Stick defense training is like other types of training: safety first! Michael Janich advises selecting the proper tools and approaching training with the proper mindset so that you and your partner emerge from a practice session uninjured. What are the advantages and disadvantages of practicing with “live” sticks instead of padded sticks? And how should you train with a “fist load” or short weapon such as a flashlight or kubotan?
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>