Far too often, however, an attempt to intervene only makes things worse. Intervening at the wrong time or in the wrong way can put you, your family and your legal standing at risk. It can also endanger others in the area or even escalate the danger to the person you were trying to help. How can you avoid making things worse?
It makes sense to try to understand the facts about a situation before drawing conclusions, but at the same time, many of the facts don’t really matter. Especially if you find yourself in the middle of an attack perpetrated by a spree killer. Guns aren’t the problem and I want everyone to understand that a gun doesn’t have to be the solution.
There are a lot of things that you can do to get the most out of your defensive shooting class, but one of the easiest things you can do to get the biggest return is to invest in electronic hearing protection.
Many folks leave their defensive practice to chance and actually spend very little time doing anything other than target shooting. Those folks show up a the range and send some rounds down range and hope that there will be some benefit. There is a better way and, oddly enough, it can also be practiced by the toss of a coin.
"Safe Appendix Carry" is clearly an option.Only you can decide if this method is a good choice for you, but you should be sure to approach the question with logic and rational thinking, with a clear understanding of the concepts and techniques involved. Carrying any firearm entails risk. Critical thinking is the best way to mitigate those risks.
As Concealed Carry has become both easier and much more common over the past two decades, this type of training has moved from Fantasy Camp status to something that just makes sense for a lot of people. The Two Person Armed Defense Class addresses practical approaches to team tactics for the everyday person.
Similarly, if you consider yourself an “armed citizen” and are proud of your 2nd Amendment rights, you need to ask yourself the question: “Am I all hat?” Do you just have a gun or do you also have a defensive stare of mind? Becoming a true armed citizen is going to mean spending some more time and money on classes and the range, and less time at the gun show.
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!
Veterans nominally receive training on firearms during basic training. Generally this training consists of familiarity with the manual of arms and use of the current service rifle. Unless the service member is in a unit that requires the carrying of a side arm, pistol marksmanship training is an afterthought at best.