As the defensive tactics instructor at my department, I am very familiar with Armament Systems and Procedures (ASP). If you are a law enforcement officer you’ve probably heard of the company, they have been dishing out top quality police equipment since 1976. ASP is probably most known for their batons, but produce a wide range of gear for cops around the world. Today we are looking at the training baton, designed to allow real-life application during scenario training and DT training. I believe if you’re going to carry a tool, then you should be an expert with it. The ASP training baton allows for safe and effective training with a foam covered core and a grip that mirrors the real thing.  You can pick up a carrier that allows the trainee to draw their baton just as they would in a confrontation on the streets. Check out the video for more details. 

Author – Sean Kennard is a Texas Law Enforcement Officer and serves as a SWAT Officer for his department. He is also the head defensive tactics instructor and holds various instructor certificates such as Krav Maga Force Division Instructor, FBI Defensive Tactics Instructor, Tactical Breaching Instructor and various others. Kennard holds an undefeated Mixed Martial Arts record and is a practitioner of Muay Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Olympic weightlifting. He is a fitness and adventure enthusiast and enjoys the great outdoors.