Matt JacquesMatt is a retired Police Officer and a Marine Corps veteran. Matt spent most of his military enlistment within HMX-1, The Presidential Helicopter Squadron. He served within the Military Police MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) and continued in Law Enforcement after his enlistment ended. Matt served with two Virginia Law Enforcement agencies and filled several billets. During his tenure, he served in different assignments as a Basic Academy Recruit Instructor, Field Training Officer, Detective within the Special Problems Unit as an undercover Detective as well as a founding Special Deputy of the U. S. Marshal Capital Area Fugitive Task Force for the Washington D.C. U S Marshal’s Office. Matt served several years on a large Northern Virginia Police Department SWAT team as an entry team member and was selected and served as a Sniper team member until his retirement. After his retirement, Matt worked as the Senior Manager of Assault Weapons for FNH USA. He managed the FN SPR Precision Rifle program; FN Belt fed Weapons section and the SCAR program. Matt was tasked with the user evaluations and teaching the New Equipment Training (NET) for SOCOM and the SCAR family of weapons. Matt left FNH USA in 2006 and returned to training Law Enforcement, this time within the ranks of the Federal Law Enforcement community within the Washington DC area. Matt started Victory First in 2012, and as of July 1st, 2013, Matt has dedicated his attention full time to his company and its clients. Victory First is currently under contract as a consultant with three Industry companies conducting business development and strategies as well as testing and evaluating new an innovative projects within the industry. Matt continues to be a contributing writer for RECOILweb.com and still conducts several disciplines of firearms training for Law Enforcement and Responsible citizens.
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Fighting From Concealment
Carrying a firearm for self-defense is only part of the equation. You need to be able to hide it well while still having ready access to it when the time comes. The odds of a deadly force encounter going smoothly are pretty slim. So preparing yourself for many possible scenarios is important. In this video Matt Jacques gets you thinking in that direction while helping to prepare you for whatever may come. Matt is a retired police officer and a Marine Corps veteran. He served with two Virginia law enforcement agencies as well as a Special Deputy of the U. S. Marshal Capital Area Fugitive Task Force for the Washington D.C area. Today Matt trains both law enforcement personnel and civilians under his company, Victory First. In this video, Matt reviews multiple targets, turning and shooting, shooting on the move, shooting from cover, strong hand presentation, disabled techniques, ground gun fighting, situational awareness, and much more.
Fundamentals of Everyday Carry
When you make the decision to carry a firearm for self-defense it’s a good idea to have a solid foundation in the fundamentals. In this video Matt Jacques walks you through all the fundamentals of everyday carry in a step by step approach. Matt is a retired police officer and a Marine Corps veteran. He served with two Virginia law enforcement agencies as well as a Special Deputy of the U. S. Marshal Capital Area Fugitive Task Force for the Washington D.C area. Today Matt trains both law enforcement personnel and civilians under his company, Victory First.