Blue Line Magazine – Guest Article

I am so very excited and humbled to be a guest contributor to the November 2018 edition of Blue Line Magazine – Canada’s Law Enforcement Magazine. You can find my article, 10 non-issued kit items […]

Tactical Solutions Magazine – Training Review Article

Very excited to have my work featured in Tactical Solutions Magazine, the official publication of the International Tactical Training Association (ITTA) based in Chicago, IL. From the ITTA website: The International Tactical Training Association (ITTA) […]

Goodbye 2017, Welcome 2018!

Happy New Years Eve All! The work-up to the end of 2017 has been both busy and involved. As 2017 has presented many challenges and rewards, I look to the future and what 2018 will […]

Hiking the Bruce Trail – Notes from the Trail

  Every foray outside one’s home brings with it the possibility of adventure and danger.  This excursion was no different. Our journey took us from the Southern end of the Bruce Trail (in Queenston Heights […]

Hiking the Bruce Trail – Outline & Preparations

Later this month, I will be hiking the Southern half of the Bruce Trail (Queenston to Collingwood) covering ~450km in about 2 weeks. To that end, I have been making lists, assembling gear, organizing and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Situational Awareness: A Primer

I have strong feelings about this topic. Too often do I see people do careless and dangerous things simply because they weren’t paying attention. Many accidents and attacks on people are largely avoidable through attuned situational awareness. […]

Hello, and welcome to True North Tradecraft.

Welcome to True North Tradecraft, your Canadian destination for Tradecraft, security, preparedness and survival topics. At True North Tradecraft, we are committed to providing education and support towards building your skill-sets and knowledge in the […]