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ECQC Shivworks 2-on-1 Evolution June 2016

ECQC Shivworks 2-on-1 Evolution June 2016

| June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Remember when I got shot in the head repeatedly in a cornfield? Ah, good times. The 2-on-1 evolution is not the last evolution of Craig Douglas’s ECQC class, but I consider it to be the ultimate test of the class. Students are expected to put together everything they’ve learned, and every participant has their own […]

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ECQC Shivworks Vehicle Evolution June 2016

ECQC Shivworks Vehicle Evolution June 2016

The final scenario of ECQC is a one on one fight inside of a car. One student is the driver, who picks up a hitch hiker. Both participants are armed, but the hitch hiker has the advantage of having their pistol already drawn and under their leg. The defending student has to buy time in […]

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3×3 Review: Shivworks ECQC Wisconsin 2016

3×3 Review: Shivworks ECQC Wisconsin 2016

Last weekend, The She Shepherd and I attended the ECQC class taught by Craig Douglas of Shivworks. I will cover specific drills and evolutions in future posts, but here is my 3×3 review. The 3×3 review format discusses the top 3 things covered in class, the top 3 things I learned from the class, and […]

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Life After Shivworks: Spring Workout Update

Life After Shivworks: Spring Workout Update

Shivworks’s ECQC is just over two weeks away. That’s 20 hours of grappling, squatting, rollin’ and wrasslin’ against men and women who want to turn me into a human knife sheath or Simunitions storage unit. I’ve been more committed to my physical fitness since my first ECQC class 11 months ago. I’ve concentrated on balance, core strength, […]

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Life After Shivworks: Winter Workout Update

Life After Shivworks: Winter Workout Update

| March 28, 2016 | 9 Comments

In July of 2015 I attended the Extreme Close Quarters Combat class taught by Craig “Southnarc” Douglas of Shivworks. Two months after that, I wrote the first “Life After Shivworks” update, detailing some of my observations about the physical stress of the class, and how it effected me and the other students. I also wrote […]

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3×3 Review: Day 2 Rangemaster Tactical Conference 2016

3×3 Review: Day 2 Rangemaster Tactical Conference 2016

| March 21, 2016 | 5 Comments

My 3×3 review format identifies the 3 most important topics in a class, the 3 things most important to me, and the 3 things I’m going to change. Here’s my 3×3 review of the second day of the Rangemaster 2016 “Polite Society” Tactical Conference

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Force on Force Scenario: Grocery Bag Mugging

Force on Force Scenario: Grocery Bag Mugging

| January 22, 2016 | 3 Comments

Last Saturday we attended force on force scenario based training offered by QSI Training. It was the first FoF class of 2016, and I learned a lot and had a great time. Class Overview This is an extremely brief description of the course. 12 students, 10 male, 2 female Students had varying levels of experience […]

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Life After Shivworks

Life After Shivworks

| September 23, 2015 | 6 Comments

About two months ago  I attended the three day, 20-hour Shivworks Extreme Close Quarters Combat course taught by Craig “Southnarc” Douglas. Almost immediately after the first day’s lecture we did the “billy goat drill.” Two students put their hands at their sides, squared their hips, and touched their foreheads together. Then they pushed as hard as they […]

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Shivworks ECQC Truck Evolution

Shivworks ECQC Truck Evolution

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

I attended the Shivworks Extreme Close Quarter Combat course taught by Craig “SouthNarc” Douglas last weekend. In a previous post I discussed the different modes students used to train with each other: Consensual – students offer little to no resistance during practice. Non-consensual – students offered resistance at the direction of Craig, depending on the […]

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Shivworks Extreme Close Quarters Combat Overview

Shivworks Extreme Close Quarters Combat Overview

| July 21, 2015 | 5 Comments

This is the most fun I’ve ever had getting my ass kicked. — Fellow student When I first met Craig “SouthNarc” Douglas at Rangemaster this February I had no idea who he was. I had heard the name, but did not know what Craig looked like. He was observing a class I attended, and I had […]

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