The Close Protection Ground Fighting System Ask yourself this realistic question and if you can’t answer it honestly then continue reading this article. Q. ‘What do you do when you are dealing with a conflict situation which results with an aggressor taking you to the ground and pinning you to the floor?’ Close Protection. Close […]
Prometheus Viper FPOS Course Review As the requirements and conditions of gaining employment on the circuit become greater, one avenue of training which is critical for CPO’s to follow is medical. Many companies operating in hostile environments will now demand a minimum of an FPOS (first person on scene) as opposed to simply the […]
This article will cover: Why casualties need to be kept warm How we normally keep warm and how casualties lose heat What can be done to minimise heat loss Why casualties need to be kept warm As warm-blooded animals, we keep the core temperature of our bodies remarkably constant at 37.5oC. This so-called “thermoregulation” allows […]
Specialist Interviewing IT was in the mid 1990’s when I had a ‘road to Damascus moment’ and realised how radical the changes to the criminal justice system were in relation to the support offered to child witnesses. The ‘Memorandum of Good Practice on Video with Child Witnesses for Criminal Proceedings’ a joint Home Office/Department […]
For me, the last three months has seen some well earned time off and a chance to get over to the States and train at some of the top fight gyms. It was a pilgrimage of sorts, visiting the stomping ground of great fighters past and present. My aim was to push myself physically, […]
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 […]
Surviving an Active Shooter Active shooter situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both mentally and physically to deal with an active shooter situation. An active Shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill […]
What was I doing hanging outside a Mexican prison riot waiting for it to kick-off in the blaring sun surrounded by heavily armed, ill-tempered Policeman and armed only with some sunscreen and a smile?
Training is so important for many obvious reasons such as new skill development and progression within an industry or sector but there are less apparent benefits too, such as demonstrating an individuals value, boosting morale and getting more buy-in to the company mission.