Student Review: HEAT Reconnaissance Nov 2019: D Close

   A new class and one of the best classes I’ve taken at MVT. Daytime only. Eight students taught by 1SG and Max. First day of class provided context and overview of the reconnaissance mission. It is a blend of intelligence, infantry tactics, field skills and communications. Modeled on Long Range Surveillance Units from the […]

The future of the Combat Leader Course: HEAT Squad Tactics

The Combat Leader Course was designed as an 8 Day class due to the optimum number of students being 13, and having time to run a mission with each student as Squad Leader (2 missions per day). It was also discussed that many people may want to attend the class but without the pressure of […]

Student Review: Combat Leader Course (CLC) October 2019: Dave

Update on CLC by Max: The CLC became an 8 Day class due to the optimum number of students being 13, and having time to run a mission with each student as Squad Leader. Following the AAR for the 2019 class, the difficulty of getting OPFOR for the week, and the problems with time off […]

Video: HEAT Night Operations Class Nov 2019

This video was taken on the second night of the HEAT Night Operations Class in November 2019, using a ‘student cam’ equipped with an ANVRS camera. More information on this class can be found HERE.  Class prerequisites are: HEAT 1 Combat TacticsHEAT 2 Combat Patrol ————— This series of instructional videos illustrate tactical concepts described […]

Student Review: HEAT Night Operations Nov 15-17: Dimitri

Night Operations Class Overall score 10 out of 10. Having been to several HEAT 1 and HEAT 2 classes, which are day time courses, I had a chance to experience some of the criteria of the HEAT classes at Night Operations course in almost total darkness.  What a huge difference the darkness makes, when fire teams are […]

Student Review: Pawnee OK HEAT 0.75 – William

Many thanks to DP for organizing and pulling this training off. As usual, Max excelled on all levels. This was a HEAT “0.75” class. The first day was spent crawling (in the British parlance). Learning how to face the contact in a safe manner – head, body, weapon – is paramount, and a basic building […]

Defensive Concealed Handgun (DCH) Review, 26-27 Oct 2019 by Todd

I grew up in NE Minnesota shooting a .22 at 7-yrs old. Started bird hunting and deer hunting at a very young age. I joined the USAF (delayed enlistment) as a senior in HS, and wanted to be an SP (cop).  I took the ASVAB and found out I did well in Electronics, so went […]

Defensive Concealed Handgun (DCH) Review, 26-27 Oct 2019 by ‘Left Bob’

I attended the Max Velocity Training Defensive Concealed Handgun Class on October 26th – 27th at the MVT Training Center in Romney, WV to improve my basic handgun skills. The class greatly exceeded my expectations and continues to demonstrate that MVT, for me,  is the “go-to”  location for superlative training.  The class, taught by Scott, […]

British Infantry Belt Kit: Review JayJays Gen 4 Web Gear

This is a instructional session on the applicability and use of the British Army belt kit (webbing), focusing specifically on a review of the JayJays Gen 4 web gear, in this case the commanders version. Gen IV Commanders Description: The Gen IV Commanders is a totally flexible belt kit system where the pouches are […]

Space Available on HEAT 1 Combat Tactics 5 – 8 December

A handful of spaces left on the HEAT 1 Combat Tactics Class. The HEAT 1 class is very much our flagship live fire class, and opens up the door to training on many other MVT live Fire classes. HERE for the info page. HERE to book.