ActiveSelfProtection 10 Aug 2016

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Off Duty Officer Loses His Life Trying To Stop Armed Robbery

In General

Does this video convince you to carry your firearm where it's easily and discreetly available? I sure hope it does make you consider how your carry position affects your Active Self Protection in an armed robbery, because it sure ought to.

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How do I protect myself from an armed robbery?

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. They will always get the first move, so you need to be ready with attitude, skills, and plan to protect yourself when in places where attacks are more likely to occur.

Want to learn more? There are FIVE more lessons from this video on our website, so head there for more discussion:

(music in the intro and outro courtesy of

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