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Simply put, progressive braking is braking harder or softer as needed. In an emergency, progressive braking can make you less likely to lock a wheel or lose control. So How Is It Done? Progressive braking is done by applying the brakes gently at first, then pushing the pedal harder and harder in a smooth transition. This […]

Barricade breaching is one of the tactical driving techniques you will learn during BSR’s security driving course (SDC), but can be very risky. For this reason, we always recommend using barricade breaching as a last resort, after considering high-speed backing or driving around the obstacle. Steps for Successful Ramming Step 1: Detecting the threat. The first step in […]

Multiple-target drills are great practice when you want to improve on transitioning from one target to the next, just like you would when faced with multiple attackers. Furthermore, when your targets are set at different distances, you learn how to obtain a sight picture quickly and control your shot cadence based on range to the target. That’s […]

Here at BSR, we do a lot of driving. So, it would make perfect sense for us to have almost 100 primary training vehicles in our fleet. Read on to learn a little bit more about the vehicles we use most frequently. The Standard Training Sedan From 1997 and into the early 2010s, the Ford Crown […]

BSR Accident Avoidance Courses (“AA”) teach already-licensed drivers, with six months driving experience, how to handle highway emergencies. So trained, BSR’s AA graduates will have the opportunity to respond instantaneously and more positively to any driving emergency. The difference can save lives. Training is eight hours; 6½-hours hands-on, and 1½-hours in classroom. Classroom focuses on what’s […]

Off-roading is a great experience and can be fun for everyone involved. However, even the most experienced drivers should brush up on beginner’s tips. Here are some driving tips for every level: Learn your vehicle inside and out. Know the vehicles height and width, understand your minimum ground clearance, and know your four-way drive system Never […]

Our Basic Pistol Course is held at our training facility in Summit Point, West Virginia. During this course, students will focus on marksmanship, safety and basic weapons manipulation such as draw stroke, loading/unloading and malfunction drills. As for the shooting drills, students should expect to focus on basic principles and proper mindset. Basic Pistol Course Information: […]

Knowing how to stop your car in a hurry may just be the most important driving skill you can ever master. Of course, how to do that depends on whether your vehicle is equipped with an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) or not. Today, we’ll be going over what it takes to stop in an emergency when […]