Mike Brake, Sergeant (ret) is the Owner/Operator of Brake Tactical Training Solutions. A career combined with 30 years of military and law enforcement duties including the Department of National Defence Special Service Forces and an Emergency Task Force SWAT operator.
Mike has been a Certified Use of Force Instructor in the Province of Ontario since 1995 and has over 20 years’ experience in developing, teaching and supervising Provincial use of force training, including less lethal options and defensive tactics.
Now Mike specializes in use of force training for the private sector, as well as instructing firearm courses for pistol, shotgun, tactical rifle and precision/sniper rifle. He is an Advisory Board Member with the Canadian Tactical Officers Association, a Tactical Pro-Staff Member for Vortex Canada, a Range Safety Officer and firearms training specialist with the Operational Shooting Association, as well as a Master Firearms Instructor with the Canadian Firearms Institute.
An accomplished and respected competitive shooter, Mike has represented Canada at the Can-Am Games, World Police Games, Ontario Tactical Advisory Board Competitions and other local tactical, IDPA and operational competitive events. Mike is recognized for his genuine passion for training, professional conduct, respectful disposition.