If you carry a gun for self-defense, you should also carry an individual first aid kit (IFAK). One of the leading causes of death is bleeding out, making a tourniquet the most important item in your IFAK. Knowing how to apply the tourniquet is also critical. Caleb Causey of Lone Star Medics demonstrates how to apply a tourniquet to an arm or leg and offers tips for efficient tourniquet employment based on his extensive field experience.
In the case of an active shooter, the government recommends, “Run, Hide, Fight” in that order. Unfortunately, this can become “Run, Hide, Die” and immediately fighting back may be your best chance of survival. Shooting to contact involves footwork, agility, visual acuity, a stable shooting platform and rapid engagement of the target. Retired Supervisory FederalWatch Now >>
PDN Contributor and hand-to-hand close-quarters combat instructor Cecil Burch discusses and demonstrates how to use a body lock. Once we’ve crashed into the bad guy, inflicted some pain and set him back on his heels, we need to take control from him. He started the control by initiating the attack. We take control away fromWatch Now >>
Practicing your drawstroke with your hands always in the same position will make you faster and more consistent on the range, but it may be setting you up for faiurel in the real world. Rob Pincus demonstrates an alternative that may make a lethal encounter more survivable.Watch Now >>
Finding the correct blend of speed and accuracy when shooting is important whether you are shooting a qualification course, a competition, or protecting your life and those of your loved ones. Retired Supervisory Federal Agent Ken Trice developed this drill to help you gauge your progress from medium distance to bad-breath range.Watch Now >>