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.

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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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PTS 070 - Second EDC Show with Sage Dynamics

Welcome to Practically Tactical Episode 70 brought to you by the Firearms Radio Network! The Practicallyedc2 Tactical show is a slightly more practical approach to the firearms lifestyle. This show features a round table discussion about guns, gear, and shooting with some of the best firearms instructors, shooters and figures in the firearms industry. On this episode we we are on the second show of our April EDC series with Christian, Bill, William, and Ben. They will be discussing their EDC with firearms instructor Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics.

(I had some audio issues, so I apologize for the low quality audio of the podcast)

http://www.sagedynamics.org

http://www.instagram.com/sagedynamics

Main Segment

  • What You Carry
  • Where You Carry (environments)
  • Why you carry what you Carry
  • Strengths/Weaknesses of Setup

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PTS 051 - Force On Force Training With Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics

Welcome to Practically Tactical Episode 51 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 best firearms instructors and figures in the firearms industry. On this episode we will be talking about Force On

Force with Aaron Cowan of Sage Dynamics.

Sage Dynamics on the interwebz:

https://www.facebook.com/sagedynamics

http://instagram.com/sagedynamics

https://www.youtube.com/user/SageDynamics

http://sagedynamics.blogspot.com/

https://twitter.com/sagedynamics

 

Link to the Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Face topic we discussed at opening.

Main Segment

  1. Aaron’s History
    1. Pre Sage Dynamics
  2. About Sage Dynamics
    1. Location
    2. Philosophy
    3. Classes Offered
      1. Do you travel?
  3. Force on Force
    1. Who teaches is as important as taking it?
    2. How to tell when someone is ready for it?
      1. How important is it to make sure you have the skills for FOF?
      2. What training/prereqs are required?
    3. What Is it?
      1. Why do we do this?
      2. How is it done?
      3. Gear/Ammo?
        1. Simunitions?
    4. How is it properly done?
    5. Types of situations?
      1. Training in no shoot situations just as important?
    6. How to evaluate what you learned?
    7. How to incorporate the training into daily life and repeatable trainings

 

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