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What people have said about this instructional series -

"The Armed Response videos are the most complete and up-to-date training resource available for defensive shooting. If you have a firearm for self-defense, these DVD's are a must see." Alan Gottlieb - Founder 2nd Amendment Foundation.

"Excellent DVDs! Even better than classroom training in my opinion because I can rewind the teacher, make him demonstrate in slow motion, and watch it over without paying again ... David kenik and Ralph Mroz have a hit on their hands with (The Armed Response) DVD series." Cody Alderson - US Concealed Carry Association.

"Mroz is articulate and his lectures are a joy to watch ... Armed Response's three DVD set provides a valuable resource for gun owners of all levels of experience." Gil Hayes - Editor, Armed Citizens' Legal defense network's monthly journal.

Product Descriptions

"Armed Response" (Book)

A Comprehensive Guide to Using Firearms for Self-Defense

"An excellent starting text for the first-time gun owner or the citizen just beginning
to explore armed self-defense"
. Massad Ayoob - Director, Lethal Force Institute.

"Armed Response" is a comprehensive guide for using firearms for defense before, during, and after, a life threatening assault. From learning what to ask yourself before deciding to carrying a gun, how to choose a gun that’s right for you, what to look for in holsters, how to carry a concealed gun, proper training techniques, and the legal issues and implications of using of lethal force, Armed Response is, by far, the most complete resource available.

This   book is the culmination of hard-learned experience and instruction from internationally recognized use of force instructors. These are valuable real-life lessons about preparing to face a lethal threat, winning a gun fight, and surviving the ensuing court battle that can not be found outside of expensive tactical schools.

  • Format: Paperback, 6x9, 192pp.
  • Photographs/Illustrations: 175
  • Publication Date: Feb. 2005
  • Publisher: Merril Press, Bellevue Washington
  • ISBN: 0-936783-45-1
  • Cover Price: $19.95



Video Training Series

Beyond shooting paper. Beyond marksmanship. Beyond static drills. The Armed Response Video Training Series presents realistic and practical applications of firearms for personal defense.

Whether your are in your home, car, at work, or on the street, the Armed Response Video Training Series presents skills, techniques and tactics that are vital to not just surviving, but winning a lethal encounter. These are the not to be missed, essential lessons needed to defend your life with a firearm!

Armed Response is not about gun shooting, it’s about gun fighting!

Fundamentals of Defensive Shooting   presents a wide variety of crucial training on the skills needed to properly operate a firearm and the fundamentals of combat shooting.

  • The Reality of Gun Safety on the Street
  • Operational Fundamentals of Handguns
  • Reloading Semi-Automatics and Revolvers
  • Magazine Management
  • Carry Positions
  • Alternative Carry Options
  • The Tactical Draw
  • Malfunction Clearing Skills
  • Sighted and Non-Sighted Firing
  • One-Handed Manipulations and Shooting
  • Combat Accuracy
  • Stopping Power
  • Much, Much More!

Over 2.5 hours of vital training!


Tactics and Techniques for Defensive Shooting  transforms fundamental range skills into realistic combat shooting techniques and demonstrates specific tactics for using firearms for self-defense.

  • Gun Fighting Survival Priorities
  • Avoidance and De-Escalation
  • Assault Cues and Reactionary Distance
  • Close Quarters Shooting
  • Shooting While Moving
  • Use of Cover
  • Multiple Adversaries
  • Protecting a Third Party
  • Defense in Your Home
  • Defense in Your Car
  • Defense in a Public Place
  • Holding a Person at Gunpoint
  • Much, Much More!

2 hours of life-saving training!


Dynamic Drills for Defensive Shooting  presents a detailed and thorough plan of shooting exercises designed to dramatically increase your combat shooting skills and develop a winning mindset.

  • Speed Shooting
  • Back-Up Weapons
  • Shooting on the Move
  • Precision Shooting
  • One-Handed Drills
  • Moving Targets
  • Judgment Skills
  • Positions Drills
  • Shooting Under Adverse Conditions
  • Close Quarters Shooting
  • Use of Cover
  • Shooting from your Car
  • Much, Much More!

A bonus section includes information on how to run effective and safe force-on-force simulation training!

Over 30 street-relevant drills covered in 2 hours!




Save $20; on the Defensive Shooting3-DVD Set which includes Fundamentals of Defensive Shooting, Tactics and Techniques for Defensive Shooting, Dynamic Drills for Defensive Shooting. 6.5 hours of vital training!





Responsible Use of Lethal Force  presents a thorough and detailed outline of the appropriate use of all levels of force, including deadly force, and the defensive use of firearms. Learn when to draw and challenge, when to shoot and when not to shoot in this vital training program. Every gun owner needs this knowledge!

  • Responding Force
  • When Can Deadly Force Be Used?
  • Escalation
  • Reengagements and Pursuit
  • Elements Justifying Lethal Force
  • Disparity of Force
  • Castle Doctrine
  • Potential Consequences
  • Defense of a Third Party
  • Finding an Attorney
  • After an Incident
  • BONUS - Shoot/No Shoot Scenario Samplers
  • Much, Much More!

1hr 45min


Shoot/No-Shoot Scenarios presents 48 realistic scenes to interact with by challenging, drawing and shooting as needed! This vital training will help you recognize different types of confrontations, develop appropriate threat responses and understand the time constraints of violent encounters. Each scenario is followed by a detailed, step-by-step tactical analysis showing the telltale signals in the situations and the appropriate force-based response.

  • At Home
  • Shopping
  • At the ATM
  • Road Rage
  • School Shooter
  • Parking Lot
  • Tire Change
  • Assault on the Street
  • Kidnapping
  • Much, Much More!

1hr 50min


Lights and Defensive Handguns  examines all aspects of the most important defensive accessory available, including types of flashlights, brightness, output options, effective use and proper tactics. This knowledge is vital since most gunfights happen in low light!

  • Why Have a Light?
  • Types of Lights
  • Incandescent vs LED
  • How Bright do you Need?
  • Output Quality
  • Activation Switch Options
  • Use for Personal Safety
  • Shooting Techniques
  • Flashlight Tactics
  • Use as an Impact Weapon
  • Methods of Carry
  • BONUS: Flashlight Range Drills
  • Much, Much More!

1hr 55min


Lasers for Defensive Handguns  shatters the myths surrounding lasers and demonstrates how to get the most from your laser-equipped handgun! This thorough compilation covers the different types, advantages, pitfalls and proper use of one of the best defensive shooting accessories available.

  • Sight Alignment
  • Shooting from Retention Position
  • Shooting Around Cover with Lasers
  • Target Focus Advantage
  • Moving Targets
  • Shooting While Moving
  • Laser Use with a Flashlight
  • Deterrent Effect
  • Proper Zeroing
  • Close Quarters Shooting
  • Switch Manipulation
  • BONUS: Laser Range Drills
  • Much, Much More!

1hr 5 min


Pepper Spray. Since being a victim of a non-lethal attack is much more likely than a lethal one, carrying pepper spray may be more valuable than carrying a gun! This Pepper Spray DVD explores various pepper spray features, carry options, the legality of its use, along with techniques and practice drills for this vital, non-lethal weapon.

  • Hotness Measurements
  • Pepper Spray Vs Mace
  • Effects of Pepper Spray
  • Spray Patterns
  • Safety Devices
  • Carry Methods
  • Appropriate Use of Pepper Spray
  • How to Use Pepper Spray
  • Traveling with Pepper Spray
  • Training Drills
  • Live Agent Demonstration
  • Much, Much More!

1 hr, 40 min

Defensive Cane Fighting. A cane can be a vital defensive tool where traditional weapons are prohibited. This Defensive Cane Fighting DVD explores the tactics and techniques that make the cane a potent and highly effective weapon.

  • Levels of Responding Force
  • Cane Styles
  • Origination of Cane Techniques
  • Striking Zones
  • Footwork
  • Power Creation
  • Support Hand Techniques
  • Two-Handed Techniques
  • Practice Routines
  • Walking with a Cane
  • BONUS: Roof Blocks and Wing Blocks
  • Much, Much More!

1 hr, 4 min


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