Tag Archives: military

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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Leadership Principles – What You Get

If I asked you what type of leader you are would you have an answer? If I asked you what principles you lead by would you have that answer??? It’s fine if you don’t but take a second and ask yourself that before you dive into our new series here on “Leadership Principles from the Field”.

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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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