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Krav Maga Unyted Combat Shoot

Students of Krav Maga Unyted practicing basic handling and stance with inert training guns.  The day started with a safety and emergency medical briefing, then moved briskly to the operation, and proper handling, of handguns.  In-class handling with inert training guns prepared the students for live-fire on the range in the afternoon.  The training culminated with Krav Maga stress drills combined with live-fire handgun drills on a photo-realistic target.


Black Belts Train with DFI

Congratulations to the newly promoted #Krav Maga Unyted Black Belts! ‪#‎JarretWaldman‬ treated his Krav Warriors to introductory handgun and shotgun familiarization on the Tom George private range at Angeles Shooting Ranges with DFI as the Firearms Instructor. All shooters demonstrated open minds to learning new tools and techniques along with safe tactical gun handling skills. Well done, gents!

Jarret is a vigorous proponent of the complete combat professional and encourages his Black Belts to become proficient in various armed skills as well as the unarmed combatives of Krav Maga.  Stress Inoculation Training is a valuable experience for all who understand the need to truly training as you intend to fight.  You will NOT rise to the occasion under stress…you wil default to your level of training.  Stress will degrade whatever skill level that you have.  If you can perform the skill under duress, then you truly have committed it to your subconscious

DFI has also participated with Krav Maga Unyted in providing KMU Intermediate Level members with realistic stress training drills that blend unarmed combatives with armed, live-fire drills.  You won’t see this type of training too often outside of specialized military or law enforcement units.  But you will see this if you train with KMU.

Congrats again to the new Black Belts of KMU.  Hope to see you back at the range soon.16d34c_a4ff0b973d00474da70be1d289783aa7


Tiger McKee writes for The Tactical Wire.  His column on mental control during and after a violent confrontation is absolutely a must read.  Your emotions must be controlled, while you make appropriate defensive decisions/actions thoughout the violent encounter.  Having said that, it bears noting that merely “reading” about a topic or watching a video of a skill does not adequately commit that experience into the subconscious mind for use during a stressful encounter.  Vigorous, first hand experience does that.  Read the entire article.

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THIS is heroic behavior!

3 ordinary Americans stepped up to the plate in the face of evil!  One of them, Spencer, takes some injuries in the process, but he and his 2 battle buddies, persevere, and beat this goblin into unconsciousness, saving countless lives in the process!

Spencer is said to be recovering from his wounds.  Thank you, modern medical capability.

Outstanding job, gents!  YOU are a credit to America and you honor our warriors by your actions.

Ladies and gentlemen, THIS is truly heroic behavior.  Read the news article for yourself to see what truly courageous behavior looks in real life. 

Registering Ammunition Sales??



If they can’t “get the guns”, then they’ll try something else…like even more restrictions on ammunition and magazine capacity, thus narrowing the ability of the law-abiding citizen to effectively wield weapons against attackers.  And do remember that ALL of these so-called “reasonable” restrictions DO NOT RESTRICT CRIMINALS.

“California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in 2018, released a statewide ballot campaign Thursday to require background checks for ammunition purchases… The proposed 2016 initiative would require instant background checks at the point of sale and ban the possession of ammunition magazines with over 10 rounds. Given that California already bans the sale and manufacture of magazines over 10 rounds, the proposal would give California the toughest ammo restrictions in the nation.

Jeffrey Zalles, president of the Brady Campaign’s chapter in Marin County, California, touched off a debate over the movement’s direction with an Oct. 6 op-ed in The Washington Post calling for “a focus on ammunition” instead of guns… ”  See the link below.

(Do you think that international ammo smuggling to the US might be a direct result if this comes to pass??…Hmmm, with a robust smuggling network that already exists on our southern border.  What are the chances?)

Please read the linked article for a complete information and perspective.  Then, tell us what you think.

Learn the Law, Stay Out of Jail


Be hard to convict!!  Just doing the “right thing” may seem simple TO YOU at the time you are being attacked, but the reality of an uncaring and politically motivated prosecutor bearing down on you from the comfort of an office, complicates your world immensely.

You may have noticed during recent publicized events that the defender in a use-of-force incident can come under withering scrutiny and criticism.  The attacker…not so much.  No, it’s not fair, but these are the cards we are dealt with and this is the table at which we are playing.  What to do?  LEARN TO BE A BETTER PLAYER.

DFI regularly conducts a seminar on the California specific Laws of Self-Defense at Angeles Shooting Ranges.  You will be given an in-depth view into the criminal justice system of California, the applicable statutes, case law, and jury instructions by which YOU WILL be held to account if you use force to defend yourself, your family, or an innocent third party.

Current events, and social “attitudes” will also be discussed.  Even if you are tactically correct in your resolution of a deadly attack, if you make one misstep, one mis-spoken word or action, in any one of the parts of the ensuing criminal investigation, your actions may be found to be “legally incorrect” and you may face criminal, financial, and social ruin.

DO NOT rely on the lifetime of misinformation from television, movies, and sensationalistic news reports to which you have been exposed to justify your actions.  Learn to make yourself as legally invulnerable as possible within the confines of the laws of self-defense.

You will learn the elements of an impending crime and the elements of legal self-defense that must be present for the law to agree that you have used legal force to defend yourself.  This is mission critical knowledge you must have to protect yourself from the second battle…the courtroom battle.

Fees are $125.  Sign up at Use of Force & Self-Defense Laws on DFISOCAL.COM

LEGAL DISCLAIMER:  Riley Schrader is not an attorney and does not practice or offer legal advice.  There is no privileged or confidential relationship generated in this seminar.  This seminar is an educational event that will provide general information on the criminal legal system specifically related to the legal use of force.  You will learn when your specific legal circumstances will require consultation with an attorney licensed to practice in your legal jurisdiction.