08 Mar 2018
March 8, 2018

Employee Asset Investment

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“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.”- Anne M. Mulcahy/former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation. These words rang true as I recently conducted a Personal Preservation.. read more →

23 Feb 2018
February 23, 2018

What’s Missing in Your Training?

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There are of course many facets to a training plan for Law enforcement, Security or Executive Protection Teams. For the sake of this article let’s focus on empty hand tactics. There is almost a limitless amount of combative/defensive tactics/arrest control programs and systems out there. Often times the choices each organization or department is driven.. read more →

20 Feb 2017
February 20, 2017

EPT Training And The Poisoned Chalice

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Sometimes we can get caught up in the latest trend of a particular aspect of training only to our detriment. This can often lead to a “Poisoned Chalice” situation where it looks very good when you first get it, only to do great harm in the long run.  Nothing to be ashamed of or embarrassed.. read more →

Whether you are a CEO with an Executive Protection Team (EPT) or you’re a member of that team, you should have an interest in the training plan of that team.    If you’re the CEO you may wonder how much training your team may need.  After all you hired competent and qualified individuals, right?  If your.. read more →

Almost anyone you talk to these days has heard of the widely known “Run – Hide – fight” motto in relation to an active threat or active shooter situation. Almost everyone you know can probably name at least one incident in 2016 when it was probably talked about, especially now with the recent shooting in.. read more →

Let’s talk Physical Tactics for a moment. First of all I’d like to address the title “Physical Tactics”. I use this term where many would use “Defensive Tactics” to describe combative situations a client may find themselves in. I do this because I do not particularly like the word “Defensive” in a title concerning combative.. read more →

21 Nov 2016
November 21, 2016

Brotherhood – Why is it important?

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Brotherhood – Why it’s important What is brotherhood? Well Merriam Webster defines it as: the quality or state of being brothers; fellowship, alliance; an association (as a labor union or monastic society) for a particular purpose; the whole body of persons engaged in a business or profession. Now before I get messages from the women.. read more →

20 Nov 2016
November 20, 2016

Mental Mindset

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Mental Mindset (aggressive, going to fight until you win or your threat is negated) Game plan? Are you going to strike then run? Are there multiple opponents? Which one are you going after first? Method? How are you going to effect your assault? What techniques or principles are you planning to rely on? Weapons? Do.. read more →