by David Crane [email protected] Suarez International also just sent us their CQB (Close Quarters Battle) course/training schedule for 2005. Suarez International is owned and operated by Gabe Suarez. Gabe is a retired law enforcement officer (LEO). Click here to read about Suarez International’s reality-based training. Here’s their 2005 course schedule in text form:… Weapon Disarm/Weapon Retention January 14, 2005 – …Read More »
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The Tactical Operator Newsletter: Reality-Based Training (June 2004 Issue)
by Gabe Suarez Suarez International SO here we are mid-year. It is amazing how quickly the time goes by. Between the last newsletter and now we have taught six classes in places as different as Elko, Nevada and Battle Creek, Michigan. We’ve worked with Federal folks as well as members of the Norwegian marinjeagerkommado. I will be posting debriefings on …Read More »
Drive Or Shoot? A Study Of Vehicle Defense.
by Gabe Suarez DRIVE OR SHOOT? One area that receives very little attention in training, yet is an area where we not only spend a great deal of our time, but also where we are the most vulnerable. That is when we are sitting in our cars, either driving or stopped in traffic or parked. Many guys that carry guns, …Read More »
Tactical Operator Newsletter Now Online.
The April Tactical Operator Newsletter is now visible on-line from Suarez International Group, which welcomes you to view, download, and pass it on. Best of all…its free. Click on this link to read the April issue of the Tactical Operator Newsletter. Here’s contact info for Gabe Suarez and Suarez International Group, Inc.: Gabe Suarez Suarez International Group, Inc. 303 E. …Read More »
Counter-Terrorism Training for the Individual Citizen.
Counter-Terrorism for the Individual Citizen/Operator Suarez International Training Academy will hold a 5 Day COMBATIVE SKILLS COURSE. This will be 5 Full Days of Pure Combatives Training on May 19 – 23, 2003 in Los Angeles, CA. May 19 – Tactical Marksmanship Enhancement – One full day of skill development with the pistol. This 8 hour session is guaranteed to…. …Read More »
Gunfighting: The Value of Experience by Gabe Suarez
The Value of Experience The Value of Experience by: Gabe Suarez Experience. Without bothering Mr. Webster, we can loosely define it as the sum total of what we’ve done. Experience can lead to knowledge, but not the reverse. When what we’ve done is combined with what we’ve learned, we have that valuable commodity sought by every interested party from sea …Read More »
The Fighting Posture (a.k.a. Weaver or Isosceles — Which is Better?)
Fighting Posture The Fighting Posture (a.k.a. Weaver or Isosceles — Which is Better?) By: Gabe Suarez OK, this is probably going to aggitate the purists on either side of the fence, but I never worried about that. Here goes! The shooting stance you use is irrelevant as long as it provides you with certain, combat-essential attributes. I am well aware …Read More »
Integrated Force Integrated Force By: Gabe Suarez Images of third world jungles flash through your mind as you and your partner search the overgrown wooded freeway embankment. The sweat pours down your face as you move ghostlike through the bush, as you search for the would-be killer. Your sweaty hand tightens around the light-equipped Glock, as you remember the victim’s …Read More »
Gunfighting: The Teuller Drill and Its Applications
The Teuller Drill and Its Applications The Teuller Drill and Its Applications by Gabe Suarez In the early eighties, a young police officer named Dennis Teuller wrote an article for Chuck Taylor’s SWAT Magazine titled "How close is too close?". In the ground breaking article, Officer Teuller compared the time frames in which an adequately trained officer could draw and …Read More »