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 competitions. If you work with your shooting community, range management and range owners, you an often find that there are more opportunities than you might see at first glance. Many ranges may be open to a special membership or qualification process for more advanced shooters to allow them to train realistically.
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 >>
Defensive shooting is its own body of work – it’s not target shooting or precision rifle shooting. The Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors was started to provide instructor and professional development, continuing education, marketing assistance, and a community of peers for instructors teaching defensive shooting. This includes those teaching private citizens, law enforcement, military, and…Watch Now >>
Rob Pincus is with Chuck Usina at the Ancient City Shooting Range in St. Augustine, Florida, to talk about how range owners can find good firearm instructors to teach courses. Chuck advises doing research on what the firearm instructors teach, talking to their former students, and checking to make sure the instructors have positive feedback.…Watch Now >>
Old-school thinking held that if a tourniquet were used on an extremity wound, the injured person would lose that limb. That has been shown to be incorrect, and tourniquets are now in the first-aid kits of medics on battlefields and streets worldwide.Watch Now >>