Rift Recon Blog — Art of Escape

The Next Art of Escape - Coming Soon

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Hi Everyone, It’s been a loooong while since we’ve hosted a public Art of Escape training. It’s getting on to be a year. We have been inundated with requests to run another public AoE for some time but we’ve been pulled in different directions as Rift Recon is a growing company, and putting on private Art of Escapes for companies.  Another direction that we’ve been pulled is my other new venture Dark Sum a Darknet indexing company that was born out of research here at Rift Recon and tested in DARPA MEMEX. So it just hasn’t left much time in the day for...

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Rift Recon’s Art of Escape Featured In Black Belt Magazine

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Best-selling American novelist Barry Eisler was an exceedingly precocious student in one of the first Rift Recon Art of Escape courses last year in San Francisco. Unbeknownst to us at the time, Eisler was not just hungry for knowledge - he was ravenous. The Art of Escape was only one in a long series of defense and survival trainings that Eisler embarked on, and he recently published a comprehensive piece in Black Belt Magazine detailing his experiences. For the entire story, be sure to pick up a print copy of Black Belt or subscribe today! - Arianna Travaglini Executive Assistant...

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After Action Report: The Art Of Escape San Francisco

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It seems like just yesterday that Rift Recon ran its first Art of Escape training in San Francisco, and yet last weekend marked the fourth Bay Area urban escape and evasion course. An entirely new group of enthusiastic, determined students embarked on three days of growth and development, with a healthy dose of apprehension mixed in! Executive Assistant Arianna Travaglini sat down with Art of Escape trainers Eric Michaud and Brian O'Shea to talk about the latest installment of Rift Recon’s most popular class. A: Eric, this is your sixth Art of Escape training, and Brian’s fourth. You both have...

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The Art of Escape Returns to San Francisco!

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Over the past few months Rift Recon has been steadily working to expand and improve upon our Art of...

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The Art of Escape: Coming to a city near YOU!

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Dear Friends, Have you been yearning to see what all of the Art of Escape fuss is about? Have you been reading Rift Recon blogs, surfing through photos, and staring longingly at press releases strategizing how to get to a city that’s one hundred, five hundred, or perhaps even three thousand miles away from you? Well, we hear you, and we’re here to help! Rift Recon is on the verge of a very exciting expansion - we’re looking at bringing our renowned The Art of Escape urban escape and evasion training to twice as many cities within the next year...

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