March 22, 2019

Video & Commentary: Contracting in Iraq 2004 – 2007

As is published in my bio, I spent three years in Iraq from 2004 to 2007, followed by two years in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. After that, […]
March 20, 2019

Video: Rhodesian Pursuit Scenario: Texas Class 2019: Live Fire

March 20, 2019

Review: Texas 2019 Class by Dave

Below is my review of the Texas 2019 MVT class. I will give an overview of the content of the class, and then go into more […]
March 19, 2019

Solving the Security Problem in a High Threat / Collapse Environment

This is the latest in the series of ‘collapse’ posts and follows directly on from this one: ‘Drilling Down on the Concept of Group Defense in […]
March 18, 2019

Video: Immediate Action Drill: Fight Through! Live Fire Drill.

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March 15, 2019

Video: Break Contact Flank (Right): Texas Class 2019. Live Fire.

March 15, 2019

MVT News: CQBC Added September / Detailed AirSim Info.

Since I posted this yesterday, I have added another CQBC: 13-15 September: Close Quarter Battle Course (CQBC) There is one space currently available on the May […]
March 14, 2019

MVT News: Classes Added to 2019 Training Schedule + Fitness Assessment Update.

We have added several classes to the 2019 training Schedule: June 20-23: HEAT 1. July 20-21: Force on Force HEAT 3 Squad Tactics – see note […]
March 12, 2019

Drilling Down on the Concept of Group Defense in a Threat Environment

The purpose of this post is to look deeper into the concept of group defense in a high threat or collapse environment, by beginning the discussion […]
March 8, 2019

Squad Hasty Attack: Texas Class 2019. Live Fire.

March 7, 2019

MVT Video: RAID: Texas Class 2019

March 5, 2019

Edge of Collapse: Your Role as a Protector

Following on from my previous post ‘The Collapse: When and What? How to be ready?‘ I am going to put some ideas out there about what […]
March 3, 2019

Airsim Training Notes

The following from Dave37 on the MVT Forum: The week before last I attended my first Airsim training event, the Force on Force day of the […]
March 2, 2019

The Collapse: When and What? How to be ready?

I have foregone political posts for some time, and recently the blog has been focused on purely tactical & training matters. A mix of busy projects […]
March 1, 2019

Combat Leader Course – Dates Published, Available to Book!!!

The 2019 Combat Leader Course will run 6 – 13 October. There is space for a squad of 13 Students, and 4 – 6 OPFOR. This […]
February 27, 2019

HEAT 2 April 25 – 28: Space Available – Don’t miss this excellent class!

Guys, we have spaces on the HEAT 2 class April 25-28. This is NOT the old combat patrol class and there is no overnight portion. It […]
February 27, 2019

Video Evidence: Max YELLING at an MVT Class!!!!!

February 7, 2019

Upcoming Training Opportunities

As we start to move into the 2019 training season, we have the following training opportunities coming up between February and May: February 17 – 22: […]
February 6, 2019

Yeager HRCC Video: Total Clown Show

This was sent to me with the following quote: “His (Yeager’s) high risk civilian contractor (HRCC) course has always been controversial but this looks liked a […]
February 2, 2019

How to Train: Open Enrollment vs. Private Classes: Clarification

I’ve had some questions about how to train with MVT, stemming from my announcement back in October 2018 about a slight change in direction on class […]
February 1, 2019

Defensive Concealed Handgun (DCH) Class: Georgia 2 – 3 March

We are running the DCH class at the JRH Enterprises Range near Alma, Georgia on 2 – 3 March. We ran this class there last year […]
January 26, 2019

‘The Paras: Men of War’: New 3 Part UK TV Series

This three-part TV series just aired on British TV. It is not available in the US, but has been posted on YouTube, links copied here. It […]
January 18, 2019

MVT Functional Fitness Assessment: OneLife Fitness Explosive Performance Trainers

January 5, 2019

Hold the Line against Tyranny! Red Ralph and the Gun Grabbers.

On the MVT Forum yesterday: “Here we go. Virginia will be looking like NY, NJ, CT if not this year, then next. The commies have taken […]
December 20, 2018

MVT Functional Fitness Assessment – New Tactical Class Prerequisite

December 18, 2018

ShotStop Price Increase Jan 1st – Email for current pricing!

The MVT store has now been updated to reflect the ShotStop price increase for 2019. MVT prices are at MAP, so you won’t find this excellent […]
December 9, 2018

2019 Training Dates: Updated with HEAT 0.5 and DCH.

This is the second pass at 2019 class dates up to September. This adds HEAT 0.5 and DCH and includes the already published HEAT 1, HEAT […]
December 5, 2018

2019 Training Dates

This is the first pass at 2019 class dates up to August. This covers HEAT 1, HEAT 2, CQBC, FOF and special events / classes. This […]
November 28, 2018

AirSim: Recommended as an aid to training

Looking ahead to MVT classes for 2019, and also as a reminder of this excellent training aid for force on target and force on force training […]
November 26, 2018

Notes from Max (Incl. 2019)

This is a catch-all post to put out some information as we move into the holiday season and approach the end of the year. I hope […]