Category Archives: LEO training

Restraints Lesson 3 – Friction Saw

Restraints Lesson 3 – Friction Saw It’s shocking how many active cops have no clue how vulnerable their Flex Cuffs are to failure, OR how easy restraints are to defeat for civilians… We are using heat here. The plastic on most flex cuffs will melt and using a material that may well be on hand already

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Restraints Lesson 2 – The Shim

Restraints Lesson 2 – The Shim Take one object and slide it up between two locking mechanisms like a slithery little snek, you’ve got yourself a shim. Think of the old “Credit Card in the door jam” trick! This is a term that not only applies to handcuffs and flexcuffs but all of the Tactical

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Restraints Lesson 1 – The Slip

Whether you are restraining a bad guy (yes, or girrrrrl) OR if you find yourself illegally restrained in some type of violent encounter, you should know the limitations restraints. Enjoy lesson one of our new Restraint Series, “The Slip”. *We don’t always put every bit of info into the video, so be sure to check the

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Book Review: On Combat

A review of  the book “On Combat” On by Lt Col Dave Grossman. I have been looking for new Podcasts to follow and a few weeks ago stumbled across the “Modern Combat & Survival” podcast. I listened to their episode #112: Sheepdog Tactics with Dave Grossman, and realized that now would be a good time

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Escape by Shimming

Handcuff Escape – Shim

A “shim” technique is when you slide an object between two integral parts of a lock, in effect opening the lock. How could this help you pop your ass out of handcuffs? Hold my beer and watch this! This technique will NOT work when the cuffs are double locked, for LEO and Military, you’d be

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Under Door Tool 2

Under Door Tool part2

Don’t own an Under Door Tool? Having trouble with your Sparrow’s Lock Picks’ UDT and our first video series “Under Door Tool Part1” didn’t cut it and you want some more pro tips? You’ve come to the right place. Bonus Case Study at the end. Sparrows Under Door Tool: Highly Recommended by me. There are

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“But Police and Military are trained to…”

Many people that both support and attack the Military and Law Enforcement Officers take GREAT steps in assuming that they are “trained” for a large number of issues. “Training” in government jobs is one of the most subjective terms I have ever heard. Let’s talk about the MANY many problems with this quote. A long article

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