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Hi everyone, I have tried searching online and have this far been unsuccessful, I am looking for any type of either training manual or videos which demonstrate. 
 

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if anyone could please help me out that would be great. 

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1 hour ago, Paigetony said:

Hi everyone, I have tried searching online and have this far been unsuccessful, I am looking for any type of either training manual or videos which demonstrate. 
 

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if anyone could please help me out that would be great. 

You need to attend a recognised course not read a book. 

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2 hours ago, Paigetony said:

Hi everyone, I have tried searching online and have this far been unsuccessful, I am looking for any type of either training manual or videos which demonstrate. 
 

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if anyone could please help me out that would be great. 

Are you Job?

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2 hours ago, Paigetony said:

Hi everyone, I have tried searching online and have this far been unsuccessful, I am looking for any type of either training manual or videos which demonstrate. 
 

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if anyone could please help me out that would be great. 

Hi - I have just had a quick Google using ‘UK POLICE HANDCUFF TECHNIQUE’ and a lot of results are showing. 

There are a number of videos, some of which USA, but are quite good. 

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4 hours ago, Paigetony said:

Hi everyone, I have tried searching online and have this far been unsuccessful, I am looking for any type of either training manual or videos which demonstrate. 
 

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if anyone could please help me out that would be great. 

Whilst I'm sure there are plenty of resources out there I would strongly advise against adapting your own style from them - as @Ether +has very rightly said you should really attend a recognised course or reach out to the your OST trainers if in the job who can either point you in the right direction or have you attend and speak with them directly. 

You could find yourself in hot water should you handcuff somebody and it's either not a recognised technique or you cause injury or harm as a result. 

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6 hours ago, XA84 said:

Whilst I'm sure there are plenty of resources out there I would strongly advise against adapting your own style from them - as @Ether +has very rightly said you should really attend a recognised course or reach out to the your OST trainers if in the job who can either point you in the right direction or have you attend and speak with them directly. 

You could find yourself in hot water should you handcuff somebody and it's either not a recognised technique or you cause injury or harm as a result. 

@XA84very good advice, i haven't forgotten the time when someone cuffed my wrist in the wrong place in a take down, it put me in agony and i had to work the next day.

But i would mainly like to say a few words  about the last bit of your letter.  I’m going back a bit but I always recall getting shouted at big time once by a  trainer when they were testing us  [“close that latch”] because i failed to close up the first dangling clasp when un cuffing . I knew i should have and usually do but just forgot on this occasion. He was specifically watching for this i think and i wasn't the only one that did it that day.

He demonstrated to the class the damage that could be inflicted by the sharp swinging latch to anyone nearby if not in full control of the detained person. Good job i had told him to put his free hand on his head otherwise it would have been very embarrassing.

I am of the opinion [if you don’t want any pack drill round the gym] that there is no substitute for actually practicing a few times, and without deviation, the official force procedure on some willing partner. ha. Rich.

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1 hour ago, Richhamdo said:

@XA84very good advice, i haven't forgotten the time when someone cuffed my wrist in the wrong place in a take down, it put me in agony and i had to work the next day.

But i would mainly like to say a few words  about the last bit of your letter.  I’m going back a bit but I always recall getting shouted at big time once by a  trainer when they were testing us  [“close that latch”] because i failed to close up the first dangling clasp when un cuffing . I knew i should have and usually do but just forgot on this occasion. He was specifically watching for this i think and i wasn't the only one that did it that day.

He demonstrated to the class the damage that could be inflicted by the sharp swinging latch to anyone nearby if not in full control of the detained person. Good job i had told him to put his free hand on his head otherwise it would have been very embarrassing.

I am of the opinion [if you don’t want any pack drill round the gym] that there is no substitute for actually practicing a few times, and without deviation, the official force procedure on some willing partner. ha. Rich.

Did you get the old story of some female Officer endings up with the rat tail of the open cuff in her mouth and receiving facial injuries? I have heard it 100s of times.

 

To be competent you need to train, slow time and introduce pressure safely. Cuffs never go on by the book once it becomes a tussle, so it important to understand how you respond to that pressure and what you can do to still get them on. 
 

Muscle memory is key, no book or video will do that for you. 

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The OP asked for advice on how to get links to videos/manuals on specific handcuffing techniques. Not to be ‘schooled’. 

Handcuffing someone isn’t that difficult and that specific part of the OST has very little to it. Yes there are certain ways of doing things to avoid injuries and your own safety - all of which available on the web in manuals / videos. 

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@Paigetony, have a look on NCALT for the personal safety manual as that's the authoritative source for us. There's quite a few modules on handcuffing. 

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