Category: VIP Protection

Executive Protection Training – Blueprint for Success (Part 3)

Part 1 Part 2  Phase 3 – Moving beyond the beginning If you’ve done everything I’ve mentioned thus far in the previous 2 articles, then you are well on your way to a very successful career in Executive Protection (EP) or Close Protection (CP). If you take all the previous steps and just repeat the […]

Executive Protection Training – Blueprint for Success (Part 2)

Once you’ve developed the basic skills, only then can you move on to more intermediate, specialty and advanced training.

Executive Protection Training – Blueprint for Success (Part 1)

Part 1 in a 3 Part Series Part 2 Here & Part 3 Coming Soon One of the most common questions we receive is “What training do I need for Executive Protection?“. Since we receive this question so often, we thought we would address some options in this article. This info can benefit many people […]

Terminator Attacked – My Thoughts on the Incident

I would like to take a few minutes of your time to address my thoughts on a recent attack on a VIP. Although I haven’t written on my blog in a while due to training and operational reasons, I felt I needed to start writing again and this was as good a time as any. […]

10 Personal Protection Tips that will cost you nothing

Everyday you are bombarded with marketing and other sales tactics from pretty much every range of business out there. With all that noise, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd and tune everything out. Well, if you want to better protect yourself, there are things you can do right now, that will not require […]

My Experience at the IPSB – 2018 Close Protection Conference

I recently had the opportunity to attend the International Protective Security Board (IPSB), 2018 Close Protection Conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada. I will be honest, I was not certain what to expect as I had never been before. But since I wanted to have the best and most recent information for my clients, as well […]

SPOILER ALERT – Sneak Peek at our VIP Close Protection Site Liaison Specialist Course

At SpecVIP Protection Group we are very passionate about finding unique ways to help better protect people. However, we also understand the challenges many businesses and organizations face when looking for ways to improve their profitability, while minimizing risk. We specifically designed our VIP Close Protection Site Liaison Specialist course for all of those reasons […]

How to get Started in a Career in VIP Close Protection

There are a lot of people who are very interested in getting into the professional field of VIP Close Protection, Executive Protection or who want to be a Bodyguard. When they go down this path they soon realize that it is not super easy to get started or even find out where to start. In […]

The Threat of Natural Disasters

Today marks the start of Emergency Preparedness Week where I live. With that in mind I thought I would post about some major threats to our personal safety in the form of Natural Disasters. Natural environmental acts occur on a fairly frequent basis and affect the personal safety of VIPs both at home and abroad, […]

The Threat of Human Induced Violence

We live in a world with some amazing people, doing some amazing things. There is so much good out there it’s often hard to believe how terrible humanity can be. This is especially concerning for those of us in the VIP Protection industry and something that we are constantly thinking of. However, if you are […]