Safety Switch Protection Training (SSPT)


Regional Proving Grounds, LLC (RPG) specializes in realistic instruction for public safety, healthcare, corporate, governmental, academic, and personal security environments. 

...I have a fairly extensive history in martial arts, but you have a strong curriculum where even someone with a fair amount of experience can learn something.  Your training put another tool in my tool box and I just want to pass along that I appreciate it, as well as look forward to your next training session with us.

- Logan, EMS Paramedic / Central North Carolina

EDS is a defensive control system designed for EMS and healthcare professionals that focuses on bio-mechanical advantages and transitions in force options to provide a strong overall control outcome when forced to defend oneself against active/assaultive resistance.

Essential Defensive Skills (EDS) 

The Combat Officer Protective System (COPS) connects self-protection, force application, subject control, cognitive readiness, legal integration, and functional fitness in a way that provides police officers, regardless of fitness level, prior training or combative experience with critical skills for immediate integration and application.

Safety Switch Protection Training is a civilian self-protection program that focuses on technical skill, mental readiness, focused intensity and grit.  This structured training program moves participants from empty-hands defense to handgun confidence for moments of intense crisis as a SAFETY SWITCH for life protection.

the standard of excellence in public safety and personal security training 

Combat Officer Protective

Systems (COPS)