Today is Thursday, August 21, 2014rss RSS feed

By John Farnam

Growing Storm

Growing Storm

Defense Training International, Inc

Defense Training International, Inc

Ft Collins, CO --(Ammoland.com)- We just finished a two-day Vehicle Defense Course down here in FL. Our “prop-car” was a Jaguar, of all choices!

Students brought both rifles and pistols, and we did many drills fighting from within, and around, the car. We also practiced getting in and out quickly, and in the correct sequence..

Driveways and parking lots are among the most dangerous places one might find himself in this civilization. Sitting in a stationary vehicle, in a parking lot, while not paying attention to your surroundings, is an unsafe activity indeed. Not recommended!

Fighting from within a vehicle with a rifle, even accessing the rifle in the first place, can be a daunting task, particularly in low-slung, “chic” vehicles. Dealing with seat-belts alone can be frustratingly slow and awkward.

In any event, our prop-car, now full of bullet-holes (some intentional, some inadvertent), made its exit from the Range about the same time we did, and all evidence of our weekend extravaganza was thus dispatched.

This is the kind of training I like to do, with experienced Operators, who regularly go armed and know how to run guns. This is training for real fighting, the kind of desperate fighting we’re going to see more of as our civilization continues to decline. The more errors and gaffes we correct during training, the fewer we have to deal with when we’re fighting for our lives and the lives of our family members.

There is a tinge of urgency among my students, as there is in me. We only hope we’re training hard enough, fast enough!

“Gunfighting has a strong biological use. We do not have enough things that kill off the weak and stupid these days. To stay alive as an armed citizen, a man has to be either quick with his wits or with his hands, preferably both. It’s a good thing!” ~ Robert A Heinlein, Beyond This Horizon, 1948

/John

About John Farnam & Defense Training International, Inc
As a defensive weapons and tactics instructor John Farnam will urge you, based on your own beliefs, to make up your mind in advance as to what you would do when faced with an imminent and unlawful lethal threat. You should, of course, also decide what preparations you should make in advance, if any. Defense Training International wants to make sure that their students fully understand the physical, legal, psychological, and societal consequences of their actions or inactions.

It is our duty to make you aware of certain unpleasant physical realities intrinsic to the Planet Earth. Mr Farnam is happy to be your counselor and advisor. Visit: www.defense-training.com

  • One User comment to “Vehicle Defense Training”

    1. James B. Towle on February 28, 2014 at 2:48 PM said:

      I IMHO a better choice of words could have been used in your statement John…without trying to scare and sensationalize.. or using your own words taken from your web site–>a “precipitous over-reaction” when you made the following statement…

      —> “..the kind of desperate fighting we’re going to see more of (as) our civilization continues to decline….”

      How about “IF” our civilization continues to decline” John. Here is my Rant on this…please indulge my right to respectfully disagree…we live in the USA and we will make corrections as needed in a lawful manner according to the Constitution to preserve the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. We must not go looking for the so called “Zombies” that do not exist nor should we feed the fire of discontent to preserve a delusional state of mind by some who seem bent on some sort of armed resistance. Way too many are just dying (pun intended) to say “I warned you…I told you so..” In IMHO the more responsible among us would rather lead us OUT of your “as we decline”. Chin UP and Carry ON…all is not lost.

    Leave a Comment

    • Sign up Ammoland for your Inbox

      Daily Digest

      Monthly Newsletter

    • Recent Comments

      • Chris Rakes: please do not call it gun control. gun control is hitting your target what they want is gun PROHIBITION....
      • oldshooter: Sounds like a good argument to ban Democrats instead of guns. Or maybe we should pass legislation only...
      • patrick: Mr Farnham I’m afraid your fake macho bullsh#t is also matched by your factual ignorance this incident...
      • TyrannyOfEvilMen: Obviously warning shots are never a good idea. You’re either justified in using lethal force...
      • ChicagoGuy: Tom can ask why 10,000 Illinois State Rifle Association members are too dense to figure out that NRA...
    • Social Activity

    • Most Popular Posts

    • AmmoLand Poll

    Copyright 2014 AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News | Sitemap | Μολὼν λαβέ
    13615864
    14215600