Gun Disarming

About the Class

Cutting Edge has developed an in-depth gun disarming program suitable for both the public and law enforcement alike. Don't let active shooters and other bad elements rule your life with fear. You CAN do something about it. And these classes can help:

For those interested in extending their understanding of gun disarming and interested in teaching the Cutting Edge Gun Disarming program, we also offer an Instructor Course that will give you the tools to further the education of your organization.

Active Shooter Disarming
Experience Required: Basic Proficiency in Hand-to-Hand Combat
Class Time Frame: 9 Hours
Class Cost Per Student: Contact us by email
Questions We Will Answer:
  • How do you disarm an Active Shooter weilding a handgun?
  • How do you disarm an Active Shooter weilding an assault rifle?
  • How do you deal with multiple active shooters?
  • What do you do when your initial disarm fails?
  • What do you do once you have removed the firearm?
  • What is an organized attack?
Components of Class:
  • Knowledge Component
  • Disarming Technique Component
  • Disarm Failure Component
  • Direct Intelligence Gathering Component
  • Applied Tactics Component
  • Exam Component
Class Syllabus Download Here
Class Worksheet Download Here
Disarming Threats & Carjackings
Experience Required: Basic Proficiency in Hand-to-Hand Combat
Class Time Frame: 9 Hours
Class Cost Per Student: Contact us by email
Questions We Will Answer:
  • What are common goals of a carjacking?
  • How can you prevent being the target of a carjacking?
  • How can you disarm a gun threat of an individual outside the vehicle window?
  • How can you disarm a gun threat of an individual inside your vehicle?
  • How can you disarm a gun threat from behind?
  • What psychological factors can you manipulate to improve your success?
Components of Class:
  • Knowledge Component
  • Disarming Technique Component
  • Disarm Failure Component
  • Direct Intelligence Gathering Component
  • Applied Tactics Component
  • Exam Component
Class Syllabus Download Here
Class Worksheet Download Here
Hostage Situation Disarming
Experience Required: Basic Proficiency in Hand-to-Hand Combat
Class Time Frame: 9 Hours
Class Cost Per Student: Contact us by email
Questions We Will Answer:
  • How does physical control complicate the disarming process?
  • How do you disarm a gun from a kneeling position?
  • How do you disarm a gun from being seated on the floor?
  • How do you assess what type of hostage taker you are dealing with?
  • How does the type of hostage taker affect the gun disarming process?
Components of Class:
  • Knowledge Component
  • Disarming Technique Component
  • Disarm Failure Component
  • Direct Intelligence Gathering Component
  • Applied Tactics Component
  • Exam Component
Class Syllabus Download Here
Class Worksheet Download Here
Disarming in Adverse Situations
Experience Required: Basic Proficiency in Hand-to-Hand Combat
Class Time Frame: 9 Hours
Class Cost Per Student: Contact us by email
Questions We Will Answer:
  • How does the disarm process change when you have people nearby?
  • How can you disarm if one of your arms is inaccessible?
  • How do you disarm a gun in a third person protection scenario?
  • How can you minimize an attacker's advantages in an executive protection detail?
  • How can you minimize an attacker's advantages in an executive protection detail?
Components of Class:
  • Knowledge Component
  • Disarming Technique Component
  • Disarm Failure Component
  • Direct Intelligence Gathering Component
  • Applied Tactics Component
  • Exam Component
Class Syllabus Download Here
Class Worksheet Download Here
Zero-Space Disarming
Experience Required: Basic Proficiency in Hand-to-Hand Combat
Class Time Frame: 9 Hours
Class Cost Per Student: Contact us by email
Questions We Will Answer:
  • How do you disarm a gun when the attacker has you on the ground?
  • How do you disarm a gun to your back when you are face down on the ground?
  • What are some common zero-space situations?
  • What factors lead to an increased likelihood of physical assualt?
  • How do you disarm a gun when you are corned?
  • How do you disarm a gun when your hostage taker pins you against the wall?
Components of Class:
  • Knowledge Component
  • Disarming Technique Component
  • Disarm Failure Component
  • Direct Intelligence Gathering Component
  • Applied Tactics Component
  • Exam Component
Class Syllabus Download Here
Class Worksheet Download Here
Instructor Certification Classes
Contact us by email for more information about the Gun Disarming Instructor Class including scheduling.