Category Archives: Chronicles of a Culture Changer

105 equals one.

There was a pause, a moment really, in which the knife wielding attacker ceased his repetitious burying of the blade into her face, neck and body. Amidst the shock of the surprise attack, and the single -purpose -focus of a motherly drive, protecting her unborn baby, she became aware of a distance between them. Wiping the […]

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“Part of the Job”- Recognition does not equal acceptance.

Recognition does not equal acceptance.     A rookie police officer, fresh off of field training, is punched in the face by a suspected drunk driver. The police officer is not injured, bar the swelling around the cheekbone, in which she was struck. Turns out, the suspected drunk driver’s blood alcohol content revealed a .079 […]

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Due Diligence Resources for DT4EMS’ EVE

Due diligence on DT4EMS’ EVE One thing is certain, researching an unfamiliar topic, especially one with such a high-frequency, high-liability presence, can be taxing and time consuming. To save you some of your valuable time, this post will help speed up your research process. Parts of due diligence for training in a high liability subject […]

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Firearm: Gun in Ribs DT4EMS EVE-Advanced

Firearm: Gun in Ribs DT4EMS EVE-Advanced While no tool, tactic or technique is 100% effective, through tons of pressure testing over the years, I found this one to work more often than not. Ironically, the majority of EVE-Advanced is showing how the principles from EVE4EMS and EVE4HP transfer seamlessly from the empty hand skills to […]

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Tactical Safety Shears (TSS) VIDEO Series

Birth of the system Tactical Safety Shears (TSS): The birth of the system from DT4EMS (Kip Teitsort) on Vimeo. TSS FAQ Tactical Trauma Shears FAQ from DT4EMS (Kip Teitsort) on Vimeo. Testing the TSS Tactical Safety Shears_ Test from DT4EMS (Kip Teitsort) on Vimeo. TSS Sewing Machine Tactical Safety Shears: Sewing Machine from DT4EMS (Kip […]

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Female EMS Crew Attacked by Naked Man: Video Breakdown

This incident pissed me off. Mainly for the way the crew were treated during and after the incident, and the failure of the mainstream media to cover it. Here you have a female crew, randomly attacked, and it is basically not fit for “if it bleeds it leads” model. Huge props to Sean Hulsman up at Twin […]

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Stances: What difference does it make?

Musashi taught a person should use their everyday stance to defend from. It took me years to understand what that meant. When it comes to self-defense, normal/average people, like myself, had to be careful about having too many tools in the self-defense toolbox. The danger is, the more options present, the longer it takes to […]

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Battleground: Some of the greatest battles between life and death #EMS

  The reaper versus medic is apparent. Even those who have never been inside an ambulance, know the battle to save the life of a patient exists. The training the medic receives in preparation for this recurring battle helps prepare him for his enemy. There is a potentially, equally important, battle to save the life […]

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