Experience first hand the training offered in a variety of subjects: Protective/Evasive Driving, Surveillance Detection Tactics & Techniques, and Best Practices for the Solo Practitioner. I chose to attend their Protective/Evasive Driving course. Vehicle Dynamics Institute COURSE REVIEW
This article is give you some tips for how to survive this course (basically, attend, do any associated coursework, and get your tick in the box without hurling yourself off a cliff). Sounds impossible? Probably, but I’m going to try anyway.
Providing protective services requires a mind set that differs dramatically from the norm. This line of work demands a forward-thinking anticipation of what might occur and developing solutions on how to mitigate those risks. How does this differ from the norm? Half of the people on this planet are categorized into below average intelligence. Humor […]
One of the questions I am always asked from people entering the Close Protection sector is which Close Protection Training Provider should I use? There are many out there, some are good, some are bad but how can you tell before you part with your hard earned cash and what are the questions that you […]
The importance of conducting ‘quality’ pre-deployment hostile environment CP training The nature of the typical security contracts now being awarded to the many Private Security Companies (PSC’s) on the hostile environment circuit today, has seen a dramatic shift from well-funded government regeneration/infrastructure type contracts to those of a more commercial nature, such as the oil […]
Course Review: The European Security Academy course Quite a lot can happen in two weeks but when I signed up at European Security Academy I was not prepared for how much those two weeks of initial CP training would teach me. As an information security professional I had no previous CP experience when I […]
ICON Advanced Executive Protection Course Review When I made the choice that I was going to make a move into the Executive Protection industry, I started researching the countless different training schools in the marketplace. I was looking for a school that wouldn’t just show me PowerPoint presentations all day or give me 10,000 […]