A bullet ricochet is something you need to consider when you’re in an environment with heavy, solid structures or using such as cover from a bad guy in a public space. For the first time in a PDN video, Rob uses concrete blocks instead of steel targets to demonstrate bullet ricochet. In general, the harder and flatter a surface is, the more parallel to that surface a bullet will ricochet off. See what happens when bullets hit concrete and how that affects our defensive tactics.
Finding a range that allows realistic practice opportunities isn’t always easy. Rob Pincus discusses finding a quality range with the owner of Ancient City Shooting Range, Chuck Usina. Most ranges have very restrictive fundamental rules in regard to what type of shooting can be done. Look for ranges that already host defensive training or dynamic…Watch Now >>
Brain Sabol discusses the importance of defensive firearms training for a 360 degree world, even on a typical square range. Brian offers some ideas for how you can train more realistically even when your live-fire options don’t include 360 degrees.Watch Now >>