Situational Awareness and Defensive Tactics Course

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Date(s) - 03/09/2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Weston Shooters Club


This course spans two three-hour classes for two weeks.

The class schedule is:
Wednesday, March 9th and
Wednesday, March 16th

The minimum age for this class is 18.

Class Details:

Through lectures, discussion, and practical classroom drills students will learn Personal Safety and Situational Awareness during daily settings such as:

  • Shopping Malls.
  • Banking at ATMs.
  • Parking Lots.
  • Airports.
  • Hotels.
  • Travel.
  • The Workplace.
  • Houses of Worship.
  • In the Home.

Preparation and Reaction to unexpected situations:

  • Road Rage.
  • Active Shooter Situations.
  • Bomb Threats.
  • Other Weapon Attacks.


– About your instructors:

Cleveland M. Coats Jr. 
Sergeant Massachusets State Police (Retired) with 37 years of service.

He was a supervisor on a number of specialty state police units including:

  • FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force
  • Governor’s Protection Detail
  • State Police Tactical Operations Section

He is an FBI National Academy Certified Instructor and Subject Matter Expert in:

  • Executive Protection
  • Counter-Terrorism
  • Threat Risk Assessment
  • Tactical SWAT K9 Teams Operations
  • Critical Infrastrucure Protection
  • Physical Security
  • Crisis Management Procedures
  • Corporate Security
  • Vulnerability management
  • Active Shooter
  • Aviation security
  • Explosives Detection

Cleveland has certifications from:

  • FBI National Academy
  • US Secret Service
  • US Military Special Forces
  • US Department of Homeland Security
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Texas A&M University
  • Northeastern University
  • The American Society of Industrial Security
  • Massachusetts State Police

Charles Crayton
30 Year Law Enforcement Professional.

  • Experience: Lexington MA Full-Time Police Officer (Retired) with 31 Years of service. 1987-2018.  Town of Lexington MA Special Police Officer Jan 18, 2018 – Present.  Field Training Officer for the Lexington Police Dept  1995-2010. Certified Car seat Technician 2003-2018. RAD Coordinator for the Lexington Police Department 2005-2018: Defensive Tactics Instructor For the Lexington Police Department 2008- 2018: First Lexington Police Officer to qualify for NEMLEC, Regional Response Tactical Team member 1999:
  • Owner of Combined Martial Arts Inc. 1998- Present:
  • RAD ( Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor since 2005: for Men & Women.
  • RAD For Kids (Resist Abduction Defense) Instructor since 2008
  •  Trained In Safety and Security for Places of Worship:
Incident Command Training Federal Emergency Management:
Charles has Certifications from:
  • National RAD Headquarters:
  • Certificate of Training by International Association of Chief of Police:
  • Certified in Executive and Dignitary Protection
  • Certified by Frank Hancock (Retired) Sgt. from Los Angeles California, Police Department. Frank Hancock was a Swat Supervisor, he is a Global Trainer.
  •  Western New England University “Master’s Degree
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration:
  • Self Defense Expert
  • Advanced Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Safety in the workplace training Instructor


Please read our Cancellation and Refund Policy before purchasing:

  • Cancellations prior to 24 hours before a class are fully refundable or may be rescheduled.
  • For the first cancellation within 24 hours of a class, we will accommodate a free rescheduling to a future or different class but fees are non-refundable.
  • Subsequent cancellations within 24 hours of the first scheduled class or a no call/no show are non-refundable. Rescheduling is not available after the first class as this is a two-class course.
  • Class attendance is limited to 10 + the instructor.
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes early. Late arrivals may miss essential information.

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