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Law Enforcement Training-Patrol and Counter-Ambush (Video)

Law Enforcement Training-Patrol and Counter-Ambush (Video)

There is so much we can learn from law enforcement officials about the kind of nitty-gritty fighting we just might have to face once we can no longer rely on them for our own safety. But even before war, disaster, or widespread civil unrest occur, training tips from LEOs can still give us a great leg-up in the day-to-day self-defense game. This video from Reid Heinrichs of Valor Ridge shares some experiences from a 3-day Patrol and Counter Ambush class he took with an experienced combat and tactical shooting trainer. The footage of the class itself is what I found […]

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Detaining a Violent Suspect With a Firearm  

  While almost everyone that carries a firearm for self-defense spends nearly all of their training time practicing putting rounds down range, that’s not what statistics tell us is the most likely scenario armed defenders find themselves in.  Now I’m not saying that you shouldn’t be practicing your draw, aim, and trigger control, I’m only saying that the vast majority of armed defensive encounters actually end without firing a shot.  So, if you are an armed defender, it only makes sense to train, not only for the worst case scenario, but also for the most likely scenario.  That scenario is, […]

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