Category Archives: Published – CRGI

How to Stay Safe in the Age of Terrorism

© Copyright 2017 Avi Nardia & Tim Boehlert This 10 Question interview originally appeared in Black Belt Magazine, but has been edited by Tim Boehlert at the request of CRGI staff. We first published it back in 2015 but feel … Continue reading

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Another Page in the Book of Knowledge

When we discuss the many and varied aspects of violence dynamics, including preferences, techniques, styles and more, we should also keep a few key points in mind: [01] Violence is different with every encounter. What worked once, may not work … Continue reading

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Becoming A Contact Professional

Becoming A Contact Professional I have been doing Hospital Campus security for 9 years. When I signed on, I immediately undertook a journey into darkness. I found out within a year that I was going to need all the help … Continue reading

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Training ‘Tools’: Does What You’re Using Make Sense?

Training ‘Tools’: Does What You’re Using Make Sense? © Copyright 2017, tim boehlert   In a recent post of an Active Shooting seminar, I’d seen an image where one attendee was role-playing and holding a ‘typical’ yellow rubber Beretta 92F … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Providing Personal Protection

Thoughts on Providing Personal Protection © copyright 2017, tim boehlert   Personal protection/asset protection/VIP Protection/Bodyguard – all similar fields seemingly? Providing personal protection for a client is perhaps a daunting prospect. Coming to terms with that prospect takes some training … Continue reading

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A Duty To Act: Understanding Police Decisions

A Duty To Act: Understanding Police Decisions © Copyright 2017, tim boehlert Remembering the sacrifice of one… “In a free and peaceful society where so many have been taught that all violence is wrong, citizens are often confused and dismayed … Continue reading

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Options for Police Officers During A Traffic Stop

Options for Police Officers During A Traffic Stop © Copyright 2017 Dan Donzella & Tim Boehlert In March I had the good fortune of networking with a gentleman on Facebook that seemed to agree with some of my postings – … Continue reading

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Math and Science in the Martial Arts

Math and Science in the Martial Arts © Copyright 2017, tim boehlert   The title alone could speak volumes if I knew more, and was any good at math. I don’t, and I’m not. Unfortunately the saying that ‘youth is … Continue reading

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Tools to Combat the Issues of Complacency vs. Reality

Tools to Combat the Issues of Complacency vs. Reality © Copyright, 2017 tim boehlert w/matt swartz, NYSP, Ret.   The Seeds of Enlightenment I had a very interesting talk with my Sensei yesterday when discussing a book that we are … Continue reading

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Complacency vs. Reality

I had a very interesting talk with my Sensei yesterday when discussing a book that we are working on. It will be about HIS Martial Arts, and his seminal contribution to Reality Based Training – Kapap.   While talking we … Continue reading

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