Practically Tactical 105 - Active Shooter Response Advice For The Citizens With Sage Dynamics

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Welcome to Practically Tactical brought to you by the Firearms Radio Network! Practically Tactical is the show were critical thinking meets every day carry. This show features a round table discussion on mindset, concealed carry, training and more with some of the best firearms instructors, shooters and figures in the firearms industry. On this episode we are discussing Active Shooter Response Advice For The Citizens with Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics. This amazing show is sponsored by Great Lakes Ammo. Be sure to go visit Great Lakes Ammo on Facebook, tell them you listen to the show, and use code practac10 on your order at GreatLakesAmmo.Com and save 10% on your ammo purchase.

For more information on the show and to view show notes with links so you can find out more about our special guest, please visit www.practicallytactical.com/105. While you are checking out the show notes, please be sure to do all your Amazon shopping with our Amazon affiliate link. A small portion of your sale goes to supporting all the great shows here on the Firearms Radio Network. You can do that by clicking on the Amazon banner on the website or by visiting PracticallyTactical.Com/Amazon

Show Notes

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Practically Tactical Listener/Watcher Training Classes:

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Patreon Only Videos

Sage Dynamics / Aaron Cowan

This show is expanding on Aaron's video here. This is a must watch video!

  • Sage Dynamics Citizen Response To Active Shooter
  • May 28-29 Atlanta, GA
  • Jun 9 – 10 Atlanta, GA
  • Aug 6 – 7, 2016 Wichita, KS

THINK ABOUT -> “Anything worth taking by force should be protected by force.”

MAIN TOPIC

Patters

  • Citizens Present
  • Gun Free Zone
  • Citizens Stop It
    • UnArmed

Understanding Police SOP/mentality

Mental Preparation

Desensitization

Motivation is irrelevant when it comes to prevention

Anything worth taking by force should be protected by force.

(Security/Police/Events) None of them are there to protect you

What can be done?

The cost of not getting training is much higher.

Understand Fundamentals - Can’t Skip

Marksmanship

  • Realistic Expectation
    • Training vs Practice
    • Lake Wobegon Effect
    • Your body can’t go where your mind hasn’t been.

Thinking about where you go

  • Movie Theaters
  • Kids
  • One handed shooting skills
  • Practice Draw with One Hand
  • Environment
  • Have to be prepared for violence

Look for things that don’t fit.

Don’t be PC

Prepare for Active Shooter

  • Not Paranoid
  • Just like driving. Seatbelts, Airbag, Slowing Down In the Rain, Headlights, 4WD, etc
  • Precautions based off of environment

What to do if you engage? How to interact with LEO?

  • Amount of information he has, related to distance.
  • Different agencies
  • usually when they get there, it is over
  • Looking for shooter, key’d on guns.

Identify Yourself

  • Sash
  • Belts

Contact w/ 911

  • Your Physical Description
  • Good Buy On scene
  • Stay on the phone?

PATREON QUESTIONS:

Chris Hand: In the video, Mr. Cowan states and, I agree, that the motivations of the attacker or attackers does not matter. My question to him is, does he think that all of the current focus on ISIS and Islamic extremism actually put more citizens at risk by making that the focus of their personal risk assessment? In other words, we still have plenty of bad guys in our own back yards and by focusing on the current media sensation, are people blinding themselves to the gang-bangers and mentally disturbed that are more likely to be their problem?

Kurt Holtzen: I realize this is a question that could burn a whole show but can you touch on tactical mindset or situational awareness . How to scan a room or crowd and a few tells to look for as far as someones intent to bad things .

YouTube Questions

James McNaughton

in your active shooting classes, how often do citizens miss or hit bystanders?

Jimmy Rivera

What's the best way to incorporate moving targets into live-fire training?

jonnypescado1

Best seat in a theater? up & back to see in front of you? sit down front for a better angled shot to avoid bystanders?

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Well as always guys and gals, thank you for tuning in and listening to us, as we greatly appreciate you guys and we’ll see you next week for another episode of Practically Tactical!

PTS 100 - San Bernardino Shooting & Listener Q&A

Welcome to Practically Tactical brought to you by the Firearms Radio Network! Practically Tactical is the100 episode show were critical thinking meets every day carry. This show features a round table discussion on mindset, concealed carry, training and more with some of the best firearms instructors, shooters and figures in the firearms industry. On this episode we record our 100th Episode! We discuss the San Bernardino shooting and answer a TON of listener questions! This amazing show is sponsored by Great Lakes Ammo. Be sure to go visit Great Lakes Ammo on Facebook, tell them you listen to the show, and use code practac10 on your order at GreatLakesAmmo.Com and save 10% on your ammo purchase.

While you are checking out the show notes, please be sure to do all your Amazon shopping with our Amazon affiliate link. A small portion of your sale goes to supporting all the great shows here on the Firearms Radio Network. You can do that by clicking on the Amazon banner on the website or by visiting PracticallyTactical.Com/Amazon

 

Show Notes

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On Target Podcast: American Defense MFG UIC Mod 2 Review

Main Segment

San Bernadino Shooting

 

Class For Listeners

Patreon

 

Patreon Questions

Kurt Holtzen

perhaps touch on what is the best course of action when facing Superior firepower in a public venue with limited defensive capability's of a sidearm and limited rounds

Kurt Holtzen

The best weapon you have for survival and defense is between your ears and is one of the hardest things to keep sharp . Any advice for training the grey matter for everyday situational  awareness ? You guys are doing a great job with the show , just the right amount of humor and good information .

Sean Piscopiello

one of the things that attracted me so much to this show was the parallels between your starting down this path and my path!

Tim Kamholz

One thing I learned along the way was how great the Hi point is. If George Washington had one I think I need to get one! Thanks for the help Cooter and Randy.

Twitter

PFWSEV: @PracTacShow benelli M2 vs M3 vs M4 thoughts?

Public Facebook Page

Stephen Mattern What has been your favorite memory/experience from the show?

Jeff Lehman Has your product evaluation changed over the time period? For example Are there certain things that you value over others and what are things you look at now over what did you look at before? has it become more stream lined?

Justin Wike As you have attended more training how has your thought process changed in regards to what you need to do as a person and how has it challenged what you thought you knew about firearms and self defense?

Nate Gates Did you ever think that when you started you would be where you are now?

Private Practically Tactical Facebook Group

Kevin Sucher I really enjoyed the "select a listener and provide advice on thier EDC and thier specific questions/concerns" episodes. Granted Im behind a bunch of episodes but those types of shows seem to have taken a back seat.

And what happened to OAF or not trivia smile emoticon

Nate Schultz If someone is new to plate carriers/body armor, what do they need to know? What doesn't matter and what does? What size? What cut? What level? Which "brand" of carrier is better than the other if all it does is hold plates? (I recently just made my first carrier and plate purchase).

Charles Constantine how do you decide whose advice to follow and listen to and who is just blowing smoke up your but? there are so many who claim to be "experts" but are actually just "know it alls" or worse, con artists selling their goods and services that might cost you your life... how can "we" spot a BS artist and what to do about it.

Glenn L Plunkett Along with this, how about suggestions for new shooters to "map" out their training (from day one on)? Do they need to only patronize "top tier" instructors (or what are some good filters for "local" instructors), what kind of progression (from local t...See More

Kurt Holtzen The best weapon you have for survival and defense is between your ears and is one of the hardest things to keep sharp . Any advice for training the grey matter for everyday tactical awareness ?

Jeff Hewes What is the single most important thing you learned from your training?

Jeff Hewes Now that you are here, what are some things you would have done differently?

Warner Paredes What is the best distance learning course or training anyone has experience with for those not Able to train with firearms

Alexander Grimm What are the best starter classes ?

Chad Wallace How many of you bought a crappy belt and holster the first time. Talking about Ryan's belt review on the gun & gear podcast made me think. I know I went and got a cheap belt, then about a month later got a decent one. That second belt lasted for years until I got to fat.

Brandon Toomey How to separate fear or paranoia from individuals who train and carry. People often see shootings like today and let fear consume them. Congrats on 100 guys!

Tommy Zimmerman What have you learned about yourself through training/pursuing the "warrior lifestyle"? Has anything stuck out to you as particularly profound or humbling? Have you discovered any failure points that you didn't know about before, and how did you/do you plan on overcoming them?

Jeff Hewes What training does your family have with firearms, medical, etc....? How often do they go to the range for practice? Do you think there is a certain age to start or based on maturity level of the individual?

Danny White: I would like your opinion on what you guys considered the most essential piece of kit /skills ... Where / how would you train with it .... And why you feel it's a absolutely necessary skill / item to have.... I like I'm sure most other people have neither the time nor the finances the train all the skills that are available to the extent we would like.... Hoping the discussion would steer me and other people in a direction where we can trade more essential skills first and of course continue our training to become more rounded in our skill set's smile emoticon

Instagram Questions

texasgunner97: Can Jesse talk about how he grips his handgun. (Don't get too excited Jeff). He has his left hand really high up on the gun and it seems to control recoil quite well. I can't get it to work for me, because my left fingers get in the way of my trigger finger.

marvin_smith: Speaking of learning curves, do you still have your Sigma? ;) Love the addition of Jesse and Jeff to the show. Between the three of you it's quite entertaining!

benjaboy1982: Any suggestions on best aftermarket pistol sights?

 

YouTube Questions:

3l3vated: another question. Some instructors says that if you shoot bad with a particular gun and not another then that is a "you" problem and not the gun. Is this true?

 

As part of the firearms radio network, we highly recommend you go checkout This Week In Guns. The podcast that covers all the latest news and industry buzz. Be sure to check out all the shows on the firearms radio network by visiting firearmsradio.tv/itunes.

 

We really want your feedback here at Practically Tactical, please send any compliments, feedback, guest suggestions to nick@practicallytactical.com. Please give us a review on iTunes as

Also, Find us on facebook by searching Practically Tactical or visit facebook.com/practicallytactical.

 

Well as always guys and gals, thank you for tuning in and listening to us, as we greatly appreciate you guys and we’ll see you next week for another episode of Practically Tactical!

 

PTS 099 - Active Shooter With Steve Fisher Of Sentinel Concepts

Welcome to Practically Tactical brought to you by the Firearms Radio Network! Practically Tactical is the q2show were critical thinking meets every day carry. This show features a round table discussion on mindset, concealed carry, training and more with some of the best firearms instructors, shooters and figures in the firearms industry. On this episode we have special guest Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts to continue our discussion from episode 98 about active shooter situations. And Jeff wants to have a kid and we figured out his stripper name! This amazing show is sponsored by Great Lakes Ammo. Be sure to go visit Great Lakes Ammo on Facebook, tell them you listen to the show, and use code practac10 on your order at GreatLakesAmmo.Com and save 10% on your ammo purchase.

While you are checking out the show notes, please be sure to do all your Amazon shopping with our Amazon affiliate link. A small portion of your sale goes to supporting all the great shows here on the Firearms Radio Network. You can do that by clicking on the Amazon banner on the website or by visiting PracticallyTactical.Com/Amazon

 

Show Notes

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Main Segment

mission drives gear maybe

active shooter  

your response  

no matter what gun you carry

having that plan  

talking about trading up

dining a good death

 

Kyle Defoor 5:00 Mark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8oGoBLXliY

Kyle Defoor Mindset:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vPCqMo9TCg

 

Questions From Patreon:

None

As part of the firearms radio network, we highly recommend you go checkout This Week In Guns. The podcast that covers all the latest news and industry buzz. Be sure to check out all the shows on the firearms radio network by visiting firearmsradio.tv/itunes.

We really want your feedback here at Practically Tactical, please send any compliments, feedback, guest suggestions to nick@firearmsradio.tv. Please give us a review on iTunes!

Also, Find us on facebook by searching Practically Tactical or visit facebook.com/practicallytactical.

Well as always guys and gals, thank you for tuning in and listening to us, as we greatly appreciate you guys and we’ll see you next week for another episode of Practically Tactical!

 

PTS 098 - Paris Attacks With MDFI

Welcome to Practically Tactical brought to you by the Firearms Radio Network! Practically Tactical is the show were critical thinking meets every day carry. This show features a round table discussion on mindset, concealed carry, training and more with some of the best firearms instructors, shooters and figures in the firearms industry. On this episode we have special guest Trek from MDFI. We will be discussing the recent Paris attacks and how that could or should affect your mindset and preparedness. This amazing show is sponsored by Great Lakes Ammo. Be sure to go visit Great Lakes Ammo on Facebook, tell them you listen to the show, and use code practac10 on your order at GreatLakesAmmo.Com and save 10% on your ammo purchase.

For more information on the show and to view show notes, please visit www.practicallytactical.com/098. While you are checking out the show notes, please be sure to do all your Amazon shopping with our Amazon affiliate link. A small portion of your sale goes to supporting all the great shows here on the Firearms Radio Network. You can do that by clicking on the Amazon banner on the website or by visiting PracticallyTactical.Com/Amazon

Find out more information on MDFI at:

TrainMDFI.Com

MDFI On Facebook

MDFI On Instagram

 

Show Notes

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Main Segment

Truck Gun

Gun Everywhere Around The Corner

Soft Targets

BBC

hiding behind bodies

medical kit

dont care about laws

right tools for the job

Questions From Patreon:

None

Questions From YouTube

Nate Gates - Recent events have convinced me to carry a med kit on my person, do you guys do the same? If so, what?

A.C. Dude - Any info on how many in Paris may have died due to not getting medical attention in time?

As part of the firearms radio network, we highly recommend you go checkout This Week In Guns. The podcast that covers all the latest news and industry buzz. Be sure to check out all the shows on the firearms radio network by visiting firearmsradio.tv/itunes.

We really want your feedback here at Practically Tactical, please send any compliments, feedback, guest suggestions to nick@firearmsradio.tv. Please give us a review on iTunes as

Also, Find us on facebook by searching Practically Tactical or visit facebook.com/practicallytactical.

Well as always guys and gals, thank you for tuning in and listening to us, as we greatly appreciate you guys and we’ll see you next week for another episode of Practically Tactical!

 

PTS 032 - Active Shooter with Sam from RangeTime

Firearms instructor Sam Cummings from RangeTime comes on the show to discuss the recent active shooter situations and what we can learn from them.  

Welcome to Practically Tactical Episode 32 brought to you by the Firearms Radio Network! The Practically Tactical Show features a round table discussion about guns, gear, and shooting with some of the brightest minds and best looking beards in the firearms industry.

DONATE TO THE JOE WILCOX FUND: http://www.gofundme.com/a54vjs

 

Guest: Sam Cummins, Range Time Instructor

Show Announcements:

Reminder, Live Show on Mondays at 7PM CST

On Target has been released.

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Tonight’s show is a topics based show. Tonight’s topic of discussion is Active Shooter scenarios.

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Main Segment

Part 1

Discuss Seattle School Shooting and LV Shooting?

What can we learn from it?

Part 2

How do we incorporate it into our lives?

Part 3

How/What training?

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Segment: Live Audience Questions

In this segment we will be fielding questions from our Live YouTube audience. Want to get your questions answered live? Visit practacpodcast.com for upcoming episodes and times! Also, feel free to email nick@firearmsradio.tv with your question!

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Gear Segment:

Sam: Zev Tech Fulcrum Trigger, adjustable

Nick: 1,000 Round Update on FailZero Bolt

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So let’s move on to our last segment of the show. This is the part of the show where it’s time to start wrapping up another episode of Practically Tactical.  

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We really want your feedback here at Practically Tactical, please send any compliments, feedback, guest suggestions to nick@firearmsradio.tv. Please give us a review on iTunes as well! Also, Find us on facebook by searching Practically Tactical or visit facebook.com/practicallytactical.

Well as always guys, thank you for tuning in and listening to us, as we greatly appreciate you guys and we’ll see you next week for another episode of Practically Tactical!