WATS 2024

The World Aviation Training Symposium

30th April - May 2nd, 2024.

Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, Florida, US


Halldale Group is thrilled to have Jose Alfonso return to speak at the upcoming World Aviation Training Summit (WATS) 2024. 

Jose, the owner and founder of Empower Communications Group, brings a wealth of experience in law enforcement training garnered from over 30 years in the Boston Police Department and a deep understanding of de-escalation strategies. His sessions are always informative, engaging and a highlight of the Cabin Crew Conference at WATS.

Cabin Crew Threat Response Training: IRCC Principle

Join us on Day 2 of WATS 2024, Wednesday, May 1, 2024, for Session 5 of the Cabin Crew Training Conference, where Jose Alfonso will introduce the innovative Cabin Crew Threat Response Training course based on the IRCC (Identify-Respond-Control-Care) principle.

Workshop Highlights:

  1. Managing Fear: Explore effective techniques for managing fear in challenging situations.
  2. Developing the Conscious Mindset: Understand the importance of a conscious mindset in critical scenarios.
  3. Principles of Movements (Kinesics): Delve into the fundamental principles of movements crucial for cabin crew threat response.
  4. Stress Inoculation Benefits: Learn the three phases of stress inoculation and its benefits in training.
  5. Crisis Rehearsal Benefits: Understand the advantages of crisis rehearsal in preparing for potential threats.
  6. Control Principles: Explore principles that empower cabin crew to maintain control in volatile environments.
  7. Self-Defense Training: Challenge existing notions and discover the false sense of security in traditional self-defense training.

The second part of the workshop offers a hands-on experience, providing participants with tangible tools to enhance critical thinking in the face of potential threats.

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About Jose

As a law enforcement trainer, Jose holds several instructor certifications, covering critical disciplines such as defensive tactics, applied patrol response, and de-escalation strategies. With a background encompassing 35 years in various martial arts disciplines, he is well-versed in the intricacies of personal safety and self-defense.

In response to the rising incidents of unruly passengers in the airline industry, Jose, alongside Darryl Owens, created the "LOUDER" de-escalation strategies course in early 2021. Rooted in best practices from law enforcement and the medical profession, the course has since trained nine thousand individuals and has been incorporated into behavioral health studies at MASSBAY College in Massachusetts.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain insights and practical skills from Jose Alfonso's expertise. Register now for WATS 2024 and be part of this transformative workshop at the Cabin Crew Training Conference. Equip yourself to face challenges with confidence and ensure the safety of both crew and passengers.

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