In a perfect world, electronic devices would always be charged, tires would not go flat, and firearms would never malfunction. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world. While malfunction drills are often a part of a firearms course, little attention is usually given to one-handed techniques. S.W.A.T. contributor Ken Trice offers some valuable tips that could save your life.
If you have ever been in a fight, you know there is a high probability that it will end upon the ground. Learning to shoot from other than standing in a perfect stance is a critical skill set for self-defense, but is often not allowed on any ranges. In this video, Gander Mountain Academy InstructorWatch Now >>
During self-defense preparation, we want to integrate concepts that apply to both armed and unarmed situations. What techniques should we spend time training to deal with the human weapon system? PDN Managing Editor Rob Pincus sits down with Dr. Robert Smith of the Direct Action Medical Network, who discusses the concept of self-defense pressure points.Watch 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 >>
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 >>