Tactical Rappelling Operations

Course

  • Duration: 2 & 3 Day Training Courses
  • Class size: Minimum (10) students, Maximum (18) students
  • 2-Day Rate: $275.00 per student
  • 3-Day Rate: $375.00 per student
  • Special Team rates available - please contact us
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Learning Goal

The goal of this "Tactical Rappelling Course" is to provide law enforcement personnel assigned to Swat / Tactical Operation teams the fundamentals and hands-on-training that will enhance their confidence and rappelling skills needed for "The Vertical Option".

Learning aids / Equipment

  • Rappel gloves
  • Rescue Eight Descender
  • Rappel harness
  • 15’ section of 11mm rappel rope
  • 15’ section of 1” tubular nylon
  • 2 locking / auto-locking carabiners (steel, alloy steel, or aluminum)
  • The student must also bring all assault gear, holster, vest, helmet, knee & elbow protection etc

2-Day Schedule

Day 1

  • Registration
  • Introduction / Course overview to include safety lecture
  • Knots and Rope Management overview
  • Applications & Limitations of Tactical Rappelling
  • Variety of Tactical Rappelling Techniques and Skills

Day 2

  • Rope Deployment (Rope Bags)
  • Intro to Window Entries
  • 2, 3, 4 Man Entries
  • Weapons Management on Rappel
  • Simmunition Drills
  • Practical Evaluation / Graduation

3-Day Schedule

Day 1

  • Registration
  • Introduction / Course overview to include safety lecture
  • Knots and Rope Management overview
  • Applications & Limitations of Tactical Rappelling
  • Essential Tactical Rappelling Techniques and Skills

Day 2

  • Advanced Techniques and Skills
  • Rescue Techniques and Applications
  • Tactical Ascending Techniques
  • Rope Transfers and Passing Knots/Obstructions

Day 3

  • Rope Deployment (Rope Bags)
  • Intro to Window Entries
  • 2, 3, 4 Man Entries
  • Weapons Management on Rappel
  • Simmunition Drills
  • Practical Evaluation / Graduation