Standards not supported with experienced instructors, will lack any basis for unity in tactics, techniques and procedures.
Corporate close protection values were judged on how the bodyguard reacted to an incident. With today’s shifting instability and ever changing regional threats the emphasis is on avoidance.
The SAT-Team syllabus is an almost infinite interlocking skill combination. Using SIA standards as a platform we incorporate professional procedures that are multifunctional and compatible to the commercial-sectors activities.
Standard are transferred to the student not only by the instructor’s knowledge but his operational experience. Teaching police drills, hostage rescue or close protection security, needs professional instructors that are not only qualified to teach but the methods they teach is supported by experience.
Unfortunately it seems some organisations employ instructors who are little more than self-proclaimed specialists or security enthusiasts and not experienced instructors.
Our instructors have completed national level formal security courses as part of SAS-Delta Force, Special Police or Intelligence Support; this also includes the women. Added to this our instructors have had years of operational experience in hostile environments working in the close protection, surveillance or intelligence role where most of our staff, have been decorated. In fact what we teach is the results of decades of government research blended with technology and operational experience so thoroughly tested that it very unlikely to change.