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Huge brawl erupts at surfing competition, 8 arrested

When officers tried to break up the enormous fight, the mob surged downtown, vandalizing property and looting

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Improving Training Performance with Competition

Lead Fitness Instructor at WCC Police Academy, Kathy Vonk, sits down with Dave Smith to discuss the benefits of combining competetive techniques with training in order to build a positive attitude among participants. When participants develop a positive attitude towards physical activity it is likely that they will continue a program beyond the academy in the future. Her philosophy elicits 100% effort by incorporating unique exercises that make physical fitness both entertaining and intense.

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James Di Naso: ILEETA Iron Cop

James DiNaso tells PoliceOneTV's own Betsy Smith about an exciting new competition combining the use of law enforcement specific skills and abilities to measure an officer's ability to use those skills under the stress of friendly competition and cold scrutiny of the stopwatch!

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Kathy Vonk: Using Competition as a Training Tool

Kathy Vonk, police officer and Lead Fitness Instructor at Washtenaw Community College Police Academy, encourages you to use small competitions and games as part of academy training to help recruits enjoy the workout and learn practical skills.

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About Kathleen Vonk:

Kathleen Vonk has been a certified police officer in the state of Michigan since 1988. She is an adjunct instructor for Team One Network teaching officer survival skills courses, and has taught survival and pistol courses for Heckler & Koch International Training Division (H&K). She is a certified firearms instructor, H&K Pistol Instructor, RedMan Simulation Training Instructor, Simunition Supervisor, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist(CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Health Promotion Director by the Cooper Institute, and is an FTO for her agency. She is a former NCAA Division I and II athlete in the sports of volleyball and softball. Learn more at loukatactical.com.