Crucible All-Access Training: Horizontal Shooting and Tactics

Gunfighting from the Ground

with John Buchanan

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80 minutes

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Often overlooked in the canon of firearms training, the strategy and techniques of shooting from the ground are instrumental in responding to the harsh reality of a gunfight.In this video, Crucible head firearms instructor John Buchanan offers the strategy and tools needed not just to survive, but rather to prevail in the face of armed opponents.

Whether you have fallen, dived, or been pushed to the ground, it is highly likely that you will find yourself on the ground during a gunfight. Horizontal Shooting and Tactics covers how to position yourself properly to deploy your weapon under stress, the tactics to use when you find yourself underneath your opponent, how to successfully fire your weapon when behind cover, and the mindset needed to change tactics when you find yourself on the ground.Utilizing the capabilities of a live-fire range, Buchanan demonstrates real-life situational drills designed to maximize a calculated response. Train exactly how you fight. Keep it safe. Keep it simple. For information purposes only.
with John Buchanan
1) Equipment
2) Safety
3) Shooting Fundamentals
- Prone Positions
- Drawing the Weapon
- Adjustments in the Prone
- Getting Up from the Prone
- Manipulations
4) Combative Handgun Principles
- Threat Level Zones
- Retention Shooting
- Point Shooting
- Sighted Fire
- Angles of Fire
5) Ground Fighting Principles
- Mount Position
- Guard Position
- Rear Mount Position
- Rear Guard Position
6) Situational Shooting
- Prone Position Situations
- Use of Cover Tactics
- Using Cover Effectively
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