One of the main advantages of the AR-15/M4 platform is it is a light, handy rifle. And while a bipod is great for the range, it adds weight and makes the rifle less manageable in the field. In this video, the differences between shooting with a bipod and shooting from an improvised rest, such as a rucksack or using the magazine as a monopod, are discussed.
Exsanguination (bleeding out) is the leading cause of death in traumatic injuries. The recent and ongoing wars have proven that tourniquets save lives. They take up little room on a vest or duty belt, and can even be carried in a pocket. If you carry a gun, you should also carry a tourniquet. The lifeWatch Now >>
Rob Pincus discusses the errors that can be created when shooters training on static targets spend too much time, effort and energy trying to isolate their firearm unrealistically from moving at all while shooting. Real fights are dynamic and your target is very unlikely to be completely still. Having a smooth trigger press while maintainingWatch Now >>
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 >>
In this in-depth conversation with Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, he talks about his ground-breaking books On Killing and On Combat that resulted in the sheepdog concept. Private citizens who are prepared to defend themselves and others are sheepdogs and the subject of the latest book by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, Sheepdogs: Meet Our Nation’s Warriors.Watch Now >>