PFC Training November 2014 Newsletter

Featured Article – Vehicle Ops!
Arizona Events in December
PFC & Video – “Bailout & Drive”
PFC Loadout – Holiday Special!
 Code 4 Tactics Instructor Certification
January FSOC in Las Vegas

PFC Training Calendar

Vehicles Are Changing In A Big Way
By Anthony J. Shepherd, CPP
PFC Group of Companies

You may have noticed a few major changes in vehicles since the introduction of ABS braking in the 80’s to stability and traction control in the 90’s, driven by the significant amount of deaths linked to the Explorer roll over and Firestone tire incidents. Since those two decades of innovation, we are now experiencing and explosion of available technology being installed into entry-level cars, SUV, Crossover and pickup trucks today.

Some of the best technical systems available in cars were only installed in very high end Mercedes S550s etc. Today, you can purchase a 2015 Subaru sedan with a radar collision avoidance system that will apply full braking on its own if you do not react in time to an avoidable collision. The time and distance math we use in our training class is the same principle applied to the unaided braking the Subaru uses if the distance, speed and closing rate trips the computer to apply the brakes without your input. This is on a reasonably priced car!

So if all of the cool stuff from Mercedes is now on entry-level cars what does Mercedes have these days that’s cool. That’s a subject of the next article, so stay tuned! Until then, here are some basic systems in most cars today and an explanation of how they work…



FC Training & Video Lesson
Newest drill video which addresses rapid egress from a vehicle, extended-range engagement, manipulation on the run and compound shooting responses at close range… all under the pressure of the clock. & - & – “Bailout & Drive”

PFC Loadout Holiday Special

B.A.D. Lever $5 off with coupon code 11BAD until 12/5!


The B.A.D. Lever (Battery Assist Device) is designed to considerably improve the speed and efficiency of the AR15/M16 Bolt Catch.  The B.A.D. Lever quickly addresses reloading and malfunction clearance shortcomings of AR15/M16 platforms by extending a paddle to the right side of the weapon, allowing manipulation of the bolt stop from the fire control/ready position with the right-hand trigger finger.

Made from milspec-anodized aluminum, the B.A.D. Lever attaches to the bolt catch without permanent modification to the weapon.  Functional for both left and right-handed shooters, the B.A.D. Lever also allows traditional bolt catch manipulation according to the AR15/M16 manual of arms.  All mounting hardware is included. - – “BAD Lever”

Featured Professional Training:

November 17-20, 2014




Featured Firearms Training:
January 26-30, 2015


Nov 14-15  Code 4 Concepts; Edged Weapon Defense & Transition to Weapon Systems
Sandy, Utah
November 17-20  Code 4 Tactics Instructor Certification (C4T-IC)
Ithaca, NY
Nov 22  Olympic Weightlifting Seminar
PFC CrossFit – Las Vegas, NV
December 2-5 – Low-profile/Undercover Firearms Instructor Certification
Mesa, AZ (Phoenix area)
Dec 6 – PFC Nevada Concealed Carry Course
Las Vegas, NV
December 13 – Code 4 Concepts Clinic; Physical Defense Against Firearms
Las Vegas, NV
Dec 13-15 Hostage Incident Resolution Tactics (HIRT)
Phoenix, AZ
December 16-19 – Combative Rifle Instructor Certification (CRIC)
Hosted by Chandler Police Dept.
Chandler, AZ
January 26-30 – Full Spectrum Operator Course (FSOC)
Las Vegas, NV
January 26-30 – Full Spectrum Operator Course (FSOC) **AUS Package**
Las Vegas, NV
See the complete PFC Training Schedule Page for more!
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Stay safe,
The PFC Team

Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts LLC
PFC Training | PFC Safeguards | PFC APAC | PFC CrossFit | PFC Loadout

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