Training for and knowing how to react in the instance of a dynamic critical incident are essential for handling the situation. Our host discusses a case that involves a clerk who works at a convenience store that has been help-up a few times since she has worked there. After experiencing this situation multiple times, she was tired of feeling like she wasn’t in control, so she took the proper steps and enrolled in a firearm training class. The next time a criminal attempted to walk into her store with a pistol and rob the place, she reacted quickly and appropriately, getting off an effective shot before the intruder knew what hit him. This is a perfect example of a person taking control of their safety.
Ankle Holsters offer one unique advantage for defensive firearms carry, as they place your defensive tool in a location that most people do not think to look. Danny Pieratti prefers ankle carry and demonstrates proper presentation from that position in this video.Watch Now >>
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 EngagementWatch Now >>
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 dynamicWatch Now >>