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The Tao of The Velvet Rope: Myths, Truths, and Guiding Principles of Nightclub Security


Hello and welcome to TAO OF THE VELVET ROPE

A weekly podcast where we discuss the Myths, Truths, and Guiding Principles of Nightclub Security.

Join us as we take a look at the TACTICS, STRATEGIES, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES that can help to keep your EMPLOYEES, YOUR PATRONS, AND YOUR ESTABLISHMENT safe and liability free. Whether you’re a security staffer, bar manager, venue owner, or patron - this podcast will help you gain some insight into the world of entertainment venue security.

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Email – toftvr@gmail.com

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Oct 18, 2017

How to avoid putting yourself in compromising positions while on the job.

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Oct 11, 2017

Is there such a thing as a "professional" Bouncer? And if there is, how does one guide their career in that direction? This week we offer suggestions on pursuing this career track.


Oct 4, 2017

Whether they are having a special night on the town with their college roommates or dropping $10k on a bottle of alcohol, VIP clientele expect a specific level of service. What is the best way to provide it?


Sep 27, 2017

The main consideration for control tactics should not be when to apply them but whether they are necessary. We take a look at the downsides and issues of the incorrect application of Wrist Locks and Submissions, as well as the thought processes and training that should precede their use.


Sep 20, 2017

Altercations and ejections don't magically materialize. If you and your staff are in tune with the crowd and the environment, trouble can be cut-off before it even starts.