WHAT IS H.I.A.T.U.S.
H.I.A.T.U.S. is Online Survival Training
Over 7 hours of video training, including live demonstration, footage from the live class, and lecture material with accompanying slides and video case studies. Taught by Sensei Darin Reisler.
Meet Your Trainer
I am 5’7” tall- if I stand really straight- and I weigh 132 pounds. As a former police officer, there were many, many times that I ended up getting into altercations.
I bring real world experience, along with my martial arts expertise, to you in a fully featured package. The Home Invasion and Tactical Urban Survival (HIATUS) course provides you with a holistic approach to safety both in and outside of the home. It is composed of over 7 hours of the most common attack/response scenarios and thorough training in regards to real world dangers.
- Course Introduction- Holistic nature that surrounds safety
- Instructor’s Background- 30 years of training that has been tried and tested in the real world.
- Statistical Information- You must know your enemy
- Criminology- How Criminals pick their victims
- Victimology- How to become up to 98% LESS likely to be a victim of violent crime.
- Safety outside the home- What you need to focus on to be safer.
- Legal Aspects- Things to know to help keep you out of trouble for defending yourself.
- Real World Scenario Studies- Theory and practice coming together.
- Situational Awareness- How this can save your life!
- The Plus One Rule- I know people who have been killed because they didn’t obey this tactical imperative.
- Scenario Based Self-Defense- Real world application- the same stuff I have used in real life and continue to teach to police officers and military operatives.
- Front choke- two fingers is all it takes to save your life
- Straight punch defense- how to keep your teeth where they belong.
- Crazy bar guy punch defense- how to stop the insanity
- Snatch and grab from behind- not today, buddy!
- Rear choke- Turn the tables on this cowardly attack
- Defending yourself on the ground- the mount- what to do and how
- Defending yourself on the ground- the guard- an unseemly position that can be your good friend
- Shirt grab- other than a wrinkled collar, you’ll be just fine.
- Same side wrist grab- It will take more than that, my friend!
- Opposite side wrist grab- Some guys just never learn.
- Two handed wrist grab- Twice the fun for you, but not for him.
- Straight knife attack- Get the point of this lesson so that you don’t get the point of the knife.
- Defense against a gun- We pull the trigger and call out some folks on this one.
- Shopping Safety- It’s all fun and games… until it’s not anymore.
- Vehicle Safety- Two thousand pound battering rams with wheels. What to do; what not to do.
- Been followed lately? Burn moves and other tactics
- Unmarked police vehicles- should you pull over?
- Common criminal setups- and we just won the Australian lottery, so let’s claim those winnings.
- Your house- if I were a criminal, would I pick it? How to make your residence less appealing to those who would do you harm.
- Attacked in your house- apparently, the burglar didn’t know you took this course, but he’s about to find out what you’ve learned.
- Hostage and Kidnap scenarios- When to fight; how to survive.
- Escaping common restraints- Sensitive information that every law abiding citizen should know
- Duct tape- When silence isn’t golden… it’s silver.
- Handcuffs- The bad guys use them, too!
- Zip ties- assailant thought he could keep you restrained with these? Nope!
- Rope- Scared now… or a frayed knot?
- Basic Lock Picking- When I was a kid, my dad told me that he felt cops should know at least as much as the criminals. I agree, and I think you should have a basic knowledge here, too.
- Pin Tumber Lock- Time to take a ride down the rabbit hole.
- Warded Locks- Just how deep does this go?
- Combination Locks- Turning the dials of freedom
- Survival Gear- Everyday essentials to help keep you stylin’ and profilin’.
- For the home- Unfortunately, my list doesn’t include shampoo.
- On your person- Less than you may expect- or maybe more.
- In your vehicle- Don’t become a statistic. However, if you do, at least be on the good side of the table.
- Staying safe while you travel- It’s all fun and games until you need to find the U.S. Embassy.
- Closing Remarks- We’re here for you now, and in the future.