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Guard Targeted By Thieves for His Pistol | Active Self Protection

You’re always working from an initiative deficit as a defender, and this guard targeted by thieves for his pistol shows us how critical our empty-handed skills and working the 5 D’s Plus 1 are in our self-defense. Sub to the ASP Extra channel for tips, drills, gear reviews, vlog, etc: and join us in the Dry Fire Challenge Facebook group! NEWS STORIES/MORE INFO: Raw with scant news: ASP merch is now in stock in the store…go get a newly designed limited edition hat! If you value what we do at ASP, would you consider becoming an ASP Patron Member to support the work it takes to make the narrated videos like this guard targeted by thieves for his pistol? or gives the details and benefits. Find a good instructor in your area and get some training: Attitude. Skills. Plan. (music in the outro courtesy of Bensound at Copyright Disclaimer. Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use


Vincent Buffalo says:

My relationship with Allah is well

Macdeep says:

. Rip, so sad

tylor durdun says:

your a snake oil salesman

touofthehighplains says:

That officer needed a higher retention holster. Just look how easily the thug yanked the gun out of the holster.

Josue Villanueva says:

Horrible to see that happen. but it's a sad reminder to know that gun control in the US wouldn't work.

Mr3344555 says:

You can buy an armory within your life, we still haven't been able to replicate a life. A real man or woman knows when they lost. Sometimes it's better to be a loser that's alive and can retry than a dead man. RIP security officer. Condolences to the family.

MilesBellas says:

"open carry all over the world" resulting in increased violence murder and suicide

no the US gun laws are a failure, an anachronism….. not an example to replicate

In Gratitude I Am says:

So sad that a life is "only worth" a few bucks. Yes, empty handed skills are a must. Yes, take away moves are a must.

Thanks for all you do, John.

Andrew Mele says:

For the poll question: Do you have a video on retention techniques?

Vulgar Display of Truth says:

Constitutional carry should be legal throughout America. It's our God given rite.

Robert Edwards says:

Again great vid John Thanks. I don't think this guard did anything wrong no matter how much training and how much skill you have when it is your time it's your time. Sad to say but that is the truth.

Marco Anaya says:

John, Would like to see some scenarios from the USA. All these overseas videos are OK, but I am sure there are some good ones form here in the USA that would be good for instruction/learning purpose.

Jason Bradley says:

An openly armed guard should always be behind some sort of baracade

jbicey says:

Sunday morning coffee with some ASP…….good start to the day

Mj Lorraine says:

I feel sorry for the guard.

Mj Lorraine says:

If its time for you to die, then go ahead and die.

Mj Lorraine says:

It depends on the situation of combat. If you're caught off guard, you're deadmeat.

Fay King says:

I'm an Atheist, so it always irks me a little when you talk about "spiritual fitness." I have no more relationship with Jesus and Yahweh than you have with the Wheel of Karma, Jupiter Optimus Maximus, or the Valkyries claiming the righteous dead for Valhalla (tho I've watched many die on your channel who deserve such a fairy tale…).

But I see where you're coming from and I agree 100%, you're just expressing it in accordance with your culture's predominant faith. I hate faith, but that's not the topic here and I have tremendous respect for what you do in the security/self-defense field.

I'd say it's "psychological fitness" since emotional and mental fitness are already taken. Are you ready to die or not? If the answer is no, make yourself ready. Say what you have to to your loved ones, have your affairs in order, and don't live a life that could end any microsecond carrying around regrets. You only live and die once, there are no second chances.

And unlike people who believe in an afterlife, I know I'll never see dead loved ones again nor they I. That only makes what you call "spiritual fitness" all the more important.

wastool says:

Hard to find that type of training.

Fay King says:

Very briefly trained one time in gun disarms by a Krav Maga student who worked security. None of my empty handed training ever dealt with weapons. Your 5 Ds +1 system with realistic examples are excellent at subconscious conditioning. I need to learn more.

Jesus and Melissa Alvarez says:

Praise God brother romans 1:16 God bless u good job!

NewfieMan709 says:

I have to be honest watching this knowing people die is kinda hard because life is valuable but it's better to see examples of this to show the truth about firearms and how they can be used for good and evil. But hopefully the good prevails and knowing what to do in a situation could save a life and criminals don't get guns the legal way so it's hard to tell how many meatheads are out and about.

jason stuart says:

So sorry that he lost his life. Even still ty for these videos

Zed King says:

The law should be terrifying that people won't commit any crime . It is very sad video . RIP security guard.

Obergruppenführer John Smith says:

We can definitely critique this guy's technique, but it's also important to Simply mention the environment here. No matter what his skills or techniques would have been, the fact remains that the physical setup of that entryway is very poorly designed for security. At the very least, it would be better for him to have move that chair on the other side of the bars, and be able to open the door with a lot more space so that when someone walks in there not automatically right up on him. Even that little bit of space would allow him to differentiate between a normal person just passing through, and someone who's coming on to him with bad intentions. No offense, but I think it's somewhat clear that this guy is not exactly a high-level security professional and more of a rent-a-cop type, but if someone was a take this job seriously, a little more care and their setup might be worth it.

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