Richard Nance is a veteran police officer and former SWAT team leader. He is the co-owner of WARTAC, a company that provides training in firearms, tactics, and personal defense. Nance cohosts Handguns & Defensive Weapons, a new television series on the Sportsman Channel.
In a conflict situation, having your OODA Loop lock up means a lack of efficient action or even a fast loss.
Instructor Richard Nance and Editor Frank Borelli discuss the value of realistic training weapons.
Defensive Tactics Instructor Richard Nance talks about concerns regarding fighting "from the clinch."
Richard Nance describes ways subjects may try to take your baton and methods to maintain control.
Richard Nance talks about the perils of someone grabbing your badge and how to mitigate the threat.
Richard Nance discusses and demonstrates effective techniques using a friction lock baton.
Instructor Richard Nance contrasts rear wrist lock techniques versus twist lock techniques.
Defensive Tactics Instructor Richard Nance talks about effective (and ineffective) kick defense techniques.
Defensive Tactics Instructor Richard Nance discusses the pros and cons of various "gun take-away" techniques.
Richard Nance discusses ways to defend yourself from an attack with an impact or "bludgeon" weapon.
Instructor Richard Nance describes one method for escaping from the "guard" position during ground combat.
Richard Nance talks about unrealistic edged weapon defense techniques and shows something more realistic.
instructor Richard Nance describes a simple but effective technique for keeping your weapon in its holster.
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Instructor Richard Nance and Editor Frank Borelli discuss how to handle found weapons while by yourself.
Officer.com Editor Frank Borelli and Defensive Tactics Instructor Richard Nance discuss the "21 foot rule."
Instructor Richard Nance and Officer.com Editor Frank Borelli discuss search mindset and methodology.
Learn how Boyd's Decision Making Cycle impacts your chances of emerging from a conflict victorious.
Instructor Richard Nance describes a method for proning a subject out for handcuffing and searching.
Instructor Richard Nance discusses how to, perform handcuffing on a kneeling subject.
Instructor Richard Nance demonstrates various striking techniques using personal body weapons.
Richard Nance describes and demonstrates a method for escaping or blocking being choked.
Richard Nance describes and demonstrates an effective method in a ground fighting situation.
Instructor Richard Nance discusses how to keep control of your drawn weapon while ground fighting.