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Dry Fire Builds More Effective LEOs Feb 05, 2023

 

“Excellence is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle

 

There is one habit that has contributed to the success of every world champion shooter in the world: Dry Fire.

 

Dry fire is basically a simulation of shooting technique without the use of live ammunition....

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5 Things You Can Expect the First Week of the Police Academy Dec 18, 2022

 

The academy experience varies tremendously from location to location.  Some will be para-military and incredibly difficult while others will be more of a trade school.  With that being said, there are five things you can expect the first week regardless of the academy you...

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5 Essentials for Prepared Cops Oct 23, 2022

 

The realm of Law Enforcement and the gear that comes with it is no secret to those of us in the profession.

 

Neither is it a secret that officers range from the barely prepared... to the over-the-top-gear-whore.

 

I have been in this career for over 20 years and just like the...

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Your Body and Brain on Booze Oct 09, 2022

 

I recently competed in a SWAT competition which was a two day event consisting of a day of scenarios involving role-players and NLTA (non-lethal training ammo), followed by a day of shooting and physical fitness events.

 

As part of my preparations for this, I took a month off from...

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Night Shift Hacks For Police Officers May 08, 2022

 

The majority of our Effective Fitness Team Members have endured the brutal night shift at some point in their career. The "night shift" is often referred to as dogwatch, graveyard, and midnights.

How can we make the best of it?

From experience, we have found some essential tools...

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Simplifying Macros for Law Enforcement Professionals Feb 20, 2022

 

What Are "Macros"?

 

The majority of the foods we consume are classified as one of the three macronutrients or "Macros": Protein, Carbohydrate, or Fat. By definition from Precision Nutrition, macronutrients are “nutrients the body requires in large amounts.”

Now, that does...

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