Injured Shooter

Ugly Truth: Being a good guy doesn't make you bullet-proof.  It does no good to "win" the gun fight if you don't SURVIVE it as well. This one day class focuses on techniques necessary for a shooter to prevail in a deadly force encounter after being wounded by enemy fire.  Shooters will receive instruction in self and buddy Emergency Medical Treatment, shooting from positions of disadvantage, and one-handed firearm manipulation (dominant and non-dominant hands).  Students are encouraged to bring any medical equipment that they currently possess, but should not purchase new equipment specifically for this course. Training topics in the Injured Shooter course include:

  • The Use of Cover and Concealment
  • Shooting on the Move    
  • Rapid Presentation of the Weapon
  • Shooting from Positions of Disadvantage
  • One-Handed Malfunction Clearing and Reloading
  • Patient evaluation
  • Blood loss management
  • Airway management
  • Use of chest seals and tourniquets
  • Wound packing (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NgfgofN6-M)
  • Self and Buddy Emergency Medical Treatment

Students should bring:

  • A handgun (semi-automatic or revolver) in good working order
  • A concealment holster with a concealment garment * AND/OR
  • Law Enforcement Duty Gear
  • Two or more spare magazines or speed loaders for your firearm and a storage method for them
  • Approximately 500 rounds of ammunition for your firearm
  • Safety glasses
  • Hearing protection
  • A hat
  • Cleaning supplies and tools for your weapon

The length of this course will be approximately 8 hours.

Students should expect to shoot up to 300 rounds.

* Shoulder holsters, small of the back holsters, or cross-draw holsters WILL NOT BE ALLOWED on the range without prior approval due to safety concerns.

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