Know your exits! This is a valuable thing to know during an emergency. Too often, most people try to exit out the entrance they came in during emergencies, and this often prooves fatal. Airline disasters and club fires both illustrate
What To Do If You Are In a Wheelchair? I was asked this on Facebook, and so I did a live video to address this issue. Just because you are in a wheelchair, or are dealing with another challenge, does
Calling 911 during an active shooter event is not as easy as many believe. We see people struggling with providing the basic information time and time again during scenario training. It is an important thing to be able to do.
KIMS Game, or Kim’s game, is an old game or exercise that I first learned while attending the 2nd Infantry Division Scout Sniper School. (On my back, feet 6 inches off the ground, learning the Brady Bunch theme song.) I
Run Zig Zag or Not from an Active Shooter was recorded live on Facebook. In the video I talk about why I believe you should just run as fast as you can away from the shooter and not worry about
This video was filmed live on Facebook on 8/2/17 as part of a Go Live Every Day in August challenge. An active shooter event, or different active threat may cause a crowd to become dangerous or deadly. The information in this
Movement Saves Lives! There is a reason “Move!” is in the center of the Active Shooter Triangle used in the Survive a Shooting course and featured on the Survive a Shooting posters. (See them over in the right sidebar.) In
This is why Alain Burrese created the Survive A Shooting course: After the July 2012 mass shooting at the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, Alain made and posted this video to his Best Safety Tips YouTube channel. (Later moved to
I did a podcast with Modern Survival and Combat Magazine with Jeff Anderson. Click the picture to go there to listen.
Recent active shooter court rulings throughout the country have allowed negligence suits filed by victims of Active Shooters to proceed against employers for failing to provide defensive training to their employees. In other words, companies can no longer avoid their corporate