Hi All, I recently read this article published over at the very nice The Secure Dad website. It’s a well-written article about how to prepare one’s family for an active shooter event. Near the end of the article, however, the author writes: “Don’t try to attack an armed gunman without a weapon of your own. The odds will not be in your favor. Let the … Continue reading Re-Defining the Citizen Role in Active Shooter Events
Hi All, In my last post, I shared the valuable experience of going through the Active Killer Defense training workshop at the Fit to Fight training center in Charlotte, NC. I received several responses to that post. Some of the responses against this kind of training included: The skills are perishable and, for normal people who don’t frequently train, a one-time event may not have that much … Continue reading Where is the “Fight” in Active Assailant Response?
Hi All, I recently spent a Saturday in Charlotte, NC training at the very nice Fit to Fight training center. A colleague and I went through the Active Killer Defense training program led by the very talented Ryan Hoover (and his colleagues). For those of you who train along the FEMA guidelines of Run/Hide/Fight for Active Assailant response, this Active Killer Defense training is a refreshing exposure … Continue reading Active Killer Defense