Written by Greg Ellifritz When listening to experts describe how to flee from an attacker who is shooting, the most common statement heard is “Don’t run in a straight line.” Many people advocate running in a zig-zag pattern or running in a crouched position instead. A target that is small or that moves randomly […]
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*This article is a guest post from my friend Jonathan Willis. Jonathan is a retired paramedic and fire lieutenant who teaches with Dave Spaulding for Handgun Combatives. Jonathan has extensive firearms training experience, but this was the first shotgun course he took. I took the class as well and echo the author’s comments. The class […]
This is a guest article from my friend and veteran paramedic Jonathan Willis. Jonathan is a fire department lieutenant and teaches tactical first aid classes for Dave Spaulding at Handgun Combatives. This is a good article. I carry a needle in my kit, but I know how to use it and also go places where […]
By Greg Ellifritz Ever since I started training people in the fighting arts for a living, I have kept very meticulous records. Not only is it important for potential future legal action, it’s a great marker for tracking progress and improvement. Each year at this time, I do a review of what […]
This is a guest post written by my friend Jonathan Willis in response to some comments made about a previous tourniquet article I published. Jonathan is a veteran Paramedic, Instructor, and Fire Lieutenant who has actually used the tourniquets he references in the field. It seems impossible to go online today and not be […]
This is a guest article from my friend Jonathan Willis. Jonathan is a veteran fire department lieutenant, paramedic, and instructor. He teaches the “Real World Trauma” classes for Dave Spaulding’s Handgun Combatives program. Jonathan is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to all things medical and has written an excellent article on tourniquet selection. […]