAB® Training International, Inc. Click here for more information about MOAB® Training International, Inc.

My Brother's Keeper, LLC offers five classes about the Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB®). Click on the buttons below to see details about each.

MOAB® Intro with

& Restraining Aggressive Behavior

MOAB® Intro with

Physical Confrontation

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