One Step Ahead WITH Tom Czyz

The One Step Ahead Podcast brings together people from all walks of life to talk about their individual experiences. From topics such as safety and security to entrepreneurship and small business, One Step Ahead provides listeners with great stories about facing down adversity and advice and encouragement to push forward in life and business.

Tom Czyz is the founder and CEO of Armoured One LLC, a safety and security company that specializes in training and preparation against active shooter attacks. With nearly 20 years of experience in law enforcement (Homicide/SWAT), Tom is an expert in K-12 security and preparedness, as well as active shooter history and statistics.


Nov 18, 2020

Finding Purpose After Overcoming Depression & Anxiety with Elissa Gibbs

“If you know you need help you have to go and seek it and it’s very hard to be vulnerable. I don’t like being vulnerable, I don’t know anybody who likes being vulnerable. But, being vulnerable is so hugely important in taking that first step to ask for…

Nov 13 , 2020

Understanding Why Kids Kill with Dr. Peter Langman

In this episode, I talk with Dr. Peter Langman who has spent more than 20 years studying the underlying causes of school shootings. While the media portrays bullying as the primary cause, Dr. Langman argues that there are generally much deeper issues behind kids killing their peers. Join us for an honest conversation about active shooters in schools, what parents can do to pay more attention to their kids, and what steps schools can take to better protect their students, faculty, and staff.