3rd Annual International Police Judo Clinic (2019)

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3rd Annual International Police Judo Clinic (2019)

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Please contact Toby Hinton by email tobinhinton@gmail.com for any further inquiries.

Date: APRIL 30 - MAY 3, 2019 (4 days) 

8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
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This course is approved for reimbursement under the Police Education Found (VPD 542B).


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This 4 Day Training Clinic Includes Theater Presentations as well as Hands-On training time in the techniques and tactics of Police Judo. Topics covered include:

  • History of Police Judo

  • Research driven U of F training

  • Is Your Martial Art Training Program Designed for LE Needs?

  • Police Judo Twist Lock Certification Program

  • Functional Physical Drills - Groundwork and Standing

  • Active Resistance and the Escort Grip

  • Biomechanics of Basic Police Judo Movements

  • Why standard VNR training may not meet officer needs

  • Overcoming "Gadget Dependence"

  • Arm extractions for Law Enforcement

  • Turnovers from back and front

  • Ground work for law enforcement

  • Multiple officer drills

  • Linkage drills for control

  • Low Risk - High Yield Throws for Law Enforcement

A Few of the Presenting Guest Instructors:

  • VPD Police Judo Instructor Sgt. Toby Hinton / Brian Shipper
    History and Evolution of Police Judo in the Vancouver Police Department

  • SFU Associate Professor of Criminology, Dr. Garth Davies
    Research and Use of Force Training - How We Can Do Better

  • BC Civil Liberties Michael Vonn / Ret. Insp Ken Frail
    Ethical Use of Force Training through Police Judo - Why it Matters

  • VPD Force Options Sgt. Brad Fawcett
    Martial Art Training Programs for Law Enforcement - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

  • Kamloops Police Judo Black Belt, Dr. John Cleland
    Common Training Flaws for Vascular Neck Restraint and How to Fix Them

  • Police Judo Instructor Ret. Cst. Al Arsenault
    Police Judo Twist Lock Training and Certification

  • Hiroshi Katanishi - EU Sport Judo Expert
    Building the Foundation - The Biomechanics of Judo Movement

  • Dr. David Cox, Sports Psychologist, SFU
    Practical Psychology for Elite LE Performance - Building Team Tactics


Admin / Registration: Tara Dewingaerde at tara.dewingaerde@vpd.ca or 604-717-4084
More information: Sgt. Toby Hinton toby.hinton@vpd.ca or tobinhinton@gmail.com