Spring is in the air and our calendar remains packed with open and closed programs across the United States.  Enjoy this edition of our monthly newsletter and check out the Progressive FORCE Concepts Facebook page for other news and updates.

On Saturday April 14th, join us at the Clark County Shooting Complex for the COMBAT CANCER CHALLENGE benefiting the Lyman family.  This half-day fundraiser will include shooting, CrossFit and a 5k run/walk…all for a GREAT cause.  Read below for more about Chad Lyman and this special event.

PFC Instructor Spotlight – Meet PFC Instructor, Chad Lyman.
Tfic Chedders



Chad Lyman has combined his years of operational law enforcement and Mixed Martial Arts experience to emerge as one of the nation’s leading defensive tactics trainers. He is the consummate professional, trainer, and street cop whose dedication to students and the advancement of officer safety through modern tactics is unparalleled.Read more.


Gear Review: VTG Ballistic Plates

See PFC instructor Brian Hartman review the Victory Tactical Gear Special Pistol Threat Ballistic Plates. Brian conducted a  battery of tests, to include; buoyancy, universal fit, physical tasks, and ballistics using both handgun and shotgun. Watch the video below to see the outcome!


PFCtraining.com - VTG SPT Plates Review

PSOC is now AZ POST Approved   
Protective Security Operations Certification (PSOC), is now POST approved in Arizona, which means attending the 5-day, 60 hour+ training course will result in continuing training credit hours for Arizona Peace Officers.

PSOC will be held in Phoenix, AZ on April 16-20!

*** Contact PFC HQ to apply ***


See the latest PFC/AR15.com drill video!

PFCtraining & AR15.com
PFC instructors Brian Hartman and Sean Hendrickson demo a drill involving multiple threats. This video features all three PFC targets (Tiers 1,2 and 3) as well as different weapons systems.

PFCTraining & AR15.com
“Inside Out – Outside In”

Upcoming Featured Training

Progressive Carbine 1 – April 27th
Progressive Handgun 1 – April 28th


Hosted by NYFirearms.com & All Star Tactical! 


Join us this month for the…


Progressive F.O.R.C.E.



Run! / Shoot! / WOD!


Show your support during this action-packed fundraiser benefiting the Lyman family.  Run, jog or walk the 5k.  Shoot the ‘extreme steel’ course for the best time.  Tackle the CrossFit workout of the day (WOD).  Or attack all three events!  Prizes donated by our sponsors.


$15.00, $25.00 or 30.00 to enter.


Saturday, April 14, 2012

9:00am – 1:00pm

Clark County Shooting Complex, Las Vegas, NV


Special thanks to our sponsors:








For more info or to register, contact PFC HQ:


[email protected]




Training Schedule – Courses Coming Soon!
Register early to guarantee enrollment.
Apr 15, Progressive Carbine 1, Las Vegas, NV Enroll
Apr 16-19, PSOC/Protection Agent Development, Phoenix, AZ *
Apr 20, PSOC/Protective Pistol Skills, Phoenix, AZ *
Apr 27, Progressive Carbine 1, Rochester, NY Enroll
Apr 28, Progressive Handgun 1, Rochester, NY Enroll
May 1-3, NYTOA Training Conference & Expo, Verona, NY
May 5, Tactical Indoor Defense & Evacuation (TIDE), NY Enroll
May 6, Tactical Indoor Defense & Evacuation II (TIDE 2) NY Enroll
May 14-16, Protective Driving Operations Cert., Las Vegas, NV*
May 17-20, PSOC/Protection Agent Development, Las Vegas, NV*
May 21, PSOC/Protective Pistol Skills, Las Vegas, NV*
May 27, Progressive Handgun 2, Las Vegas, NV Enroll
June 9, Progressive Handgun 1, El Centro, CA Enroll
June 10, Progressive Handgun 5, El Centro, CA Enroll
June 19-22, Combative Pistol Instructor Cert., Las Vegas, NV *

* Clearance required to enroll.  Contact PFC HQ to register.

Thank you for your time and support. Check our website, Facebook and YouTube channel for frequent updates. We look forward to seeing you at a course soon!

Best regards,
The PFC Team

Progressive F.O.R.C.E. Concepts LLC
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