A laser mounted on your handgun is very useful if you’re in a position where you have to pull your handgun into your body and into a retention shooting position. Then you can use the laser to tell you where your shots will impact, even if the gun is not in your line of sight and you can’t use your sights or kinesthetic alignment. Learn more about using the laser when shooting from retention and about other situations when the laser can add to the shooter’s ability to use the gun.
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 >>
Training on a three-dimensional target has to be very specific, because a lot more cost, setup time, effort and energy go into training on a 3D target as opposed to a standard two-dimensional target. One of the most useful things we can do with a 3D target is study the angles we’re going to shootWatch Now >>
Two-legged predators, just like the four-legged variety, often run in packs. You are not getting the most out of valuable training time if you stand on a square range facing a one-dimensional flat target. Alessandro Padovani of Safer Faster Defense looks at four important factors that will help us when dealing with multiple assailants usingWatch Now >>
Browse through any gear catalog and you’ll find that the vast number of fanny packs and day packs is staggering. How do you make an informed choice? Brent Wheat, Law Enforcement Consultant and columnist for S.W.A.T. Magazine, has tried many of the available products. In this video, he reviews his personal favorite—the original Kit BagWatch Now >>