Episodes

Jason Van Camp: Deliberate Discomfort

July 9, 2022

In this episode, Adam and Jason dive into the journey to releasing Deliberate Discomfort and the inspiration, experiences, and thought that went into the making of the book.

Adam Maxwell: Law Enforcement and Military Optics from Vortex

July 6, 2022

In this episode, Adam provides a brief history of Vortex Optics and their work with law enforcement and military. He takes a deep dive into Low Power Variable Optics vs. Red Dot technology and includes information on their r…

Jeff Chang & Tyler Ellsworth: Sniper Training & Adapting to a New Reality

June 30, 2022

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Jon Becker: The Mind Behind The Debrief | A New Podcast for Tactical Operations

June 4, 2022

In this episode, Adam sits down with Jon Becker, founder of Aardvark and host of the new podcast, "The Debrief with Jon Becker". They break down Jon's background and dive into what inspired him to start The Debrief podcast.

Tony Blauer: Collaborative Training with Advanced Tools & Technique

June 4, 2022

At SHOT SHOW 2022, Adam and Tony offer some information about a next-level training collaboration with Blauer Tactical, VirTra, and ILET Network - stay tuned for more on this! They dive into the science behind training, situ…

Paul Cunningham: Notch Hats for Shooters & Instructors

May 24, 2022

In this episode, Adam and Paul connect at 2022 SHOT Show to talk Notch hats, sunglasses, and other gear. Paul discusses his experience serving his country and the value they place on supporting the law enforcement and milita…

Mike Farrell: Smart Firearms Training

May 5, 2022

Mike Farrell is the Founder and President of Smart Firearms, a company using innovative devices to #ChangeTheStandard of firearms training.

Tim Pearce: Accuracy Under Fire - Injury Stimulation Technology

May 5, 2022

At the 2022 SHOT Show Conference, Adam Kinakin talks with Tim Pearce, Inventor and Founder of Accuracy Under Fire (AUFire).

Eric Glesser: Spyderco Knives - ShotShow 2022 Special Episode

April 2, 2022

At SHOT Show, Adam & Eric Glesser discuss Spyderco’s products, their support of law enforcement, and their approach to design and business.

Kris “Tanto” Paronto: Firearms Instructor Development - Becoming Well-Rounded

March 5, 2022

Today’s episode features the first in a series of interviews from SHOT Show 2022, an annual event of the NSSF - the Firearm Industry Trade Association.  We’re kicking off the SHOT Show Series at the Maxim Defense booth with …

Special Episode: The Crisis in Ukraine

March 1, 2022

This conversation was recorded on February 28th, 2022. All opinions of those involved are theirs alone and do not reflect the thoughts and opinions of any respective agency or organization.  Join us for a REAL-TIME recap of …

Adam Wills: Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Marketing, and Podcasts

Feb. 28, 2022

Adam Wills is a law enforcement veteran of 15 years turned business and marketing expert. Adam is passionate about helping fellow law enforcement achieve their business goals. He is the Marketing Strategist for his brand Sto…

Robert Chadwick: The FBI Tactical Training Unit (TTU)

Feb. 20, 2022

Robert Chadwick is the Former Head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Tactical Training Program. Among many other responsibilities, Robert was also the FBI’s National Academy Program Coordinator. He retired recently fr…

Dr. Mike Simpson: TACMED, Resiliency, and Training Standards

Feb. 12, 2022

Dr. Mike “Doc” Simpson, the host of the “Mind of the Warrior” podcast, joins Adam to discuss multiple topics including tactical medicine, training standards, mental and physical health, resiliency, and more.  LISTEN TO PAST …

Pete Morris: Tactical Leadership

Feb. 10, 2022

Pete Morris has spent the last 27 years with a major metropolitan Police Service in Ontario, Canada. 21 of those years have been spent on the Tactical Team, with 6 years as the team Sergeant and a recent promotion to S/Sgt. …

Greg Williams & Brian Marren: Predicting Danger w/ Human Behavior Pattern Recognition & Analysis

Jan. 13, 2022

Today’s episode of The Tactical Breakdown Podcast features our partners at Arcadia Cognerati, an organization operating on the belief that risk should be mitigated, not managed. At the helm is Greg Williams, a decorated law …

Jason Evans: Digital Media Forensics & Crime Scene Reconstruction

Jan. 11, 2022

Jason is a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager for Knott Labs who specializes in Forensic Engineering, Product & Premise Liability, and Accident Reconstruction. Prior Police Officer with a demonstrated history of working…

Doc Davis: Understanding Autism for Law Enforcement

Jan. 5, 2022

At the 2021 ILEETA Conference, Adam Kinakin is joined by Ronald “Doc” Davis, the President of RD2 Consulting, LLC. Doc is a business development professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Psychology. His exp…

2022 Annual Update - Exclusive ILET Network Offer

Jan. 1, 2022

ILET Community: https://ilet.network/community-information/ Adam breaks down what you can expect in 2022 with the Tactical Breakdown Podcast and the New Release of the ILET Community Platform. The Instructors' Roundtable is …

Steve Nash: The Truth Behind Training & Leadership

Dec. 28, 2021

Steve Nash is a retired Lieutenant-Colonel and Infantry-Airborne-Ranger with almost 25 years of military experience serving Canada at home and abroad. Having served most of his military career in operational units, he has al…

Dan Greene: Going Beyond the Basics in Law Enforcement Training

Dec. 25, 2021

Dan has worked as a law enforcement professional in the state of Arizona for over twenty-four years. Dan began his career as an officer in 1996 and in 1998 was selected as a Field Training Officer where he served until 2000.…

Andrew DeMuth: Leaders... It's Not About YOU

Dec. 23, 2021

The annual ILEETA Conference is a unique experience for instructors. Experts that are passionate about training and hungry for knowledge gather to learn from and collaborate with some of the best instructors in the world. To…

Joshua Brown - Unmanned Areal Vehicles (UAVs)

Dec. 18, 2021

In this episode of the Tactical Breakdown Podcast, Adam Kinakin sits down with Joshua Brown, the Founder & CEO of ICARUS Aerospace, at the 2021 ILEETA Conference.  Joshua is a Service-Disabled Naval Veteran with over a decad…

"Little" Joe Ferrera - Threat Pattern Recognition in Firearms Training

Dec. 16, 2021

At the 2021 ILEETA Conference, Tactical Breakdown host Adam Kinakin is joined by “Little Joe” Ferrera, use of force, subject control & firearms trainer. Joe began his career in 1977 and has worked for Federal, County, and Ci…