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Developing baton knockdown power

“If you’re going to give someone a tool, teach them how to use it!”

Police1 Contributor Gary T. Klugiewicz demonstrates how the combination of proper finger grip, body movement, and verbalization can generate the most effective, powerful baton strikes.

Gary has been involved for over fifteen years in the development of both training & duty trauma protective equipment. He is currently employed by as a Use-of-Force subject matter expert, researcher, program developer, and training specialist where he continues to provide tactical communication skills and defensive tactics training. His collaboration with the Force Science Research Center, Team One Network, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Verbal Judo Institute, and Purposeful Development Associates allows him to bring the most current tactical and instructional insights into his training programs. He is the lead instructor for Verbal Judo’s Tactical Communication for the Correctional Professional training program.