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Psychomotor Skill Training: How to Optimize Learning - Part 1

Psychomotor Skill Training: How to Optimize Learning - Part 1- Episode 14

 

“Psychomotor Skill Training: How to Optimize Learning”

(This is the first episode in a two-part series. To listen to the next episode click here.)

In this episode, Allen Oelschlaeger is joined by Gerard O’Dea from Dyna

mis (https://www.dynamis.training), a UK conflict management training company and Professor Chris Cushion from Loughborough University (...

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Personal Protection - Do You Know What to Look For To Stay Safe?

Personal Protection - Do You Know What to Look For To Stay Safe?

The old saying, “You speak volumes before the first word is spoken,” couldn’t be truer!  As a personal safety expert and defensive tactics trainer with over 30 plus years of training and experience in law enforcement, corrections and the United States Marine Corps, I have often read assault victim reports, in which when asked what happened, the person shrugs, “I don’t know, he just punched me.”

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"Someone Is Watching!" There is No Need To Worry if You Know What to Do

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Ex-deputy teaches cops to show best side when cameras roll

Back in June of 2015, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel did a story about one of Vistelar's trainers, Gary Klugiewicz.  In this new age of social surveillance, professionals sometimes get into trouble. That said, when you get the right training and operate in good faith, security cameras and cellphones bring with them many opportunities to shine! In the end, we may be sacrificing privacy in public...

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'Hey, You Grabbed Me The Wrong Way!'

Vistelar Blog Front Wrist Escape

Have you ever taken a self-defense class and heard an instructor say something like, “No, grab my other arm?” or “Hey, you grabbed me the wrong way?” So, if you're grabbed by the wrist, the arm, the shirt, or the throat, do you really want to take the time to think about what move you need to escape? Wouldn't it be much better to have a self-defense technique that is easy to learn, recall, and...

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Understanding Workplace Violence on a Deeper Level - Book Excerpt

Ending Lateral Violence - Chapter 2 Featured Image

 

 

Enjoy this excerpt from one of our published books.

Chapter 2

Understanding Workplace violence on a deeper level 

No one wants to recognize (or admit) that they are a victim (of anything), so we often fail to identify certain behaviors as victimizing. But no matter how we personally understand and define lateral violence, bullying, abuse, discrimination, or harassment, it is time to expand...

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Everything Is Okay Now - Confidence In Conflict Book Excerpt

Confidence in Conflict for Healthcare Professionals -  Chapter 2

Enjoy this excerpt from one of our published books.

Chapter 2

Everything is Okay Now. Respond, Don't React 

“Violence can only be concealed by a lie,and the lie can only be maintained by violence.”

-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 

The security team arrived on the unit in just a few minutes, but the floor was already quiet. The call from dispatch said a nurse was being actively assaulted, so everyone...

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