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 life you save may be you own.
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 >>
GMA Strategic Projects Manager and Instructor Nick Smith and Instructor Dave Hendrick discuss understanding your physical capabilities and limitations. As we age we may develop worsening eyesight, bad knees etc. Make an instructor aware of any debilitating condition you may have at the start of a course. More importantly, what steps can you take toWatch Now >>
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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 toWatch Now >>