In preparation for running a Figure Eight Drill, which is a counter-ambush drill, we need to understand the realistic movements we would go through if ambushed while carrying a carbine on a sling. All the fundamental carbine skills for defensive shooting are demonstrated and the Figure Eight Drill is run. Administrative safety protocols are also addressed.
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to refine his shooting position. Whenever you are training for defensive shooting, you should try to maintain a natural and neutral stance with your feet about equidistant from the target and your weight forward. Related videos: Problem Solving on the Range: Realistic Engagement…Watch Now >>
Student alert! If your defensive firearms instructor is not giving you an integrated system of firearm manipulation techniques but rather a set of unconnected techniques that don't integrate well together, don't reinforce each other, and don't contribute to your efficiency by being consistent with one another, you need to challenge those techniques.Watch Now >>