Godwin, Matt

Matt Godwin President of DNA K9, LLC located in central NC.

  • Active K-9 Handler
  • Head Trainer for 18 Agencies
  • High ranked and Certified Police Decoy in the US
  • Active Expert Witness for Jury Testimony involving K-9 Deployments
  • Former 2IC for Specialized Dual Purpose Military Procurement and Preparation Program.
  • Author for Police K-9 Magazine
  • Instructor Police K-9 Magazine Conference
  • Instructor K-9 Cop Magazine Conference
  • Instructor NPCA National Seminar
  • High Angle/High Risk Entry for K-9 Instructor
  • 10 Years Military Service; OIF OEF

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Class: Dog Sparring, Communication with the K-9 and Exposure to Man Pressure as a Decoy  *Live-Demonstration using dogs*

The class will discuss how to recognize and translate what the K-9 is telling you during an engagement, placate to the needs of the dog, create and maintain deep grips and ground fighting a man.