Made in America

Made in America

June 09, 2020

Being self-reliant is a cornerstone of the Reflex Protect® mantra, and we practice what we preach in all aspects of our business.

Reflex Protect®, Presidia Gel®, and Reflex Remove™ are 100% American made.  Our patented spray head was invented by Montanan Steve Mangold with design work by Salient Technologies in Bozeman.

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Team Spotlight: Meet Libby Brunell

Team Spotlight: Meet Libby Brunell

June 05, 2020

I have lived most of my life in Montana.  When I graduated college and began my career as a classroom teacher, I never thought that a conversation about guns in schools would impact my life.  Then Columbine, Sandy Hook, Parkland and multiple other school shootings happened and unfortunately, it became part of our daily routines in schools, with active shooter trainings and lockdown drills and evacuation plans.  My two kiddos are in 3rd and 5th grade, and this new reality scares me. 

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Team Spotlight: Meet Alain Burrese

Team Spotlight: Meet Alain Burrese

May 29, 2020

I’ve been fascinated with Asia and martial arts since I read Fred Neff and Bruce Tegner books in the 1970s and practiced moves in my living room. I’ve been at it ever since, including living and training in South Korea while studying Hapkido, in which I hold a 5th degree black belt.  My first book on self-defense was published by Paladin Press in 1996, and since then I’ve put out 11 instructional DVDS and eight more books. 

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Team Spotlight: Meet Jessica Adanich

Team Spotlight: Meet Jessica Adanich

May 22, 2020

If you had told me in art school that the self-defense industry would play such a huge role in my career and life, I would have laughed out loud. But here I am, with close to a decade in the self-defense industry, and not only am I grateful to be working in it, but I also love it.

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New Affiliate and Influencer Platform Available Online

New Affiliate and Influencer Platform Available Online

May 20, 2020

In response to requests from customers, investors, and consultants, Reflex Protect® has unveiled an app platform that invites individuals to apply to become an Affiliate or Influencer for the company.  These relationships will immediately expand the reach of Reflex Protect®, Presidia Gel®, Reflex Remove™, and the company training programs to potential customers worldwide.

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Healthcare Safety Preparedness Post-Covid-19: Protection from Violence and Virus By Shawn Paul & Joe Anderson

Healthcare Safety Preparedness Post-Covid-19: Protection from Violence and Virus By Shawn Paul & Joe Anderson

May 18, 2020

If the nation has learned anything from the Covid-19 crisis, it’s that advance planning in safety preparedness is vital to our ability to respond to emergencies, whether they’re viral, violent, or otherwise. Healthcare organizations in particular need procedures and sufficient up-to-date equipment to quickly respond to potentially confusing and fluid circumstances.

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Team Spotlight: Meet Ben Gladwin.

Team Spotlight: Meet Ben Gladwin.

May 18, 2020

As Captain at the University of Montana police force, one of my favorite responsibilities was leading a program called Immediate Response to an Armed Intruder. We taught university staff and faculty and local public school teachers and healthcare workers how to survive the response gap between a violent incident starting and the arrival of help from someone like me.  Our model was Escape, Deny, Defend (run, hide, fight).  Now these people did not sign up for workplace violence, and I could tell the “defend” part was intimidating and frightening for them to even think about.  

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New Distance Learning Online Training for a COVID-19 World

New Distance Learning Online Training for a COVID-19 World

May 14, 2020

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Team Spotlight: Meet Sue Glader

Team Spotlight: Meet Sue Glader

May 11, 2020

The secret sauce of Reflex Protect is not limited to our innovative technology, intellectual property, and comprehensive solution to a major problem, as important as those are. What makes Reflex Protect so special is the quality and comprehensive expertise of the people drawn to its mission. Please get to know our team better through these short first person accounts. Feel free to comment or ask questions of any team member.

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Workplace Security in the Age of Covid-19 By Joe Anderson

April 27, 2020

On Thursday, July 1, 1993, a madman entered the 101 California Street Building in San Francisco.  Despite the balmy weather, he was wearing a trench coat.  He walked directly and unquestioned, there was no one present to question him, to a bank of elevators and ascended to the 34th Floor offices of the law firm Pettit & Martin.  He stepped out and drew [insert weaponry) from beneath his coat, walked south toward a conference room where a deposition was taking place, and began a storm of automatic weapon fire, ending the lives of nine innocent people.

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Do You Know How to Disarm Someone Armed With a Handgun or Rifle?

Do You Know How to Disarm Someone Armed With a Handgun or Rifle?

March 22, 2019

Although disarm techniques can be intimidating due to the fact that they require a person to place themselves in close proximity to an active threat, in fact, they are the best way to protect oneself. 

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What Do You Know About the

What Do You Know About the "Fatal Funnel?"

March 08, 2019

The "fatal funnel" is a term used for an area within the opening of a point of entry where most fatalities occur during an active threat situation. Understanding the importance of this area is extremely crucial in the event of an active shooter. 

 

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