The OTHER “First Rule” In A Gunfight (That Most Concealed Handgun Carriers DON’T Train For!)

You’ve probably heard this popular tactical quote…

“The first rule in a gunfight… is to BRING A GUN!”

This saying is commonly credited to Drill Sergeant SFC Joseph B Frick.

I know, it sounds like common sense, but you’d be surprised how many concealed handgun carriers leave their weapon at home because they aren’t going into “dangerous areas“.

(Yeah, makes me kinda chuckle too. 🙂 )

But when it comes to a “self-defense” shooting, just bringing a gun isn’t enough.

So let me share with you…

The OTHER “First Rule” In A Real Gunfight That Most Concealed Handgun Carriers Don’t Train For…

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Going Beyond “The First Rule In A Gunfight” For Concealed Carry…

Ok, I know that a lot of you are equally frustrated with this concealed carry “training gap”…

Like me, you hopefully realize that the dynamics of a street assault are different than what most people think of in a “gunfight”.

For example, when a civilian uses a firearm to stop an assault, about 50% of the time you will be involved in a physical struggle before the gun even makes it into your hand!

So you see, while the first rule of a gunfight might be to “bring a gun”, in reality, the truth is…

“Bring a gun… and be able to fight like bloody Hell to get to it!”

That means, if you don’t have the skills to be able to “fight to your gun” when you’re ambushed by a violent attacker…

…it doesn’t matter if you’re carrying a 9mm… a .45… or a bazooka…

… it doesn’t matter how tight your shot-group is…

… and it doesn’t matter if your stance is 100% perfect…

If your gun’s not in your hand in a fight, it’s not going to save you, right?

Of course, I can’t give you an entire “training program” for fighting to your gun all in just one article.

But I WILL tell you that it’s not as difficult as you think it might be and you don’t have to be some big, burly biker badass or some “karate master” with thousands of hours of self-defense training under your black belt.

All you really need are a few simple-yet-devastating “close-quarters combat” moves to give you the space to be able to draw your weapon and engage your attacker.

Just be sure whatever training you seek is based on real-life attacks, and not some traditional “karate 101” b.s. that has no street application.

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