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This training is for police service / law enforcement instructors looking to supplement their current in-service use of force program with the Subject Control Dynamics L1 course.

This Instructor Certification Course aligns with current industry best practices and the National Use of Force Framework.


April 28 - May 2, 2025

Class Capacity: 10 of 12 Left

Course note: This course is open to LE only. We reserve the right to verify valid service employment.


This 5-Day instructor development course hosted by the Kingston Police Service is a cumulative overview on subject control concepts for police officers incorporating techniques, tactics and procedures.

This Level 1 course is designed specifically for police officers and their environment providing trainer-level training. Starting from the standing position with arrest and control, then leading into controlled takedown options and controlling a resistant subject on the ground.

Learn from Chief Instructors Chris Mandigma (LE Instructor) and Master Elite Instructor Kenny Bigbee Jr. (US Navy SEAL) in this 5-Day intensive instructor course as they facilitate a masterclass on subject control concepts.


Date: April 28-May 2, 2025

Location: Kingston, ON

Time: 830am - 500pm

Course Fee: $1450 + tx

Lodging: Tirsia has secured preferred rates at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel. Click HERE to book. 


  • Arrest & Control Tactics

  • Clinch to controlled takedown options

  • Managing a resistive subject on the ground

  • Understanding the hierarchy of positions

  • Integration of tactical options

  • Micro-scenarios & Teach Backs

  • What type of training programs does Tirsia Tactical offer?
    We offer a standardized training curriculum or agencies may select specific training modules to complement their current in-service program: 1. Subject Control & Defensive Tactics 2. Firearms Training 3. Instructor Development & Certifications 4. Skill Enhancement Workshops
  • Does Tirsia Tactical offer Instructor certifications?
    Yes! For some agencies, the return of investment is much higher and more cost effective. In fact, instructor training is an essential part of any educational program as it provides benefits to both instructors and learners such as: 1. Improved teaching skills which also includes improving communication skills, lesson planning, and evaluation strategies. 2. Increased learner engagement better equips instructors to create a positive and engaging learning environment that motivates and encourages learners to participate and take an active role in their own learning. 3. Better assessment and evaluation training helps instructors develop and implement effective assessment and evaluation methods that accurately measure learners' knowledge and progress. 4. Professional development provides opportunities for ongoing learning, which helps instructors stay up-to-date with current teaching techniques, trends, and best practices.
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