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Brian Willis is a retired officer, trainer and author who now serves as deputy executive director for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).



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William Harvey

William "Bill" Harvey is currently serving as chief of police in south central Pennsylvania. He retired from the Savannah (Ga.) Police Department where he worked assignments in training, patrol, and CID. Harvey has more than 25 years of experience working with recruits, rookies, and FTOs.
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Officer Safety Training Tip: Using Push Kicks

Using push kicks, officer can separate themselves from and even disable attackers.

November 15, 2013  |  by MMA Lab

Video: Officer Safety Training Tip—Using Push Kicks

POLICE Magazine has teamed up with The MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz., to offer a series of training videos demonstrating defensive tactics officers may need to use. Videos feature veteran officer Ron Dorfman and instructors John Crouch and Adam Gillespey demonstrating the techniques.


This second video in the series explains the importance of using push kicks to disable a bad guy and keeping them away from you.



The purpose of these videos is not to replace any formalized training officers have received from their departments. These are basic "tools" officers can use if they ever find themselves in a situation where the training they have received is not applicable.

Related Video:

Officer Safety Training Tip: Taking a Strong Stance

Tags: Defensive Tactics, MMA, Officer Safety, officer training


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