Responding to Violent Threats in the Workplace

Responding to Violent Threats in the Workplace

July 08, 2019

Active shootings can happen anywhere. So, what can we do to prepare and protect each other in these kinds of scenarios? In this podcast, Mark Bassingthwaighte sits down with active-shooter response expert, retired U.S. army sniper, Montana-licensed attorney, and our resident active defense trainer Alain Burrese to discuss workplace safety tactics and active shooter protocol.

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Our CEO's unlikely journey to the self-defense industry

Our CEO's unlikely journey to the self-defense industry

July 02, 2019

Our CEO, Joe Anderson, is not a stranger to start-ups. He carries with him a long and varied serial entrepreneurial career in both business and the law.

Curious to see how he got here? Check out this podcast where he talks about his career, the self-defense industry, and how important it is to change the way we approach the topic of the National Arm the Teachers' Debate. 

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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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Barricading in an Active Threat Situation

Barricading in an Active Threat Situation

March 01, 2019

How familiar are you with barricading techniques? Unfortunately, the most common response in an active threat situation is to hide. Whether this is under a table, in a bathroom stall, or in a closet, it is not an effective response to an active threat. 

In fact, taking an active stance, although it can be more daunting, is a far better option in an active threat situation. 

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Which Common Household Items Are You Misusing for Personal Safety?

Which Common Household Items Are You Misusing for Personal Safety?

February 27, 2019

Although you may have the best intentions to protect your family by repurposing common household items as a means of self-defense, those items are better off to be used with their original purpose in mind. This article covers common household objects that should not be considered "dual purpose" by means of protecting yourself or your loved ones. 

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The Top 5 Self-Defense Blogs That You Should Be Following

The Top 5 Self-Defense Blogs That You Should Be Following

February 13, 2019

Have you ever taken a self-defense class or wanted to? Have you ever watched videos to learn more about increasing your personal safety?


If you have any questions at all regarding self-defense, these blogs can help you answer them.

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Case Study: Reflex Protect successfully helps Olympia hospital

Case Study: Reflex Protect successfully helps Olympia hospital

February 05, 2019

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Missoula companies get state grants to create 46 new high-wage jobs

Missoula companies get state grants to create 46 new high-wage jobs

February 04, 2019

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The ecosystem that creates industry

The ecosystem that creates industry

November 02, 2018

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Missoula startup looks to enter national debate with tool for nonlethal defense

Missoula startup looks to enter national debate with tool for nonlethal defense

September 26, 2018

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Polson training teachers with new defense spray against active shooters

Polson training teachers with new defense spray against active shooters

September 13, 2018

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