Tag: tourniquet

EDC Medical Kit Updates, November 2017

EDC Medical Kit Updates, November 2017

| November 15, 2017 | 2 Comments

Update on my ankle trauma kit: I added rubber bands around my SOFT-T Wide after ejecting it during training. I added another roll of 4″ x 4 yards gauze after attending another medical class. Update on my pocket kit: I traded my ab pad for two rolls of 4″ x 4 yards gauze I’ve worn […]

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Force on Force Personal Training Equipment

Force on Force Personal Training Equipment

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I did my first force on force training I carried a G19, a G26, and a box cutter. All of my formal, adult self defense training at the time was with firearms. I knew very little, and as such my options — and FoF gear — were limited. In the last six years, I’ve […]

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Save 10% at Dark Angel Medical with SBS Coupon

Save 10% at Dark Angel Medical with SBS Coupon

| November 22, 2016 | 1 Comments

I strongly believe that everyone with a heartbeat should take a trauma care class. We have friends who don’t carry tools everyday for protection, but they have trauma training and carry a tourniquet and a bandage. Because we feel so strongly about trauma care, trauma training, and being a true force multiplier, we reached out […]

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How to Identify a Fake Rapid Application Tourniquet System (RATS)

How to Identify a Fake Rapid Application Tourniquet System (RATS)

Fake tourniquets are nothing new. There are plenty of articles and videos on the Web on how to spot a fake CATS or SOFT-T / W tourniquets, and the dangers of using them. I knowingly purchased a fake RATS tourniquet online so I could show you the differences between a counterfeit and the real thing. Click here […]

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Tips on Tightening the SOFT-T Wide Tourniquet

Tips on Tightening the SOFT-T Wide Tourniquet

| April 12, 2016 | 2 Comments

A little over two months ago, we hosted Rob Schoening from LHGK for his Bullets, Blades, and Bandages trauma care class (our 3×3 review). One of the many good things about the class is that Rob brought several tourniquets for students to try. Most agreed that the SOFT-T Wide had the best windlass, but a […]

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Tourniquet Lessons Learned

Tourniquet Lessons Learned

| March 13, 2015 | 5 Comments

I’ve written this before, and talked about it in my YouTube videos, but you absolutely must train with the gear you’ve purchased. Most of the time I’m talking about firearms or other self defense tools, but today I’m going to discuss how two training sessions changed the type of tourniquet I carry. The Concern I […]

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That’s What She Said: Any Given Mom Day

That’s What She Said: Any Given Mom Day

| October 16, 2014 | 2 Comments
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