Tag: active shooter

Thoughts on How to Avoid Being Identified as a Threat: Part 01

Thoughts on How to Avoid Being Identified as a Threat: Part 01

| October 21, 2015 | 18 Comments

If you’re reading this, you aren’t a typical gun owner, and you aren’t even a typical student of fight-focused training. You’re reading this article because you believe there is a chance that you’ll be a first responder in the event of an active shooter situation. I recently wrote about a multi-layer approach to telling good […]

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How do you tell good guys from bad guys?

How do you tell good guys from bad guys?

| October 7, 2015 | 23 Comments

“Luckily we made the choice not to get involved We were quite a distance away from the building where this was happening. And we could have opened ourselves up to be potential targets ourselves, and not knowing where SWAT was, their response time, they wouldn’t know who we were. And if we had our guns […]

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Skills checklist to respond to a movie shooter

Skills checklist to respond to a movie shooter

| July 27, 2015 | 5 Comments

Last Thursday, a man stood up and started shooting people in a movie theater. This is not the first time a shooting has happened in a movie theater, and may not be the last. Here’s a list of skills and mindset that may be necessary to stop an active shooter in a movie theater. Please add […]

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Facing the Active Shooter eBook Review

Facing the Active Shooter eBook Review

I don’t think there is enough discussion about philosophy and mindset in the firearms community. Instruction is typically centered around tools and tactics. It is critically important to understand proper trigger control, sight alignment, movement, malfunction clearance, cover and concealment, etc. But it is also critically important to prepare mentally and emotionally before something terrible happens. I like books written by […]

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