Former Federal Air Marshal Ken Trice practices on traditional round targets but also finds it beneficial to make a target with Xs on it. He demonstrates what he uses each type of target for. Practicing with both O and X targets is good for working on the fundamentals as well as building speed and accuracy.
A dilemma that many peace officers face is how to deal with a legally armed citizen. Lt. J. Robinson of the Reno, Nevada Police Department offers his perspective on the subject and gives some useful tips to private citizens when interacting with law enforcement.Watch 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 >>
Packing a wound means putting clean gauze or gauze impregnated with a hemostatic agent down into a wound, particularly a gunshot wound, in the training environment or the real-world self-defense environment. Practice Techniques Have you ever practiced packing a wound? It’s something you should try, and there’s an easy way to do it with aWatch Now >>
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 >>