Course Information

The OC Spray and Taser course is a one day, 4-hour course covering the history and evolution of OC Spray and Taser, proper storage and maintenance, deployment techniques, and finishes up with the law and legal applications to less lethal. the course begins covering taser applications and finishes with OC Spray. This course is open to Security Guards and Civilians, HOWEVER, security guards will be mandated to be exposed to OC, civilians are not required to be exposed to complete this training.





Security guards must bring their duty gear to this course. Email training@dbackshootingsports.com to coordinate rentals, or with questions.

**Security Guards will have the option to be directly exposed to OC/Taser, it is required to be indirectly exposed to OC Spray in this course!**

What this course covers

  • Introduction to the History of OC Spray and Taser
  • Duty belt set up
  • Components of OC and Tasers
  • Effective use of OC and Taser
  • Escalation of force for less lethal tools
  • Terms and definitions
  • Course Completion, Summary

Required Gear:

Note-taking material
Duty belt for Guards, and some type of carry plan for civilians
Students must provide their own OC Spray and/or Taser
Change of clothes (May want to bring trash bag clothes for the exposure to OC)
Water, snacks or lunch

Rental OC Spray and Gear available upon coordinated request. Training@dbackshootingsports.com

Our Instructors

A US Army 82nd Airborne Reconnaissance Infantryman, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran (2008-2009), I also spend as much time as possible outside hunting and fishing. Having countless hours training with multiple weapon platforms from crew served weapons to pistols, and having trained military, law enforcement, and civilians. We are constantly updating our training curriculum, making Diamondback an ideal training environment for individuals from every walk of life.


-NRA Certifications: Refuse to be A Victim Instructor, Range Safety Officer, Pistol Instructor, Rifle Instructor, Shotgun Instructor, Inside and Outside the Home Personal Protection Instructor
-Arizona Department of Public Safety, Unarmed and Armed Security Guard Instructor
-Arizona Game and Fish Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor
-Sabre Red OC Spray Instructor
-ASP Baton, Handcuffing, and Flashlight Tactics Instructor
-CPR Certified

A Former US Marine, Roan Grimm has dedicated his life to the study of the grim realities of violent close combat.  With 35+ years of martial arts, the past 27 of which have been focused on the weapon intensive Filipino martial arts (arnis/eskrima/kali) and WWII era American combatives (scientific dirty fighting). With over 125 real contact stick fights with the world renown Dog Brothers, Grimm has tested the theories of actual fighting with impact weapons at a level few can approach.


Email: Training@dbackshootingsports.com


-NRA certified RSO, Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun Instructor
-Guro (black belt equivalent) in Nitullama silat as well as Dog Brothers Martial Arts
-Ma’a Guro in Sub3 American Kali, and Full Dog Brother – “Poi Dog”
-AZ DPS certified Unarmed Guard Instructor
-Creator of ADEPT personal security program

Upcoming Scheduled Courses

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