Threat Pattern Recognition Use of Force
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Threat Pattern Recognition Use of Force


The Threat Pattern Recognition Use of Force (TPR UoF) Manual is the newest version of the the successful Defensive Tactics program taught by HFRG/PPCT for close to 40 years.

Updated in the spring of 2017, the TPR UoF manual covers new areas of research in defensive tactics training, including:


  • Threat Pattern Recognition Methodology
  • HFRG Design Methodology
  • Combat Human Factors
  • Combat Use of Force and Survival Principles
  • Identifying the Limits of Firefight Performance
  • The Threat Pattern Recognition (TPR) Solution


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