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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.

You can reach us in these places:

Email – toftvr@gmail.com

Twitter – @taovelvet

Instagram - The Tao of The Velvet Rope

Blog – www.nightclubsecurityconsulting.com

May 23, 2018

This week’s guest has managed to capture the reality that is working Security in a Nightlife venue. From the arguments to the drunks, his videos encapsulate what Bar Security deals with on a regular basis…and what the regular world has no idea about.

You can find his work on YouTube (Door Guy) and on Instagram...


May 10, 2018

A discussion about the "Right to Refuse Service" and what that actually means.


May 4, 2018

This week on Tao of The Velvet Rope, we interview artist and ex-bouncer Chuck Collins. We talk about his work in bars and how it inspired him to create “BOUNCE!”; a comic about a NYC bouncer, his friends, and their adventures.

Where you can find Chuck Collins online:

Instagram: bounce_comic

Twitter:...


Apr 26, 2018

A discussion on the ramifications of "going hands on" and using "Reasonable Force".


Apr 20, 2018

How to deal with Violent Incidents before, during, and after they occur.

Here is the link to the video discussed during this episode.