Lesson 2: Handling and Safety

Lead Instructor:  Alon Stivi
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This lesson covers the safe handling of firearms, from assembly and disassembly to secure holstering. Instructor Alon Stivi teaches you the proper handling of both handguns and long guns and goes into detail about how to avoid an accidental discharge. He performs a variety of demonstrations and covers a real-life case study of a preventable, accidental shooting.

Lesson Specs

Lesson Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material

Instructions

  1. Watch the Lesson
  2. Take notes on key aspects
  3. Bookmark key points in the Lesson
  4. Ask questions on the Forum
  5. Use Lesson resources to supplement your knowledge

Lesson Chapters

  1. Safety
  2. Accidental Discharge Avoidance
  3. Parts and Functionality
  4. Assembly and Disassembly
  5. Accessories
  6. Accidental Discharge Case Study

Lead Instructor

Alon Stivi

Alon Stivi is the CEO of Direct Measures International (DMI), a provider of in security consultancy, tactical training and protective services to the private and public sectors. He is a recognized authority on security, dignitary protection, travel safety, counterterrorism, mass violence prevention and survival.

He is the founder of ACT Cert® (Attack Countermeasures Training Certification) online learning university and the developer of the Mass Violence Prevention & Active Shooter Survival course, the only training program of its kind certified and funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Alon has emigrated to the U.S. from Israel after serving in an elite unit of the IDF. He is a combat veteran of the 1982 Lebanon War and has trained troops for combat in the areas of small unit tactics, airborne operations, close combat and emergency medicine.

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