A recently released 2018 report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) showed that 33 percent of those surveyed experienced a situation that made them fear for their safety. Five percent reported they’d been the victim of a crime while working in the real estate industry. That has lead to leaders of the organization to
A recent article on Active Response Training’s website titled “A Cautionary Tale for CCW Permit Carriers” is one that as citizen defenders and firearms concealed carriers, we all need to read and absorb. READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE Uniformed officers responding to the scene, a female shoplifter yelling “rape” while a plain clothes officer attempts
As a law enforcement officer, I have a front-row seat for watching crime trends grow or decline. I use that experience to my advantage as a firearms trainer for both law enforcement and the private citizen. HOME INVASION An area of increasing concern is the occupied home invasion, which can be defined as an incident
I was recently asked why I’m so quick to recommend a knife, not a gun, as a primary personal-protection tool. For the purposes of this article, what I mean by a “knife” is one of the very commonplace folding knives found in almost any sporting goods store, or a small fixed-blade knife. Both of these
Real world experience can certainly be a key part of helping a teacher to teach, but does your definition of real world experience match what you think it does? Do you mean real world experience in the subject, or real world experience teaching the subject?
As you can imagine, the technology to bring live training videos, especially straight from actual classes, opens up a plethora of opportunities to share important imformation in a timely manner or in situations that a traditional production route can’t support. It also tends to be a little more casual and open up unexpected variables in a way that our normal video shoots simply don’t allow for… which can make them as fun and entertaining as they are educational!
Throughout everything we do in life, there is a constant sense of progression; something that encourages us to “be more.” Every day we are evolving, in some aspect of our lives, we strive to be or do better than the day before. Are you ready for a Training Evolution?
Last night’s Self-Defense Q&A was packed with great questions, most of which were related to armed defense. I prefer not to know the questions ahead of time, so the PDN HQ staff collects them and then our moderator presents them for extemporaneous responses. The hour goes by fast, but we put out a ton of information
The Holiday Season is a time for family, relaxation, tradition and considering the many things we are thankful for. Unfortunately, for some of the more unsavory characters in society, the holidays are a time to take advantage of those who let their guard down. The good news is that we don’t need to change what we do on a regular basis to keep out loved ones safe…
Chris and Rob will be discussing basic principles of low-profile carry, defensive tools for areas that restrict access to traditional tools such as guns and knives and the use of improvised tools that can be found in the everyday environment.