Close Quarter Gun Fight

As you can see below close quarter gun fights are a real thing and you only have seconds to make a decision. Literally one second can change the outcome of a gun fight. Below are some tips to keep yourself safe during a gun fight.¬†There is a huge difference in being a gun shooter and gun “Fighter”. Very often you become a gun fighter, meaning you are so close that you are physically fighting the threat at the same time you are trying to draw your weapon.¬†Close up gun


Tips that get you thinking:

  • Distance is your friend
  • Draw your weapon but keep it close to your side, don’t extend you arm as if you have all the distance.
  • Shoot from the “armpit area” until you are able to step back and get distance
  • Stand behind obstacles if possible. If you are standing in a doorway, step off to the side so you have partial cover
  • Its totally normal to want to stick the gun out and as close to the assailant as possible, don’t!

Below is the video showing 3 guys stopping the garage from closing and trying to rob a couple at their home.

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