PPCT - Pressure Point Control Tactics Australia

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About Human Factor Research Group in Australia

PPCT - Pressure Point Control Tactics

For close to 40 years, the principals of the Human Factor Research Group, Inc. (HFRG) have excelled in providing unique complex human factor capabilities in support of domestic and international peace-keeping operations.

We instruct and train thousands upon thousands of professionals from multiple different career fields including the Criminal Justice community, Department of Defense, the Intelligence communities (both foreign and national), various levels of academia, and emergency and tactical medicine to name a few.

HFRG Inc. provides our clients with unequaled recruiting, training, staffing and logistical capabilities.

Our client base is expansive; from designing curriculum for over 70% of the criminal justice academies, to assisting the Hong Kong government manage (and control) the influx of violent Vietnamese criminals during the late 1980’s, providing combat human factor training to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment during the first Gulf War, training the Nation’s most elite Special Warfare counter-terrorism units during the 1990’s,supporting the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the FBI’s elite Hostage Rescue Unit after the Waco incident, to managing the Nation’s largest private training initiative in history resulting from the September 11, 2001 crisis.

Few companies have a distinguished past performance equal to the Human Factor Research Group, but even fewer companies have the capabilities of the Human Factor Research Group.

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The HFRG Disruptive Student Management Course is designed to control the “physical actions” of student violence.
The HFRG Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention (SHARP) course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of women when control methods and assault prevention methods are required. Principles and strategies for effectively reducing the likelihood of assault through actual techniques of countering an attack are stressed in this program.
The Firearms Instructor program places heavy emphasis on the firearms competency standards from the national training package as required for NSW licensing.