Everyone knows that recognizing an attack as early as possible is vital to survival during a fight. But, the earlier you recognize an attack in imminent, the less likely others around you, or even video cameras, are to pick up on why you took defensive action. Learning “pre-contact” cues to physical violence can not only keep you safer, they can also help you articulate why you knew you had to use force to defend yourself before someone actually threw a punch or got a knife out of their pocket.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>