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Force Concepts with Dennis Root
9 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
The Hot Pot Exercise
Dennis discusses the "Hot Pot Exercise" as a means of explaining how perception influences the force decision-making process.
86 minutes | Jun 19, 2020
The Rayshard Brooks Shooting
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.
23 minutes | Jan 17, 2020
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.
20 minutes | Jan 10, 2020
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.
27 minutes | Jan 7, 2020
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.
23 minutes | Sep 13, 2019
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.
32 minutes | Sep 7, 2019
The O-O-D-A Loop | A Look into Boyd's Cycle
During today's episode, I am going to look at and discuss the O-O-D-A Loop. I will explain the concept and how it relates to your training.
31 minutes | Mar 22, 2019
The Will to Kill
The will to kill is a concept few want to discuss, but it's as important and your ability to recognize a threat.The act of self-defense requires a person to prepare mentally, physically, and emotionally for combat. However, there is a significant difference between training and real-world applications. Ask yourself, are you willing?
20 minutes | Mar 9, 2019
The Hot Pot Theory | Explaining Perception
During this episode, Dennis discusses the hot pot theory as a means of explaining the impact perception has on the decision making process.
36 minutes | Feb 15, 2019
Stand Your Ground | Beyond The Myths - 007
“Stand Your Ground” is not a law or a “license to kill.” During this episode, I discuss stand your ground & its role in the use of force for self-defense.
27 minutes | Feb 8, 2019
Terminology | Defining Force - 006
The use of force goes beyond the physical and mental aspects. You must understand the terms associated with this discipline and how to explain it to others.
19 minutes | Feb 1, 2019
Slow Is Smooth and Smooth Becomes Fast!
During this episode, Dennis discusses how slow is smooth and smooth becomes fast should be the guiding principle of all training programs. The emphasis should be on technique development, not speed.
24 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
What Is a Force Continuum - 004
During today's show, Dennis discusses the force continuum as a guideline for what is considered a reasonable response to a given threat.
26 minutes | Jan 18, 2019
Developing the Combat Athlete in You - 003
The combat athlete is a concept Dennis created to help motivate and guide your mental and physical training. During this episode, Dennis discusses his concept and how you can become a combat athlete.
34 minutes | Jan 11, 2019
Mindset Development - 002
During this episode of Force Concepts, Dennis discusses the development of your winning mindset. This information can be applied to all aspects of your life, from self-defense to business & everything in between.
29 minutes | Jan 4, 2019
Force Concepts Introduction - 001
Welcome to the first episode of Force Concepts with Dennis Root, a podcast dedicated to helping you unlock and develop your inner warrior. In this episode, Dennis provides an overview of the show, his background, and how to reach him.
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