According to the FBI’s 2012 Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted report 24 of the 44 officers killed with firearms in 2012 were between zero and five feet from the offender when shot. I am using these numbers as a reference because very little reliable data exists for the civilian sector. What we need to take from this is pretty straightforward. If bad things are going to happen, they usually happen in close quarters.
U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- With a growing trend of people carrying concealed weapons for personal protection, a point should be made about the necessity of close quarter skills. Handgun training is an ongoing evolution of skills and tactics. If you carry for personal protection, however, it is important to evaluate your “training path” to make sure it coincides with your requirements. While slow fire on steel at 50 yards can be enjoyable, it has little to do with defending yourself at three feet.
Get Your Mind Right
The scenarios that will drive you to present your weapon will be fast-paced and hyper-violent. The fundamentals of working …Read the Rest