• Self-Defense Tools
    9:16

    David Nance of Security Equipment Corporation presents a variety of chemical agents that can be used as self-defense tools. Three chemical agent aerosol irritant projectors are available to the general public. Tear Gas CN tear gas was the first one on the market. It causes profuse tearing of the eyes and mild skin irritation. Though… Read more »

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    Which of these are more valuable in a reality-based training program? Ken Murray, author of Training at the Speed of Life, believes they are equally important. A defensive shooter’s skills must be developed before he can get optimal value from a scenario. Ken explains why, and also discusses the difference between a low-level scenario and… Read more »

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  • Pepper Spray Considerations
    2:48

    Not everyone has the physical or mental capacity to operate a firearm in self-defense, and may decide on using pepper spray instead. GMA Instructor Dave Hendrick looks at the varieties of pepper spray: stream, spray, fog and foam. What does each do? How do you decide which is right for you? And what do you… Read more »

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  • Ezekiel Band
    1:39

    The Ezekiel Band is a triple threat: a fashion bracelet, survival bracelet, and defense bracelet. Designer Rick Foster shows how it works and explains the concepts behind it. The Ezekiel Band is 10 to 12 feet of paracord with a bit of defense band on it. It’s named for the jiu-jitsu choke called the Ezekiel… Read more »

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  • Keychain Lanyard for Personal Defense Weapon
    4:37

    Many personal defense instructors recommend using keys as improvised defensive tools. Rob Pincus discusses the best ways that you can improve on this idea with a keychain lanyard.

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  • How to Use Pepper Spray
    5:55

    Sabre instructors David and Tricia demonstrate what you should know about employing pepper spray as a less-lethal device. This includes the effective distance and number of shots per canister, the characteristics of the spray (to include spray patterns)

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  • Sabre Red Pepper Gel
    3:04

    Rob Pincus demonstrates the use of Sabre Red Pepper Gel, a chemical agent designed to be used in close quarters such as rooms, hallways, work spaces and vehicles. The problem with mist- or fog-type chemical sprays is contamination.

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  • Fixed Blade Knife for Everyday Carry
    3:49

    Rob Pincus presents the Gideon Tanto Point fixed blade knife from BlackHawk. This is a rugged, durable knife with a solid, heavy blade and thin, comfortable contoured handle. Rob talks about the variety of applications for this knife, including law enforcement, personal defense, hunting and other outdoor uses. The sheath has a retention lock so… Read more »

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  • Part 3: Contact & Chemical Spray
    10:50

    For women who don’t feel comfortable carrying a concealed defensive handgun, there are other options for personal defense. Rob Pincus and Kelly Muir discuss the pros and cons of a couple of these options, and why it is extremely important that you know how each one should be used. One of the go-to defense weapons… Read more »

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