If you aren’t trained AND aware of your surroundings, you shouldn’t carry a firearm.
A counter ambush is a well timed attack on a criminal who has already initiated an altercation – a well timed counter ambush could mean the difference between life and death.
I used to be a criminal, but then I took a bullet to the knee.
No one survived a gunfight and wished they had less ammo in their gun.
Purse carry is a bad idea. In a purse snatching incident, the victim can’t get to their gun nor can they give up the bag with the gun in it.
Here’s some quick tips for new and experienced conceal carriers to safely and effectively carry a firearm for personal protection.
Never underestimate a knife attack – the consequences can be deadly.
By definition, criminals do not obey laws. They are breaking the law by committing an armed robbery. So the question is, do you trust the armed criminal in front of you to only take your stuff?
A firearm is not a magical defense tool. While many criminals run away at the mere sight of a firearm in the hands of a self defender, not all criminals do. If you draw your firearm, you MUST be willing to pull the trigger.
This is definitely one worth watching as it provides a real good laugh. When attacked, wait for your opportunity to turn the tables, and when it presents itself, take it.
If you are going to carry a concealed firearm to defend yourself, don’t half ass it. Train train train. Don’t risk escalating the situation if you do not have the skills to quickly and decisively end the conflict.
Why do you need a gun at the mall or grocery store? Well, this is why. Bad things can happen anywhere, at any time, even in the “nice” parts of town.
Firearms are ranged weapons. Staying away from the attacker is the best thing you can do when defending yourself with a firearm. Why get into a position where the criminal can take your weapon when you can simply stay at a distance?
When an encounter, be it officer arresting someone for a non-violent crime, or citizen simply walking down a street, it is important to be mentally ready to instantly defend against a lethal force threat.
Off the body carry is a popular way to carry a firearm, but it can get you killed.
Active Self Protection is a YouTube channel dedicated to analyzing various self defense situations. Active Self Protection then analyzes the confrontation step by step throughout the event, reviewing what went well, what went wrong, and teaching how to come out on top of such a self defense situation.
If you’re a conceal carrier, police officer, or otherwise interested in self defense, this is an excellent YouTube channel to obtain book smarts on how to defend yourself from an attacker. Remember, watching videos online is no substitute for going out and training.