Preparedness

GET ON THE GROUND!

A few interesting facts about my life…

Ever wonder where your dogs are going to be and what they are going to be doing when you have to shoot an intruder?

As many of you know I have three dogs. I am an animal lover through and through – which is why I don’t ever want to put my dogs in a situation where they could get shot. Most people who train their dogs to respond during a home invasion train their dogs to attack, I’ve taken the opposite approach.… Read the rest

A COP ESPOUSES CONCEALED CARRY

This is an excellent video about the importance of concealed carry. I would like to extend a thank you to Greg Willis for bringing this video to my attention.

Warning, this is a chilling video and can be very disturbing. It contains real audio footage of a murder.

This video is a great reminder that recorded 911 calls make excellent witnesses. Even if you can’t talk to the dispatcher, having one on the line to record the event audibly is a wise decision.… Read the rest

BUILDING YOUR RANGE TRAUMA KIT

I’m not a survivalist, I don’t have six months of canned food in my basement, heck I don’t even have a week’s worth of canned food in the pantry (that is probably something I should work on).  But I do understand and appreciate the spirit of preparedness. As a very active firearms instructor, heck, just as an avid shooter,  there is one area I can’t afford not to prepared in: that area is first aid.

First aid

Every shooter should have a first aid/trauma pack readily available.… Read the rest

EVERYTHING IS A WEAPON

One of my favorite concepts to bring up when I’m instructing women in self-defense is that just about EVERYTHING CAN BE USED AS A WEAPON. I don’t like to confine women’s minds into believing that a handgun is the only route to self-defense. Some women don’t want a gun, and other times, women who do have guns can’t always access them easily. That is why I teach my students to view everything as a potential tool to aid in their defense.… Read the rest