Legally Armed Firearms Trainer Shoots Man Who Corners Him
Would you have taken the route that this legally armed firearms trainer took? Would your other skills have come to the front, or would you shoot him as well? These kinds of encounters are why we post after action reports on Active Self Protection!
Original video, news story, 911 call audio, and more of the firearms trainer getting backed into a corner available here: https://get-asp.com/0enu
What does this video teach us about defending ourselves against an attack?
1. A life of self-protection must be dedicated to avoidance, de-escalation, and escape whenever possible. You win 100% of the fights that you don’t get in, so make a commitment to de-escalate, escape, or evade any encounter you possibly can. Having good situational awareness will give you more time and opportunity to see problems coming and formulate a plan to stay away and protect yourself without danger to yourself or others. This is always our first choice as self-defenders. This legally-armed firearms trainer tried pretty hard to de-escalate and escape, and that was a wise decision that probably swayed the DA quite a bit.
Want to learn more? There are 7 additional lessons, 3 class starters for instructors, and links to more information about this deadly force encounter on our website: https://get-asp.com/0enu
Attitude. Skills. Plan.
(music in the intro and outro courtesy of Bensound at http://www.bensound.com)
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