About Us


StressVest is a privately owned North American company whose sole objective is to revolutionize the firearm force on force training industry with the only non projectile system with a pain penalty that induces the necessary stress required for realistic training. StressVest is designed to improve tactical firearm force on force training in law enforcement, military, security and corrections markets around the world.

Stressvest is a sister company of Shocknife and Setcan Corporation.

Shocknife was incorporated in November 2004, to research, design, commercialize, and distribute the patented Shocknife training knife. It is the only training knife in the world capable of inducing the necessary fear and acute stress required for realistic and effective training. Shocknife revolutionized edged weapon training and has won numerous awards and is now used in over 500 agencies academies worldwide in over 15 countries.

Stressvest uses  Technology.

Setcan Corporation was established tin 2006 to provide ONLY the finest reality based training products and Instructor training certifications available to Officer Safety/Defensive Tactics/Use of Force/Instructor Trainers and Master Instructors in law enforcement, military, corrections and security agencies within North America and Europe. Setcan is also the worldwide exclusive distributor of the Shocknife, Blue Baton, DTS Tools, EyeLock Eye Tracking System, BattleField FX, and the StressVest.



“StressVest’s mission is to be the world leader in non-projectile, realistic training products that are capable of inducing acute stress during survival training.”



John Elliott of Syzygia Research. Responsible for original concept of laser engagement stun system for firearms force on force training.
Alex McIlraith of Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology Red River College. Responsible for electronic development.
Jim Slater and staff at K9 Storm. Responsible for StressVest outer shell design and production.



United States Patent US 7,872,849
Numerous Additional United States and International Patents Pending
United States Regular Patent
Power of Attorney: Ryan W. Dupuis Ade & Company