Archive for June, 2016

Defensive pistol date change

Posted: June 30, 2016 in Uncategorized

Mistakenly slated the next Defensive pistol 1 class over the Labor day weekend. I have moved it to September 10th.

NEVER GIVE UP!

Posted: June 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

I teach this in my defensive pistol class.

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman tells a story of a police officer who believed this. It’s a good read.

 

Officer Stacy Lim from the Los Angeles Police Department pulled into her driveway after an enjoyable evening of softball practice. When Lim got out of her personal car, she was immediately confronted by a group of gangbangers who had followed her with the intent of carjacking her vehicle. Her first response was to call out that she was a police officer. They responded by firing a .357 magnum round into her chest, which penetrated her heart, and blew a tennis ball-size exit wound out her back. Stacy Lim stayed in the fight. She not only returned fire, but she also became the aggressor as she pursued the man, shooting him repeatedly. The remaining gangbangers suddenly remembered previous, pressing engagements and very wisely fled for their lives. After she dealt with her attackers she turned around and headed up her driveway toward her house to call for help. She does not recall doing it, but as she was losing consciousness, she stripped the magazine from her pistol and threw it 20 feet away where it was found the next day. She did this because in the academy she had been taught, “Don’t let them use your weapon against you.” Her attacker died and Stacy Lim died twice on the operating table. She required 101 pints of blood, but she survived, returning to duty eight months later. Today, she still works uniform patrol on the streets of Los Angeles, and her training philosophy is, “You need to prepare your mind, for where your body may have to go.” Although Lim was the victim of a surprise attack by deadly predators, she not only stayed in the fight, she took the fight to them. She was victorious because she was both physically and mentally prepared. Lim had a competitive attitude that refused to lose, and she had a plan, a visualized determination to win. Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, On Combat http://tipyomi-sender.appspot.com/…/Shee…/During%20Combat/62

Wake up America!

Posted: June 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

In this day of open borders, importation of people from countries that hate us, and free flowing illegal drugs it is more important than ever to get trained and certified to carry a firearm for defense.

If you are certified then CARRY!

If your certified or not get trained!

 

Posted: June 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-u.s/2013/crime-in-the-u.s.-2013/offenses-known-to-law-enforcement/expanded-homicide/expanded_homicide_data_table_8_murder_victims_by_weapon_2009-2013.xls

Next Defensive Pistol class

Posted: June 11, 2016 in Uncategorized

Defensive Pistol 1

September 10th.

7 hours

Cost $100. 50% deposit required to hold slot.

Cash, Check (prior to class) and Visa or Master Card accepted.

Make payable and mail to:

Bob Harris

P.O. Box 25

Uniontown, Oh 44685

Ammo requirements 400 rounds

This course covers the following:

Various ways to stop a threat.

Ammunition considerations.

Threat assessment and area scanning.

Rapid target acquisition and point shooting.

Use of flash sight picture vs. perfect sight alignment.

Proper handgun draw and presentation.

Moving while shooting.

Ammunition management and reloading.

Handgun malfunctions.

Engaging threats from the ground.

Dealing with multiple threats.

Refining drawing from concealment.

Chest ready and hip shooting.

Balancing speed and accuracy.

Tactical speed shooting concepts.

Engaging threats while advancing and withdrawing.

Engaging threats during continuous movement.

Engaging threats from behind a barrier.

Weapon retention issues.

See course description page for additional details.

Due to a problem with the classroom the July 23rd CCW class has been rescheduled to August 13th.

Classroom and range will now be at the same location which will save time.

Class starts at 8:00 am. See course description page for details.

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