Category Archives: Situational Awareness

Top 3 mass shooting myths–specifically school shootings

Another mass shooting.  And the media has been quick to pile on half-truths and outright lies in order to manipulate youth who are easy to manipulate and adults who just don’t have the time or energy to dig into what they’re being told. So, today, I wanted to give you a quick and dirty rundown…

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3 things we can do RIGHT NOW to make schools safer that are better than marching

Today, Bloomberg’s Everytown organization is sponsoring protest marches across the country to demonize and hopefully criminalize legal gun ownership by responsible, law abiding adults. They say that the goal of the marches are to stop gun violence, stop mass shootings at schools, and to keep kids safe, but, as I’m about to show you, all…

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Calling Your Shots With Dry Fire-How To Know If You’re Improving

I woke up to a great question on FB today from Eddie… It’s a GREAT question…and here was my answer: First, the bullet is going to go where the sights are aligned the instant that the gun goes click/bang. When you dry fire, you learn to pay attention to how your sights are aligned as…

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Orlando Attack & Lessons from 250 Years Of War

  Many people think that Islamic attacks on the US, like what happened Friday night/Saturday morning, are a relatively new thing, but America has been under attack from Muslim terrorists since before we were even a country. Before America declared her independence, our oceangoing ships were at risk for attack from Islamic pirates and flew…

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Quick note: 7 takeaways from pastor shooting in Idaho

  Saturday night, Pastor Tim Remington gave the invocation for Ted Cruz in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Sunday afternoon, he was laying on the ground in his church parking lot with (up to) 6 bullets lodged in his body. I’ve been to events with Pastor Tim and our church prays for him regularly.  I’m friends with…

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Run, Hide, or Fight! (5 Techniques For Defeating Active Shooters)

  Recent shootings at churches and schools has brought one question to the top of people’s minds… If you were going about your business at a store, in the mall, at a sporting event, or in a hospital and heard that warning, what would you do? Run, Hide, or Fight? Your answer is your answer. …

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Training Kindergarten Teachers To Use Violence

Violence. We’ve heard a lot about violence lately… “Gun Violence” “Violent Crime” “Violent Altercation” “Violent Video Games” “Violent Sports” “Violence on TV” Etc. In fact, the message is so consistent and prevalent that I could understand if you might even catch yourself thinking that violence is bad from time to time. But is violence bad?…

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Situational Awareness & Immediate Action Drills

One of the things that makes the US military so effective is the use of immediate action drills. Immediate action drills are pre-programmed responses used to bridge the gap between a surprise hostile event and when you can come up with a plan.  Surprise hostile events like… Incoming mortars & artillery Ambush IED Incoming fire…

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Eyes In The Back Of Your Head Situational Awareness

One of the first lessons that you hear when you start learning about situational awareness is to position yourself where you can have your back protected and best see approaching threats. It’s not a new concept. 150 years or so ago, it was called the “Gunfighter’s Seat.” It’s the seat in a restaurant, bar, office,…

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Counter-Ambush (mugging) Response For Non-Tactical Loved Ones

I’ve got a great quick video for you today on identifying and responding to ambush attacks. Attackers of all sorts…good or bad…animal or human…use the L-Shaped ambush to quickly and efficiently take out their intended target.  Ambushes are used in military battles around the globe, they’re used to attack law enforcement, and they’re used on…

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