Lt. Col. Dave Grossman explains the concept behind this term, which he coined while a professor at West Point and how it connects with hand to hand combat training. Historically, veterans were those who had lived through combat. Today, with the use of realistic simulators, hand to hand combat training, airsoft and Simunitions, we have the capacity to create pre-battle veterans – trainees who have never been in combat but fight like veterans. This has made a whole new level of performance possible, as U.S. military forces and law enforcement agencies have proven in recent years.
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 >>
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If you are a firearm instructor who teaches defensive shooting, you obviously need a range to teach at. In this video, Chuck Usina, the owner of the Ancient City Shooting Range, shares his thoughts on how a new firearm instructor should go about establishing a professional relationship with a range. Understanding the range owner and/orWatch 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 >>