16 episodes

The world can be a violent and dangerous place. To confront real-world threats, you must understand the winning mindset, physical techniques, weapons, and the law.

Dennis Root is a nationally recognized expert in the use of force by law enforcement and for self-defense. He has spent over three decades teaching firearms, control tactics, and many other force-related programs. Dennis has trained countless law enforcement officers from across the United States. He also provides training for professional investigators and private individuals just like you. He wants to help everyone understand the mental and physical preparation needed to face life-endangering situations.

Dennis and his guests will focus on the use of force for self-defense, as well as the laws that govern your actions. Their ultimate goal is to help empower you to protect yourself and your loved ones. Show topics will include everything from training concepts to weapon applications. From pepper spray to firearms, the spoken word to the use of deadly force, and everything in between.

Force Concepts with Dennis Root Dennis Root

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The world can be a violent and dangerous place. To confront real-world threats, you must understand the winning mindset, physical techniques, weapons, and the law.

Dennis Root is a nationally recognized expert in the use of force by law enforcement and for self-defense. He has spent over three decades teaching firearms, control tactics, and many other force-related programs. Dennis has trained countless law enforcement officers from across the United States. He also provides training for professional investigators and private individuals just like you. He wants to help everyone understand the mental and physical preparation needed to face life-endangering situations.

Dennis and his guests will focus on the use of force for self-defense, as well as the laws that govern your actions. Their ultimate goal is to help empower you to protect yourself and your loved ones. Show topics will include everything from training concepts to weapon applications. From pepper spray to firearms, the spoken word to the use of deadly force, and everything in between.

    The Hot Pot Exercise

    The Hot Pot Exercise

    Dennis discusses the "Hot Pot Exercise" as a means of explaining how perception influences the force decision-making process.

    • 9 min
    The Rayshard Brooks Shooting: Looking Past The Media

    The Rayshard Brooks Shooting: Looking Past The Media

    During this episode of Force Concepts, I will discuss the information presented by the Fulton County District Attorney. I express my observations and share questions we should be asking, before we form our opinions of this event.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Scanning | The Art of Seeing

    Scanning | The Art of Seeing

    During this episode, I discuss scanning as a part of the training process needed for real-world encounters. The art of seeing and not just looking.

    • 22 min
    Dummy Round Training

    Dummy Round Training

    During this episode of Force Concepts, we discuss the importance of dummy rounds, and how you can incorporate them into your firearms training.

    • 19 min
    Trigger Finger Discipline

    Trigger Finger Discipline

    Trigger finger discipline is one of the critical elements of firearm safety. During this episode, we will discuss what it is and why it is so important.

    • 26 min
    Cooper's Colors | Levels of Awareness

    Cooper's Colors | Levels of Awareness

    Cooper's Colors makes it easy for us to discuss and understand levels of awareness and their application to your self-defense training.

    • 23 min

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