ActiveSelfProtection 24 Jul 2016

Customers Take Down Armed Robber

In General

If you value what we do at ASP, would you consider becoming an ASP Patron Member to support the work it takes to make the narrated videos like these armed robbers getting their just desserts? gives the details.

Would you have taken this armed robber down, or just complied and hoped for the best? We suggest practicing Active Self Protection because it gives you the option to stop the armed robber if you choose!

Original video of the friends stopping the armed robber:

What does this video teach us about protecting ourselves from an armed robber?

1. Transitional spaces are places where we MUST be more careful of potential attack. A transitional space is any location that (1) allows attackers to prey on potential victims with an element of surprise and (2) provides ready escape for the attackers. When you're in a transitional space like a convenience store you must be ready, because that's where you'll run into an armed robber if you ever do!

Want to learn more? There are five MORE lessons on our website!

Attitude. Skills. Plan.

(music in the intro and outro courtesy of Bensound at

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