Spotter Up, founded in 2012, is a blog that provides credible and applicable information in support of individuals becoming the best at their survival preparations. This week, author Will Rodriguez wrote an article on what to expect from the educational courses available at Warrior Expo West in San Diego, CA this April 18th and 19th. 

Hear what Spotter Up has to say:

If you are setting up your April calendar don’t miss Warrior Expo West 18-19 April in San Diego this year, Spotter Up won’t. Out of Virginia Beach Virginia, ADS, Inc. is a leading defense, security and law enforcement material solutions provider.

They host two mini-defense trade shows yearly, Warrior Expo West and Warrior Expo East.  These are unique events where handpicked solutions to some of our pressing defense and security issues are showcased.  ADS has kicked it up a notch this year by offering some much-needed, cool and pertinent training.

There’s going to be some cutting edge products presented at Warrior Expo West by 250 vendors. We will be covering it as we have with other seminal events like this. Defense/security trade shows never disappoint, and ADS ramps up the “goodness” by offering on-site learning. Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts is offering three often sought and timely courses. 

They are:

Modern Use of Force is a review of specific use-of-force topics with the goal of before a high stress situation preparing the individual to make solid justifiable decisions in the heat of the moment and properly articulate those decisions after.

Battle-Born Leadership teaches tactical leadership principles as epitomized from real world incidents.

Surviving Active Violence Events focuses on how to assess, react to, and survive a violent event in the workplace, school or public event.

Training is being presented by Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts (PFC). They are 20 year security focused training providers. Their instructors each have decades of experience in the subjects being offered.  Each course is just two hours long making them a great opportunity to take advantage of some awesome instruction and still enjoy the event.

The one downside to awesome events like this is they aren’t open to the public. Warrior Expos is free to attend but intended for military, federal, state and local government agencies, law enforcement, first responders, qualified defense or government contractors. If you are a first responder, government employee, law enforcement or security contractor in the San Diego area in mid-April this is a no miss event.  You can get more information and register for the courses here.  Class sizes are limited, so don’t wait.

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