In this video tactical tip, Diana Rathborne of the Minnesota Kali Group — alongside Peter Hetrick, also of the Minnesota Kali Group — shares a number of drills you can teach your officer to help them get off the X. It takes many repetitions to create the physical skills (muscle memory) and neural pathways, but by using the drills in this video you can help your officers be safer in a confrontation with a subject.
In this video tactical tip, Peter Hetrick — Operations Manager for MPI Protective Service and MPI Training Academy — discusses and demonstrates some different views on weapons disarming techniques. It is intentional that Sean — Peter’s partner in this drill — is considerably larger, because the defensive tactics shown here are well suited to encounters between adversaries of vastly different size.
In this video tactical tip, Fletch Fuller of ISR Matrix International — alongside demonstration partner Ray Price, also of ISR Matrix International — speaks about and shows us an avoidance skill for someone grabbing your gun called the Over Hand Arm Drag from Weapon Retention.
Police trainers should attempt to move officers who have mastered individual skills toward developing schemas — blocking groups of well-learned skills together for different environmental problems - Full Story
I was privileged to have been trained by the great James Lindell of Kansas City Police Department in 1979, and learned his system of Lateral Vascular Neck Restraint (LVNR) as well as his follow-up protocol - Full Story
A physical engagement of officers attempting to control a large suspect — and the subsequent grand jury decision — have people marching in the streets and agencies looking at their arrest and control training. - Full Story