In January 2020 we asked our past customers and rs to complete a short survey about their medical training and preparedness. We felt this data would be valuable as we start our “Trauma Care Summit” event which is basically a free series of training videos we are rolling out in February 2020. (Register Here) Many […]
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Your objective when using them for self defense is to stop the threat. As I put it recently in a course of advanced students… first survive; then help others survive.
Medical kits are like wet wipes in the woods. They aren’t glamorous, but if you don’t have one when you need it, things can get messy. Since med kits don’t have the same level of “tacticool” that firearms and other accessories have, they often don’t get the attention they deserve. Everyone understands why medical kits […]
I’m not going to pretend to be a first aid expert. We’ve got Brian for that and he’s already covered a good amount of first aid stuff for us. I learned some stuff while in the Marines, but I have to admit, being married to a Registered Nurse has kind of spoiled me. She has […]
Today’s concealed carriers are, at least by my observations, an increasingly sophisticated lot, expanding their skills repertoire beyond shooting to include discips like facility security, team tactics, and emergency medical intervention. Pursuant to that, many who carry guns, including myself, now carry tourniquets (TQs) too. With proper training on the tourniquet of your choice, your […]
Riley speaks with Rob Beckman and Bryant Garibay about the importance of first aid skills for self-defense shooters and the process of diagnosing and treating victims while waiting for EMS to arrive.