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Max Talk Monday – The Tactical Reload & The Scan

Monday, August 13th, 2018

In this second edition of Max Talk Monday, we review “029: The Tactical Reload & The Scan”

This is the second installment of ‘Max Talk Monday’ which shares select episodes from a series of instructional videos. Max Velocity Tactical (MVT) has established a reputation on the leading edge of tactical live fire and force on force training. MVT is dedicated to developing and training tactical excellence at the individual and team level.

In ‘Max Talk 029: The Tactical Reload & The Scan’ Max instructs best practices for the tactical reload and scanning, including tactical context, nuance and reality. This includes live fire demo of the various techniques.

Max is a tactical trainer and author, a lifelong professional soldier with extensive military experience. He served with British Special Operations Forces, both enlisted and as a commissioned officer; a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Max served on numerous operational deployments, and also served as a recruit instructor. Max spent five years serving as a paramilitary contractor in both Iraq and Afghanistan; the latter two years working for the British Government in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. 

Website: Max Velocity Tactical

YouTube: Max Velocity Tactical

1 Minute Out & Emerging Tactical Solutions – Night Vision Operators Course

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Conducting tactical operations using Night Vision (NV) equipment requires knowledge, understanding, and tactical competency with both NV equipment and tactics. 1 Minute Out and Emerging Tactical Solutions have combined forces to offer our NVG Operator Course. This is a course we developed and have trained hundreds of Local, County, State and Federal SWAT Officers throughout the United States. We take a crawl, walk, run format to this training as we believe it is important to form a solid foundation to build on. We teach tactically sound techniques and procedures. This course is restricted to LE/MIL and is the ONLY NVG Course to be adopted by the National Tactical Officers Association as an official NTOA course offering.

Available as a 2, 3, or more day custom course that covers a systematic approach to equipment selection, it’s use, advantages and limitations. We cover legal and training issues, as well as operational considerations through classroom discussions, practical exercises, live fire range drills, and scenario based field problems using marking rounds. We travel nationwide to offer this training and can customize this course to meet your needs. In this course we combine the best of both L.E. Tactical use of NVG’s and the best in U.S. Military Special Operations TTP’s and lessons learned providing you with the most comprehensive and relevant information on the use of NVG’s.

Instructors:

Sergeant Major (r) Jamey Caldwell, spent more than 21 years in the United States Army, serving his entire career in Special Operations. SGM Caldwell served 7 years with the 75th Ranger Regiment then spent the following 14 years in a Special Missions Unit that maintained a high operational tempo in Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan, and numerous other countries in the world. He has deployed to combat 14 times and has conducted well over 500 missions. SGM Caldwell has been awarded three medals for valorous actions in combat while under direct fire from the enemy. During his career SGM Caldwell has consistently dedicated himself to the success of the mission and put the unit’s goals in front of his own. He has been sought after for his leadership skills, planning, leading combat operations, teaching marksmanship skills and CQB, culminating from years of adaptive thinking in combat situations.

Pat Hickcox is a retired Sergeant with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and a founding board member for the Arizona Tactical Officers Association. Pat served 8 years in the U.S. Army including a combat deployment to Iraq from 2004 to 2005 as a Civil Affairs Team Sergeant. Pat developed the course curriculum and is the lead instructor for the NTOA’s NVG course. He is also the owner of Emerging Tactical Solutions, a night vision sales and training company.

Here are the dates of the next two courses and how to enroll:

Sept 24/25 Longmont, Colorado

Enroll at www.emergingtacticalsolutions.com/NVG-Operator-Training-Course-p/ets.nvg.002

Oct 10/11 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Enroll at candgtraining.com/products/night-vision-operators-course-allison-park-pa-10-10-11-2018

Defoor Proformance To Release Additional Class Dates On Saturday

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Defoor Proformance Shooting will post second, third and fourth quarter 2019 classes on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 12:00pm Eastern. All first quarter classes are already sold out.

The offerings include multiple pistol, carbine and scoped rifle classes going up and a few new locations. Additionally, they have added classes with a Friday/Saturday format due to requests.

Remember, every class for the past five years has sold out within a couple hours of posting.

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Max Talk Monday

Monday, August 6th, 2018

This is the initial installment of ‘Max Talk Monday’ which shares select episodes from a series of instructional videos. Max Velocity Tactical (MVT) has established a reputation on the leading edge of tactical live fire and force on force training. MVT is dedicated to developing and training tactical excellence at the individual and team level.

In ‘Max Talk 031: How To React To Enemy Contact’ Max discusses the context and realities of coming under effective fire, and the training and strategies for how to best react to it. This includes live fire demo of the various techniques, and training progression.

Max is a tactical trainer and author, a lifelong professional soldier with extensive military experience. He served with British Special Operations Forces, both enlisted and as a commissioned officer; a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Max served on numerous operational deployments, and also served as a recruit instructor. Max spent five years serving as a paramilitary contractor in both Iraq and Afghanistan; the latter two years working for the British Government in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. 

Website: Max Velocity Tactical

YouTube: Max Velocity Tactical

Tripwire Bravo-3 Training Conference – Registration Now Open

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Registration for the 2nd Annual Bravo-3 Training Conference and Vendor Show is Open

First Responder Conference to be held March 4-6, 2019 in Daytona Beach, Florida

 

Gettysburg, PAAugust 1, 2018Registration is now open for the 2nd annual Bravo-3 Training Conference & Vendor Show. Bravo-3, owned and produced by Tripwire Operations Group, connects SWAT operators, K9 handlers, bomb squad (HDS/EOD) technicians, law enforcement, first responders and military personnel with the industry’s leading subject matter experts, innovative brands and newest products for three days of training and professional networking. The Bravo-3 conference runs March 4-6, 2019 in Daytona Beach, FL.

The Bravo-3 Training Conference and Vendor Show will consist of classroom training each day of the conference. The conference will kick-off with a keynote address delivered by former US Marine Corps Sniper, MARSOC Sniper Instructor, artist, and author Jason Delgado. Training will involve a wide range of subjects and speakers, including:

·         Tactical Tracking with Jeff Schettler of Georgia K9 National Training Center

·         Blast Injuries and Care Under Fire with medic Hugo “Doc” Canedo of Rockwell Tactical Group

·         Introduction to Homemade Explosives (HME) with Ryan Morris of Tripwire Operations Group

·         Proper Use of Qualified K9 Teams for SAR Operations with Dr. Margo Machen

·         Asymmetric Threat Recognition & Counter Transnational Organized Crime with MCTFT

·         Comprehensive IED Electronics with Jeff Jennings of Improvised Electronics

·         Medical & Physiological Conditions Affecting Olfactory Acuity in EDDs with Dr. Lee Palmer

·         Tactical Mindset Training with Jared Ross of Rockwell Tactical Group

·         And Many More

For a full list of instructors and courses, visit the Bravo-3 Course Lineup.

“Bravo-3 is an opportunity for first responders to come together and gain access to the finest training from respected and experienced experts. Our goal is to help all first responders remain at the forefront of their specialties,” said Ryan J. Morris, owner, Tripwire Operations Group.

Joshua Mills, organizer of Bravo-3 and Tripwire explosives specialist, added, “Last year’s Bravo-3 Conference set a high standard that we’re out to surpass in 2019. The response has been incredible so far, with a long list of great vendors and speakers booked. We look forward to seeing everyone in Daytona this March.”

To learn more and register, visit the Bravo-3 registration page.

Follow Bravo-3 on Instagram @bravo3-actual and on Facebook @B3united for conference information and event news.

 

Field Notes Ep. 29, Are You Out-shooting Your Brain? – Jared Reston

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

SureFire Field Notes is a multi-segment informational video series with tips and techniques from subject matter experts of all backgrounds. In this episode, Jared Reston of Reston Group Training discusses how to avoid shooting faster than you can process information.

Jared has been a law enforcement officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office since 2001 and has been an active member of S.W.A.T. since 2004. Jared is currently assigned as a Detective in the Department of Homeland Security/Gang Investigations Unit, and he is the assistant team leader and lead firearms instructor for the SWAT team. Jared has been involved in the successful resolution of over one thousand S.W.A.T. missions, including several lethal force incidents.

For his actions in a January 2008 shooting, he was awarded The President of the United States “Medal of Valor”, American Police and Hall of Fame’s “National Police Officer of the Year”, Fraternal Order of Police’s “Florida Police Officer of the Year”, and the State of Florida’s “Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.”

Jared has had the opportunity to train with, and be trained by, some of the finest firearms and tactics instructors in the country. His goal is to use his training and experience to give Armed Professionals the tools to successfully resolve their own critical incidents.

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SureFire Field Notes Ep. 28, Hand-held Light Transitions with Aaron Cowan

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

SureFire Field Notes is a multi-segment informational video series with tips and techniques from subject matter experts of all backgrounds. In this episode, Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics discusses how to transition from a hand-held light to a handgun mounted weaponlight.

Aaron began his career in the United States Army (11M) in 1999, serving 3 years active duty and an additional 4 in the National Guard (11M). During his time in the military he served as a rifleman, squad automatic rifleman and designated marksman; receiving training in small unit tactics, close quarters combat and ballistic and mechanical breaching.

After leaving active duty, Aaron worked as a private security contractor both CONUS and OCONUS; conducting convoy security, close protection details, static security and relief security during natural disasters. Aaron joined the ranks of federal law enforcement in 2009 with the Department of Defense; serving as a patrol officer. Within a year, Aaron assumed the position of In-Service training officer. Aaron held the collateral duty of Special Reaction Team member in 2009 and was promoted to Special Reaction Team Leader in 2011. Aaron was responsible for Special Reaction Team training and qualifications as well as instruction and control of the SRT Sniper Section. Aaron is a member of the National Tactical Officers Association and the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors.

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American Gunfighter Episode 8 – Mike Glover – Presented By BCM

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

July 11, 2018- BCM presents: American Gunfighter Episode 8, featuring Mike Glover of Fieldcraft Survival. Mike Glover spent 20 years in the US Army in various positions to include Weapons Sergeant, Sniper, Assaulter, JTAC, Freefall Jump Master, Sniper Team Sergeant, and Operations Sergeant Major in US Army Special Operations.

As a US Government Contractor Mike served in austere environments at the tip of the spear in both Counter Terrorism and Special Operations. Glover has used his experience in war and in austere environments to teach civilians the lessons he learned and techniques that facilitated his survival.

Visit FieldCraft Survival website https://fieldcraftsurvival.us/

Interact with FieldCraft Survival on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fieldcraftsurvival/

Directed and produced by Jon Chang, American Gunfighter is an ongoing series produced by BCM featuring elite law enforcement and military personnel sharing their thoughts and stories about their profession and craft.

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