|Course type / description||Todd Systems Phase 1 basic new entry-level exponents. Phase 2 advanced for phase 1 qualified exponents.
Phase 3 CQB/CQC specialist training for phase 3 exponents and instructors.
|Todd Group history / services / structure / exponent training phases||http://www.toddgroup.com/todd-close-combat-history.html
|Course location||Camp Todd Berwick near Dunedin Airport and Todd Group HQ Dunedin New Zealand.|
|Course dates and times||All phases Sunday March 18th to Saturday March 24th.
Timings provided in accepted exponent’s final information package.
|Course promotional / recruiting information / links||http://www.toddgroup.com
Recruiting cards available on request [email protected]
|Course cut-off date for course to be confirmed or cancelled||February 16th 2018 if the required exponent numbers are confirmed the course will be confirmed. If the required numbers are not confirmed in a specific training phase or phases the course may continue with those training phases being cancelled and the training phase or phases with the required exponent numbers being confirmed.|
|Important considerations prior to course confirm / cancel cut-off date||Do not apply/course confirm unless you are 100% certain you will attend and participate with commitment, attention to detail, inner-resolve, safety and controlled aggression. If you are not a realist then CQC is not for you. This is not a sport or traditional martial art. The Todd Group are the oldest private training provider of European military CQC/MSD of our kind and want only those with the smarts mental toughness and fitting demeanour for CQC training.
New applicants and Todd Group course confirming current members must be definite attendees. Do not make flight reservations, confirm leave or undertake any other personal plans related to course attendance that can’t be cancelled until receiving confirmation of the course being conducted after the course cut-off date. If you submit an online course joining application or paper forms application and are accepted then fail to pay your due fees as stipulated, any future courses applications you submit will be declined.
|Course joining requirements||Complete and return your on-line course application/confirmation and on being accepted for course joining, ensure you action all requirements as requested including course fees payment and providing any requested additional information.|
|Course joining special requirements||All new applicants including Todd Group current proponents course confirming must be committed to attending the applied for course and accept all orders and instructions on course.
The course fee is non-transferable non-refundable. All attendees are required to be responsible, quietly confident exponents and respect the chain of command and course attendance conditions, rules and regulations at all times.
|Course application / joining conditions||Course applications must be completed factually and honestly.
Get your course application in as early as possible as the course cut-off date for confirming or cancelling courses depends on having required attending numbers by the cut-off date for the course to be conducted. No late applications accepted and once a course is cancelled it cannot be conducted.
|Course confirmation Todd Group members||Complete your course confirmation as early as possible. Make sure your membership status is current and that you have returned your annual declaration. No late course confirmations accepted and once a course is cancelled it will not be conducted.|
|Course joining confirmation approval Todd Group members||On receiving your course confirmation approval, pay your course fee and provide any other required information.
Your course fee must be paid within seven days of course joining confirmation acceptance or you will be removed from the course roll.
|Course joining applications new exponents||After submitting your on-line applications, if requested provide any additional required information. After your application has been processed you will receive your course joining acceptance or be declined if you do not meet the course joining requirements.|
|Course joining acceptance new applicants||On acceptance make payment of your full course fee. Full fee refunds will be provided for any courses cancelled after the cut-off date. Payment of course fees must be paid on receiving course joining acceptance and no later than seven days after receiving course joining acceptance.
Failure to pay your full course fee as instructed and any other course related fees such as accommodation and messing in for residential courses will result in you being removed from the course roll and will prevent you from attending any future courses.
|Course official forms submission / processing||On receiving your course joining official forms they will be checked and processed. Signing your forms can be by electronic signature or typed text. You will be advised of your application being accepted or declined by email as soon as processed.|
|Course additional application required material / information||You may be asked for additional application support information including a scanned copy of your current passport picture page and current driver’s license or other information.|
|Course acceptance requirements||Pay course fees, read all provided information and promptly action any instructions requests or requirements for information.|
|Course phases of training provision||This course comprises of three separate but simultaneously conducted courses of instruction. Phase 1 basic new and current Phase 1 exponents, Phase 2 advanced exponents and Phase 3 specialist proponents. For some training all phases will be combined.|
|Course additional packages / modules / subjects content||Brain to Boot mental toughness introduction. Medical aspects of CQC. Tactical primary control and restraint.|
|Course information links||http://www.toddgroup.com
|Course participation||This is a volunteers' course of instruction and exponents can partake or observe any training modules without question. Some attendees want to test themselves combatively while others simply want to experience military close quarter’s combat and military self-defence, learning the skills for their knowledge and self- protection. This is up to the volunteer exponent to decide their level of participation and extent of their objective achievement requirements.
Unless a candidate passes testing they do not have any rank and have not proven themselves and as such have no claim to CQC/MSD qualification or tested and proven competency and mental toughness.
|Course code of conduct||All attendees must conduct themselves in a mature, responsible manner at all times on and off course.
Training is a privilege not a right and requires high integrity and responsible behaviour at all times.
Respect the chain of command; be respectful to everyone at all times. Train for self-improvement abide by orders and instructions, always adhering to safety practices. Never cause the Todd Group respected name to be brought into disrepute. Make sure you read and abide by application/declaration conditions and provided behaviour information in your accepted applicants information email.
|Primary training objectives brief||The primary training objectives are for all exponents on course to increase their knowledge and capabilities in the most current and proven Todd Group Systems military self-defence and military close quarters combat. The intensity of the training is determined by the commitment and inner- resolve of the individual exponent.|
|Course fees new exponents||Phase 1 new entry-level exponents $550.00 NZD.|
|Course fees current Todd Group members||Current Todd Group member’s fees rates apply in relation to your phase of training/rank and status as per the fees rates on the member’s private section of the Todd Group website.|
|Course fee includes / excludes accommodation||Excludes accommodation.|
|Course fee includes / excludes meals||Excludes meals.|
|Course laundry information||Attendees can do their own laundry in camp or we can arrange a laundry service at the exponent’s expense.|
|Course fees payment requirements / information||Full non-refundable non-transferable course fee payable on course joining acceptance. Current Todd Group member’s full course fee payment on course confirmation or individual course fee payment options by prior arrangement.|
|Payment of course fees options||Cash, Credit cards- Visa or Master cards. Online bank transfer. PayPal. Please advise us on decided method of payment. We will then provide payment option information.|
|Course fees refunds for Todd Group HQ course cancelation||Full course refund if the course is cancelled on the cut-off date.|
|Course refunds for pre-course or on-course withdrawals||If you apply/course confirm are accepted for course joining and have been advised the course is confirmed and will be conducted, there will be no refunds for pre-course or on course withdrawals.|
|Course refunds for accepted exponents that do not turn up|
|Residential course||Yes. Camp Todd.|
|Non-Residential course||Yes – with non-residential attendees responsible for arranging their own daily transport to and from Camp Todd.|
|Course accommodation and meals residential attendees||Yes meals and accommodation at Camp Todd.|
|Course meals non-residential attendees||Yes by prior request.|
|Course accommodation and meals rates and payments information residential attendees||$50.00 per night accommodation and meals payable with course fee payment.|
|Course meals rates and payment requirements non-residential attendees||Lunch $10.00 Dinner $15.00 per day
Payable with course fee
|Residential courses accommodation description / information||Camp Todd 8 pers Army huts and 4 pers barracks room accommodation|
|Course meals information||The course cooks will provide good Kiwi cuisine.|
|Course qualifications / Certification||All exponents on course that complete the week-long intensive training course will receive certification of course attendance. Candidates that undertake the phase 1 test and successfully pass it will receive their phase test certification post course.|
|Course Phase test brief||The phase 1 test requires the individual candidate to have high level proficiency inner resolve and commitment in the execution of the phase 1 basic skills including the required training hours (100 training hours or completion of a full week long intensive course). The phase test consists of a toughener and sickener phase to test the candidate’s inner resolve physicality and intestinal fortitude followed by the testing of their self-defence capabilities. It also includes technique to command drill to ensure the candidates know the skills by title and execution. The combative phase sees the candidates pitted against each other in combative actions on encounters where the candidates must employ the skills of phase 1 to achieve their objective.
The candidates must also complete a BHE (battle handling exercises) circuit assessing deciding and employing correct threat neutralisation tactics and skills.
|Course Additional / Auxiliary training||This intensive course of close quarters combat instruction will also include tactical control restraint training and training in psychological conditioning to overcome fear and enhance combative mental toughness (Brain to Boot program)|
|Special events||Not applicable|
|Additional activities||Not applicable|
|Additional course expenses||Your own flights/transport and personal funds. CQC uniform requirements and a CQC neck protector.|
|Pre-course arrival||No more than one day before commencement of your course of instruction|
|Post-course departure||Sunday March 25th.|
|Travel transport pre-course||Own arrangements.|
|Travel transport post-course||Own arrangements.|
|On-course transport requirements / provision||Provided if required for off camp activities. Note there will be no daily transport to and from Camp Todd for non-residential attendees, this is your own responsibility.|
|Airport transfers pre- and post-course||Provided by request from the Dunedin airport to Camp Todd and return from Camp Todd to the Dunedin Airport.|
|Non-airport pre-course pick up locations||Own arrangements.|
|Non-Airport post-course drop off locations||Own arrangements.|
|On course daily local transport for non-residential attendees / pick up drop off locations|
|Public transport services pre-, during, and post-course||Not available.|
|Pre-course accommodation information||Hotels in Dunedin city information provided on request|
|Post course accommodation information||Dunedin city hotels information provided on request|
|Pre-course meeting / briefing information||Not applicable.|
|Course registration / administration requirements / information||Applicants must complete and email return all course application/confirmation on-line forms. If additional application information is requested this must be supplied on request. On acceptance requested logistics information (flight itineraries, pre and post course accommodation reservation requirements must be provided. Course fee must be paid as requested, advance course uniform purchasing from the Todd group must be undertaken.|
|Course roll call|
|Course uniform / dress civilian exponents||Todd Group T-Shirts minimum 2. Black Todd Group CQC trousers or black BDU trousers /robust black cargo trousers/black track pants, Black training shoes or boots.
No prints embroidery branding or labels on non Todd Group supplied training t-shirts or trousers and all training shoes and boots must be black.
Orders for uniform items must be made early for dispatching pre-course. [email protected]
|Course uniform military groups||Services CQB/CQC training dress or Todd Group T-Shirts and services BDU trousers and boots.|
|Uniform purchasing information||Todd Group [email protected]|
|Course training kit requirements||Any personal protectors ( CQC neck protectors, mouth guards, groin protectors etc.) A full kit list will be provided to accepted applicants.|
|Course personal kit requirements||Toiletries etc. List provided to accepted applicants.|
|Privacy confidentiality and security||The Todd Group insist on all exponents abiding by their application agreement. The privacy and confidentiality of the Todd Group and our individual participants and group clients is essential and all attendees are expected to be security conscious and protect the confidentiality, privacy and security of the Todd Group and all i's attendees clients associates staff and facilitators. No unauthorised audio, video or still photographs permitted at any time.|
|Accepted applicants full / final information package||This will be provided by email and will include all logistics, communication, kit/dress, rules and regulations information.|
|Course chief instructor / instructing cadre||Course Chief Instructor Geoff “Tank” Todd and Todd Group in HQ and Depot instructors.|
|Course manager / course coordinators||Geoff “Tank” Todd and Trish Todd|
|Course manager / course coordinators contact information||Email [email protected] NZ Ph 03 4778 902 International Ph +64 3 4778902|
|Course logistical general information||Provided in accepted applicants information email.|
|Todd Group resources pre-training / continuation training||http://www.toddgroup.com/dvd/military-unarmed-combat-phase1.htm
Other DVDs Manuals http://www.toddgroup.com
|Course training / testing related information||Attitude is most important to competency achievement. Skill first, then increases in speed to achieve momentum/velocity. Less is more in the sense of individual primary skills selection and competency/proficiency increases. Train with quietly confident commitment to self-improvement. Train with safety accuracy and controlled aggression. Common sense must prevail in volunteering for phase testing. Your competency proficiency and confidence must be high across all test requirements. You must have a never quit mentality.|
|Course recruiting||Course recruiting is by Todd Group websites, word of mouth recruiting, Todd Group recruiting, referrals. Recruiting cards available by email request [email protected]|
|Post-course country membership option||New first course exponents post completing their first course can become country members of the Todd Group subject to approval. Country membership enables privileges such as reduced fees on most courses, wholesale Todd Group products purchasing, access to member’s private site on the Todd Group HQ website, email updates.|
|Post-course Todd Group HQ membership||Those that reside in Dunedin/Otago New Zealand post course can become a Todd Group HQ training member on request and approval.|
|Post-course Todd Group national and international depot continuation training||The Todd Group have depot and or individual tuition instructors throughout New Zealand and Internationally.
|Todd Group HQ contact information||[email protected] NZ Ph 03 4778 902 International Ph + 64 3 4778902.|
|Additional / Miscellaneous information||A full email information pack will be provided to all accepted exponents after paying their full course fee and any other payments for services/supplies. This information pack will include all information in relation to directions logistics Kit requirements rules regulations and conditions. This is a unique opportunity for civilians to experience military CQC and military self- defence living it the intensive military way in camp over a one-week long training duration. Exponents are required and expected to be quietly confident committed and respectful to the instructors, exponents, staff guests and visitors.
The course manager/coordinator and instructors are there to ensure you have a very realistic and special combative experience with the opportunity to challenge yourself at a level that meets your capabilities and requirements. If you have goals to advance up through the ranks including becoming a Todd Group depot instructor in your country of residence and location, then it all begins with undertaking this week-long intensive course of instruction, volunteering for the phase 1 test and passing your phase 1 test. If you are a practical realist quietly confident and committed to self-improvement and objective achievement you have a good chance of achieving your objectives and passing the phase test. Unless a candidate passes testing they do not have any rank and have not proven themselves and as such have no claim to CQC/MSD qualification or tested and proven competency and mental toughness.
Instructor qualification requirements include attending a week long course and undertaking assistant instructor training and assessment as well as attending a week long intensive course of instruction undertaking instructor under assessment training and testing.
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