How To Train A National Hostage Rescue Team

  In a previous post HERE I introduced Clint Ootzhuitzen of the South African Police Service.  In addition to his private training consultancy, Clint remains on active duty with the SAPS. He serves in a variety of roles: patrol commander, tactical team commander,...

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How To Train An Army

In a previous post HERE I introduced readers to Clint Oosthuizen of the South African Police Service. Clint is one of the handful of neural-based instructors I've trained.  I'd like to introduce another one here, "S". Every single one of the advanced instructors I've...

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Neural-Based Training Book One: Retrospectives

THANK YOU FOR MAKING US NUMBER ONE!   Thank you to all of you for making NEURAL BASED TRAINING the #1 New Release on Amazon!  BUY HERE INTRODUCTION This book is a curated compilation of blog posts published between 2009 and 2019.  This collection is intended to...

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DRAFT concept cover, final TBD My collaborator Dennis Martin of CQB Services, UK, sent along this brief article this morning. It’s a good introduction to the snippet posted below in response to recent requests to explain “shadowboxing with guns” I mentioned in...

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Questions and Answers

1) Why don’t you have comments enabled on your blog? Takes too much time to moderate. If people have questions they can e-mail me with a logged ISP, which helps fine tune the sound to noise ratio.2) Do you train instructors? Daily. Via text, phone, occasional video...

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Blasts From The Past

Marcus, David Scott-Donelan and Dennis Martin training the US Army in the 80s. Fresh after a kidnap-raid and hot pursuit by two SWAT teams. The 60 plus member SWAT team took over 80% casualties in the first ten minutes of the exercise. They lost all their command...

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WORKING WITH WARRIORS — The Evolution of Combatives

BUY HERE I was recently going over my Amazon reviews. When I went to this book, authored by my good friend and long time collaborator Dennis Martin, I couldn’t find my review. I have the draft copy — written many years ago when the book first came out — but my actual...

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