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How to Utilize Heart Rate Monitors in Police Fitness Training

Renowned police trainer, Kathy Vonk, discusses her use of heart rate monitors to help academy participants realize how hard they are working themselves. Monitors are commonly used to measure stress performance in reality based training.

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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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Joel Lashley: Hospital/Law Enforcement Interface

Senior Officer Joel Lashley discussed one of the critical high risk points in the custodial process of any suspect and that is when they are at a health care facility. He discusses the issues of protecting yourself, the medical personnel and other people who will be at increased risk due to the vulnerability of non-institutional health care providers. This is a subject we rarely think about but can be a matter of life and death if fail to follow some important basics

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Jeff Martone: Superior High Output Training

Jeff Martone details a workout routine known as Superior High Output Training.
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Perspectives: Joel Lashley - Responding to Persons with Autism

PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith and Senior Officer Joel Lashley discuss the important things you need to know regarding autism. People with autism are seven or eight times more likely to make a police contact than the average person, and Lashley helps you prepare to handle such an encounter.

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Kathy Vonk: Task Specific Obstacle Course for Police Fitness

In this PoliceOneTV Training Video, Kathy Vonk, police officer and Lead Fitness Instructor at Washtenaw Community College Police Academy, tells us about an obstacle course that any officer can use to enhance their fitness program.

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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.

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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.

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Chris Jaekl: Preparing to Win the Gunfight

Sgt. Chris Jaekl of the New Berlin PD teaches PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith some preshift training drills that you can complete in less than 5 minutes to ensure that you are mentally and physically prepared to win the gunfight out on the street.

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Dr. Michael Eby: Realistic Nutrition for Shiftworkers

Sgt. Betsy Smith talks to Dr. Eby about how simple changes in diet and the use of supplements can prevent future health problems and improve your stamina on the job.

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Perspectives: Jay Sandstrom - Dealing with EDPs

PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith talks with Jay Sandstrom, Wisconsin DOC/DHFS - Ret., about some unique strategies in dealing with Emotionally Disturbed Persons. He emphasizes the importance of taking proactive steps and establishing trust.



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