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SOS-D™
Special Operations Self-Defense™ is based on current feedback from...
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TACP™
Tactical Arrest and Control Procedures™ will compliment any departments...
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3SD™
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AFCP
AFCP - Air Force Combatives Program for Air Force...
SOCP® ERB Codes

The SOCP® program is one of two combative programs for the Army that counts towards promotional points.
ERB Codes: (SOCP® I: BRT), (SOCP® II: FBR)

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Black Belt Magazine – Spec Ops

A lot of martial artists think of themselves as warriors, as latter-day samurai or Shaolin monks who possess esoteric skills that turn them into elite fighters. That can make for some harmless fantasy-as long as you don’t get too carried away and start challenging people to duels with your katana.

Spec-OpsBut if you want to find out what the real warriors are doing for their martial arts training, you need to know what goes down at Range 37 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. But don’t ask too many questions, or they might have to kill you. Home to the U.S. Amry’s Special Forces, Fort Bragg is where the legendary Green Berets hand their hats or berets, as the case may be. While being in the Special Forces is, in itself, a pretty high accomplishment in the hierarchy of warriordom, you really enter the stratosphere when you qualify to go to SFARTAETC, or Special Forces Advanced Reconnaissance, Target Analysis and Exploitation Techniques Course.

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This News & Events entry was posted on February 19th, 2012.

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Ep 187 A Look Into Special Operations Combatives Program® With Greg Thompson

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SOCP® Creator Greg Thompson's Combative Tips


To evolve the Modern Army Combatives Program (MACP) Greg Thompson was asked to help. He volunteered his time to be videoed demonstrating cuff prisoner handling vehicle extractions, post, frame, hook and other techniques. The Techniques will go on a secure military site for soldiers and Instructors. He closed with lecturing on things that soldiers forget or get complaisant with.





TESTIMONIES

I strongly recommend Mr. Greg Thompson for consideration as a primary trainer and/or advisor for any unit’s combative program. I am currently responsible for the planning and execution of the Army’s Special Forces advanced Close Quarters Battle program and for the past 3 years we have incorporated Mr. Thompson’s combative program into...
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I strongly recommend Mr. Greg Thompson for consideration as a primary trainer and advisor for any unit combatives program. As commander of Range 37 I have the responsibility to train and to familiarize all of our Special Forces assaulters on the most up to date and current techniques, tactics, and procedures. This includes a comprehensive combatives...
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It has been my personal and professional pleasure to be acquainted with Mr. Greg Thompson for more than ten years. As a fourteen year veteran of the Special Operations Forces (SOF) community, with service in the Ranger Regiment and Special Forces Group, and better than twenty years of martial arts training and experience, I have found the...
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“Training with Greg Thompson for the past 5 years has been the best thing that could have happened to me. Since I started training with Greg I have gone 6-1 in my professional mixed martial arts career. He has been my premier ground and Jiu Jitsu coach. During my time with Special Forces Greg has been the primary instructor for all combatives...
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Two words describe Greg Thompson: ability and wisdom. As a martial arts instructor, Greg Thompson is a rarity. He has the natural physical and mental abilities of a worldclass fighter and has the skills to back it up. His wisdom as an instructor is unsurpassed, having exceptional skills in all areas of martial arts, from weapons to all ranges...
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Greg Thompson’s H2H program is the Close Combat overhaul Special Forces has been waiting for! As an instructor for Close Combat at SFARTAETC I had to fill a void that was painfully obvious. Conducting Close Combat with full kit is an expected part of CQB but not properly trained for. . . Greg formalized a program that fit the CQB environment,...
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As a nineteen year veteran of law enforcement, defensive tactics instructor, military veteran and 2nd Dan Black belt in Tae Kwon Do . . . Being a Certified North Carolina Subject Control and Arrest Techniques Instructor and former Defensive Tactics Coordinator of North Carolina’s largest law enforcement agency, I know the importance of accomplishing...
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Greg has developed his programs based on the feedback of soldiers who have “been there and done that” in the Close Quarters setting of Iraq and Afghanistan during the War on Terror . . . Greg Thompson is a true asset to the military or any other agency that he is acquainted with and I am honored to call him my friend.

William Clark,...
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