People Vertx and Victory First Partner Up Industry News May 19, 2016 Join the Conversation We've been told about a new partnership between Vertx Apparel and Victory First. It is a cause for much rejoicing. Update: there's an open enrollment Victory First class at the Alliance Police Training facility in October. You can read all about it below. Vertx and Victory First Partner Up Vertx, a premier tactical and outdoor brand of apparel and gear, announced today its expanded partnership with Victory First, a leader in law enforcement, firearms training and consulting. The partnership will focus on utilization of Victory First’s expertise in tactics and training, while incorporating the Vertx line of concealed carry bags and packs for real world use. Additionally, Victory First will conduct training classes for Vertx, which will include relevant tactical applications. “We’re excited to expand our business relationship with Matt Jacques and Victory First as a preferred training provider for Vertx’s EDC line of bags and packs,” says Darrell Morrow, Vice President of Vertx. “Matt brings a wealth of professional and industry knowledge that is essential for today’s prepared professional. His leadership through Victory First will help us ensure that all of our customers have access to the most relevant, useful training that complements the Vertx line of products.” The Vertx line of EDC bags and packs is feature-rich and specifically designed to accommodate concealed carry in everyday life application. As a design consultant on all of the bags, Matt has intimate knowledge of their use in the field, and in everyday life when proper training and tactics are coupled with the right products. “I believe in the products that Vertx brings to market, and I have been proud to have been involved as a consultant, so partnering with them from a training standpoint was a natural fit,” says Matt Jacques, Victory First Owner. “I am extremely picky about the products I use; and professional end users will tell you that having training with the right products can be the difference in a win or lose situation. The training we offer through Victory First will help our customers become more efficient and confidently reliant on the products they trust.” Victory First will also manage a Train-The-Trainer program for Vertx that will help educate its sales force, dealer network and key customer groups on the design potential and benefits of training with Vertx products. About Vertx Vertx is a premier tactical and outdoor brand for the modern day prepared professional. Vertx designs world-class apparel, bags and packs that are created by best-in-class designers to combine a low visual profile with superior functionality. Since its inception in 2009, Vertx has earned trust among the nation’s top operators for exceptional performance, fit and durability. Vertx is a brand of Fechheimer, a Berkshire Hathaway Company. For more information, visit www.vertx.com. About Victory First Victory First strives to provide real world tactics and firearms training to the Law Enforcement and Military markets, as well as to responsible firearm owners. Led by Matt Jacques, Victory First harnesses more than 20+ years of experience in various military, law enforcement and federal government assignments, incorporating proven methods of fundamental skills and tactical training for its students. Victory First also offers consulting to select clients, covering real-world use in product development, manufacturing, testing and marketing. For more information, visit their website at http://www.victory-first.com or [email protected] Explore RECOILweb:First Look - Spuhr QD ISMSThe new parallel limb bow case from PlanoAfterSHOT: Serbu Arms RN50 - Party like it's 1993Liberty Ammunition: a new management team takes the helm NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Click here to get IMMEDIATE ACCESS to a digital PDF of this target pack!