Personal Safety Course Catalog

The best form of self-defence is avoiding getting into a situation where you need to use self-defense skills. The following personal safety and prevention courses are designed to focus on developing situational awareness, and communication skills in order to limit confrontation. If you do happen to be in a physical confrontation, we also teach the most effective self-defence systems available. Physical and mental first aid courses are also crucial to helping yourself and others in your care get immediate help in the event of dangerous situations.




Reducing risky altercations and crime.




Confidently protecting yourself in an altercation


First Aid


Caring for those who have experienced a situation




Krav Maga

IKMF Krav Maga is the most street-worthy globally-recognized defensive tactics and combatives system. It is the most practical and effective system used by civilians, enforcement and military in the world. Tip of Spear is the only organization in Alberta that offers IKMF Krav Maga.


Counter Blade Concepts

Counter Blade Concepts is a self-defense system that focuses on empty-hand defenses against edged-weapon attacks. The goal of CBC is to significantly increase your chances of surviving if you were attacked by someone armed with an edged weapon.




Situational Awareness

Arcuri Group's Situational Awareness Specialist® (SAS) certificate program is designed to provide an understanding the dynamics of random and potential threat events. It trains the individual to recognize leading indicators in people and the environment, and avoid or mitigate them proactively, before it turns into a high risk, dangerous or physical situation. 


Strategic Conflict Resolution

Learn what to do should you ever encounter a situation where conflict arises in the workplace, which could lead to assaultive behavior, and to stay safe in that situation. This course teaches you to recognize the signs, signals and behaviour cues that will increase your personal and organizational safety and your positive colleague and customer service interactions.


CPTED Crime Prevention

New!! Learn how to deter and reduce criminal activity on your property or property you use or manage by learning and implementing Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design concepts, or by getting a professional assessment done.


First Aid


Tactical First Aid

This program focuses on the most common and most deadly medical scenarios that security and enforcement staff will encounter on the job. This program includes learning how to stop massive bleeds, such as from stab or gunshot wounds, and recognizing opioid overdoses and being able to respond to them confidently. Ideal for those working alone, in a high-risk role, or civilians. 


Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a comprehensive program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada that gives you the skills to provide early intervention to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.