Join us in Episode 5 as we talk about Concealed Carry, Training and Gear with Matt Jacques of Victory-First!
- Former US Marine (served as an MP with HMX-1/ Presidential Helicopter Squadron)
- Retired Police Officer (Patrol and SWAT/Sniper, Special Assignments)
- Worked at FNH USA on several projects (FN SPR, Belt Fed Weapons, SOCOM SCAR)
- Most recently left a position with a Federal Law Enforcement Agency as the Firearms Training Unit Chief of Operations
- Panteao Productions featured instructor
- Featured on Trigger Time TV
- Matt’s Background
- How Victory-First came to be
- Matt’s Philosophy on concealed carry/ thoughts on Starbucks
- Thoughts on “advanced” training and why it is so important
- Whats more important? Gear or Training?
- Recommended Guns: Type/Manufacturer, Size (Subcompact/Compact/Full Size), Caliber?
- Carry Method: AIWB or strong-side inside or outside the waist band?
- EDC Discussion: See below for recomendations
- Remaining “low-profile” and discreet while carrying…does it even matter?
- Panteao and other video training and how students respond differently based upon their level of training and experience
- Matt going to classes, and how training with many reputable instructors is key to student development and advancement
- Upcoming projects with Panteao- A new release should be around SHOT Show and another next spring
- Upcoming “Fundamental of Every Day Carry” 19-20 OCT Hedgesville, WV
Matt’s Recommendations and his Everyday Carry Gear
- Good rigid gun belt, specifically Matt likes the Ares Gear Aegis Enhanced Belt
- Matt prefers holsters from Raven Concealment, specifically the Phantom Light Compatible Holster or Vanguard 2 when carrying AIWB
- HSGI Pistol Taco on RCS Moduloader Panel for magazine carry and management
- Surefire Back-Up Light
- Multitasker Series 3
- Emerson Roadhouse Knife
- S&W M&P Full-size pistol in 9mm (occasionally a Shield) with Arredondo Baseplates (Full-size Glock and S&W M&P Pistols in 9mm are Matt’s go-to carry guns)
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