Every Day Carry – My Take

So, here we are.  A pretty vast topic with a bazillion opinions on what is right and what isn’t. For the uninitiated, Every Day Carry, or EDC for short, is a collection of items which […]

Product Review – TheLolly by Delta 2 Alpha Design

I recently received a pair of tools – TheLolly – from our good friends over at Delta 2 Alpha and have gone about the process of playing with it and seeing what it can do. ***Note, […]

Training Opportunity – Covert Entry Concepts – Toronto, July 2017

For the FIRST time in Canada…. Covert Entry Concepts – 1st Canadian Offering This course will teach Law Enforcement Personnel, Special Operations Forces, and Government employees and security professionals the principles of lock bypassing and making […]

Training Review – Covert Entry Concepts by The CORE Group

How often have you thought “hey, I wish I could learn that…but the training is only available in the US.  So much for that.”?  I have.  Many times.  So, in my quest to build my […]

The Jody Mitic Podcast # 38 – Tactical Beaver & True North Tradecraft

Last Saturday, May 27th, Tactical Beaver and True North Tradecraft made an appearance in our nation’s capital.  We met with Tactical Beaver fans at a fine pub in the Glebe (Irene’s) and shared some good […]

The Okichitaw Project

I recently came across this project. George Lepine is a driving force for the progress of the Okichitaw Indigenous Martial Arts. He is a man of great skill, knowledge and integrity. I have worked with […]

Review: Tactical Beaver Apparel

So I’d like to talk about an amazing budding Canadian Veteran-run enterprise – Tactical Beaver Ltd. Tactical Beaver Ltd. (TB) is Canada’s premier Veteran owned and operated Military and Emergency Services lifestyle apparel company.  They […]

Review: RAIDOPS Defense Gear – Fighting Frog & Delta

RAIDOPS is a South Korean company which designs and distributes a variety of personal defence gear, knives and accessories made to very high quality specifications.  A high percentage of their products are made from titanium, […]

Review: The BAT Coin by Covert Products Group

A while back I came across a Kickstarter campaign for the BAT (Bring Anywhere Tool) Coin from Covert Products Group.  https://www.covertproductsgroup.com  They were just starting off about a year about and when I read through […]

Thoughts on Personal Resiliency

re·sil·ience rəˈzilyəns/ noun the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity. As we go through life we face challenges.  Some benign and […]