Alan developed SafeClinch Training System, which is a crisis intervention program and has been training instructors at the Federal, State, and Local levels for over twenty years. Alan possesses a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Missouri and a master's degree in Management from Baker University in Kansas. He has work experience in the private and public industry dealing with juvenile and adult special needs populations. His experience is in security operations; investigations; and programs. Alan has held various management roles and has an extensive background in classroom instruction. He has instructed classes in the flowing areas; use of force, use of mechanical restraints, emergency procedures, verbal de-escalation skills, and CPR to name a few. Alan also spent five years with the Missouri Criminal Investigations Bureau, as a Special Agent.
He has been actively involved with the martial arts disciplines of judo and jujitsu for over 25 years and holds advanced black belt certifications. This martial arts experience, coupled with his professional work with juvenile and adult special needs populations, has given him the insight to recognize the necessity for staff personnel to have more tools at their disposal when dealing with hostile and aggressive clients.
Alan is the owner and head instructor of Northland Grappling in Kansas City, Missouri.
Verbal De-escalation & SafeClinch Training System