Courses:   Tactical Tracker Training offers professional instruction to Military and Law Enforcement Personnel.        

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COURSES AVAILABLE FROM TACTICAL TRACKER TRAINING SCHOOL L.L.C.

Military: 

  • Combat / Visual Tracker Course:  2 (50 hr)  Phases ( total 100 hrs ) 

  • Combat / Visual Tracker Course Phase III  ( 50 hr )

  • Combat Jungle Tracker Course:   2 (50 hr) Phases (total 100 hrs )

  • Combat Tracker: C-IED Tactical Acuity Course (50 hr)



  • NOTICE: We can offer a special rate at our Asheboro / Uwharrie National Forest School House to Military units and personel at $225.00 per student, per 5 day ( 50 hr.) phase for groups of 6 and more. This special rate is less than half the normal cost of an MTT.   Contact Larry Wilkinson.


     


                                                                                                                                                                         

    We can offer any of our courses at your location using our Mobile Training Team (MTT), or any location you may have available to suit your needs.  We can offer a desert / mountain location in AZ or NM, if your needs call for this type of environment. We also have our school house location in Asheboro, North Carolina which utilizes the Uhwarrie National Forest.


    See the Details of Courses Below.  Please check back often, as the schedule is constantly changing as dates are being filled, We can also double book some dates on our calendar..

    Below: Marines during a Visual Tracking Team Exercise.                                              Photo copyright 2010 Lawrence Wilkinson

    Combat / Visual Tracking Course


    Phase I :   5 days   ( 50  hrs.)

    Subjects Covered in Phase I / Week I

    • Introduction to Combat Tracking
    • Glossary of Tracking Terms
    • Roles of a Combat-Visual Tracking Team
    • Visual Tracking Indicators and Interpretation
    • Human Step Dynamics
    • Rules of Tracking
    • Lost Spoor Procedures
    • Individual Tracking Techniques
    • Tracking Team Formations
    • Immediate Action Drills
    • Advanced Shooting Techniques
    • Processing and Preserving the Site. (Site exploitation)


    Phase II:  5 days ( 50 hrs ) total Course  ( 100 hrs.)
                                                 
    Subjects Covered in Phase II / Week II
    • Mine and ied. detection (ied. Lanes) (C-IED)
    • Assessing the Age of Spoor
    • Tracker Deception  / Counter Tracking
    • Camouflage / Concealment and Movement
    • Surveillance: Tracking to, and conducting surveillance
    • Night Tracking
    • Tracking in Urban Environments
        

    Phase III Course:  5 days ( 50 hrs ) 
    Subjects Covered in Phase III


    • Fast reaction tracking and footprint recognition
    • Urban Tracking with small teams (2-3 man)
    • Small unit lost spoor procedures
    • Hasty track from jump and run
    • Ambush pursuit and fleeing insurgents
    • Smuggling and rat lines
    • Rural weapon cashes and narcotics investigations
    • Expedited site processing
    • Urban IED / Booby-trap recognition
    • Tracking transitions, Urban to Rural / Woodland
    • Combat Tracker:  Command / Control 
    • K-9 deception / counter tracking techniques and recognition 

    Above: USAF 21 STS                                                                                                                                        photo copyright TTTS 2012


     Above: US Marine Corps. Combat Tracking Instructors, JWTC Okinawa



                          
    Combat Jungle Tracking Course

     Phase I:   5 days   ( 50  hrs.)
    Subjects Covered in Phase I / Week I

       
    Although all the basics of tracking are covered, each block of instruction is geared towards issues    dealing with the jungle environment in both phases I and II.

    • Introduction to Combat Tracking in the Jungle Environment
    • Glossary of Tracking Terms
    • Roles of a Combat-Visual Tracking Team
    • Visual Tracking Indicators and Interpretation
    • Human Step Dynamics
    • Rules of Tracking
    • Lost Spoor Procedures
    • Individual Tracking Techniques
    • Tracking Team Formations
    • Immediate Action Drills
    • Advanced Shooting Techniques
    • Processing and Preserving the Site. (Site exploitation)

      Phase II:  5 days ( 50 hrs ) total Course  ( 100 hrs.)
    Subjects Covered in Phase II / Week II

    • Mine and ied. detection (ied. Lanes) (C-IED)
    • Assessing the Age of Spoor
    • Tracker Deception  / Counter Tracking
    • Camouflage / Concealment and Movement
    • Surveillance: Tracking to, and conducting surveillance
    • Night Tracking
    • Tracking in Urban Environments

    Above: USMC JWTC Instructors and TTTS Instructor cadre together after a wet day in the jungle.

     



    Combat Tracker C-IED Tactical Acuity Course

    The Combat Tracker CIED Tactical Acuity Course, is designed to train EOD/C-IED Military personnel  the basic Tactical Visual Tracking skills, combined with  tactics and operational procedures and enhanced ground sign awareness (GSA) which are specific to the needs of EOD/ CIED personnel. These skills and TTPs will assure more success in observing, recognizing, and locating indicators of hidden IEDs and mines, as well as the ability to track back to the source of the insurgent or cache. These skills have been proven force multipliers to combat units and EOD/IED personnel. Considered a must when working with sweepers and route clearing teams.  It is also the purpose of this course to provide military personnel with the skills, and tactics to safely collect forensic track evidence and intelligence gathering for basic WIT and JIEEDO investigations for both pre and post blast sites. 

    Course Objectives:

    1.         Teach EOD C-IED personnel Basic Visual Tracking techniques and Visual Tracking specific to C-IED missions.

    2.         Processing emplacement sites by locating, exploiting valuable forensic evidence and information left at the incident/blast site, and track-line.

    3.         Develop Tactical Acuity and learn the rules of tracking.

    4.         Develop enhanced Ground Sign Awareness (GSA) utilizing optics and stand-off locations.

    5.        Develop strong Track Interpretation skills in order to locate potential IED/Mines utilizing Action Indicators.
     
    6.        Understand Tactical Acuity Learning Strategies.

    7.         Backtrack to the source as applied to C-IED operations.

    8..        Become proficient with Micro-Macro Tracking and Transition Tracking (Sliding Scale).

    9..        Given scenarios locate, process, and Back-track quarry over various terrain.

    10.       Relocating lost spoor or (Track evidence) TTPs.

    11.        Team Tracking TTPs (Multi-member tracking)

    Total Contact hours: 50 hrs



                                                    


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    Above: US Army and Marines work together during the Visual Tracker Course by TTTS. photo copyright 2010 Lawrence Wilkinson TTTS
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