GFH Be Prepared!™
Length of Course: 2.5 hours
Taught at these locations: Woodland Park, Mobile training for this class is also available.
Course Level: Starter (what's this?)
Who teaches this course? The course is taught by an expert in this area. At GFH we strive to provide the most qualified and competent instructors with every course we offer.
Be Prepared! Gun For Hire is offering a new course in personal preparedness. Be Prepared refers to your ability to observe the things around you and make decisions about your actions based on your interpretation of those things. It includes people's behavior, unusual or dangerous situations, and even your own actions within any common environment. It often boils down to the difference between what we see and what we observe. Having the knowledge to act on any given situation is the key to survival. Topics covered in this course will include: NJ crime rates Non-confrontational attack Violent attacks Sexual predators Ways to protect yourself against rape Social events Date rape drugs Safety at home Awareness Color code of awareness Self defense NJ Self-defense law! Unarmed self defense tactics Walking to your car and parking lots and garages Learn to resist or comply Refreshments will be served. This class is open for ALL women and men from 16 – 96 years old. This could be the two most important hours of your life.
Topics covered to include: Topics covered in this course will include:
- NJ crime rates
- Non-confrontational attack
- Violent attacks
- Sexual predators
- Ways to protect yourself against rape
- Social events
- Date rape drugs
- Safety at home
- Color code of awareness
- Self defense
- NJ Self-defense law!
- Unarmed self defense tactics
- Walking to your car and parking lots and garages
- Learn to resist or comply
Anthony, I owe you a nice cigar!
You and your team appear to be miracle workers. When my wife got home you could just tell that there had been an “awakening”. It appears my lovely, but stubborn, better half has cracked, if just a little. My struggles with her make me think that you should, with the help of a psychologist, create a new GFH class that teaches people like me the best way to persuade our wives to get involved or, at least, get out of the way.
As for last night, I just have to laugh. I, of course, being her husband for 15 years, have absolutely zero credibility; I am dismissed as being paranoid or obsessed; but you guys, on the other hand…like I said, I just have to laugh! Not only did she immediately start talking about the class, she immediately asked our girls (who should’ve been in bed but, hey, when the cat’s away the mice will play…) what they would do if the alarm went off in the middle of the night. It was surreal to me. Usually, she just sugarcoats everything and she NEVER has “safety” conversations with the kids. When one of my girls got impatient with her and said, “We already know the code word!” my wife looked at me and, if only for a second, I could swear I saw in her eyes the slightest hint of admiration of me…but then, whatever it was, it quickly disappeared. ;-)
By the way, the deal I made with her was this: I persuaded her to go as a favor to me and that, if she went to your class and came out of it worrying a little more (as in, worry at all…) I promised I would worry less. I expected that, even if she got something out of your course, she was never going to give me the satisfaction of knowing that she did. But then, we had another conversation this morning – a conversation where BOTH of us were actually talking. The way it usually goes is that I often end up just talking to myself in front of her while she manages a pained expression of impatience while looking out a window, somewhat similar to the way my cat looks down on me from our bedroom dresser... Worst case: at least she will stay out of my way while I make our home and our family safer. Best case, if she changes her tune I really will be able to worry a little less.
By the way, I guess nobody said doing all this safety stuff would be easy. There seems to be an endless list of things to do. Until now, the “safety project” has been a complete one-man show (alarm system, outdoor motion lighting, relocating gas and water meters to outside of house, hedge trimming, sliding glass door locks, educational reading, permits and firearms and safes and ammo selection, range practice, GFH, etc). Having gone through a few of the safety stages, I seriously think one could start a business that took away many of these headaches for others (that person would not be me, but it would be a fun job if I was qualified…).
Anyway, nice work!!! And I’m looking forward to hanging out with Jimmy tomorrow in Cedar Grove. Bit by bit I will take every class GFH has to offer!!!
I wanted you to know that the last thing I did before climbing into bed last night was to put a pen on my nightstand and the first thing I thought of this morning was the alarms for the front and back doors up here on the second floor.
I thought I was fairly mindful of security in my car and in my home. As you know, I not only carry my mace but I walk with it “armed” whenever I’m walking alone. These two classes, Mace and Be Prepared, have increased my awareness and empowered me such that with practice I will never be caught in “White” or “Black” modes at any time!
Please thank Detective Mac for an insightful evening and for encouraging me to be more observant and cognizant of the possible dangers to myself and my family.
Just came home w/ my 2 four year olds & infant son in tow. Walked up to the front door and it was open 6".
My door doesn't close easily, so I was 100% sure that nothing suspicious was happening and that I just didn't get the door properly closed on the way out.
During the Awareness class, John said on MULTIPLE occasions "just call, trust me, we don't mind coming". If he hadn't hammered that point home, I probably would not have called. And though I did feel a little stupid for calling, I thought it would be even more stupid if I walked into that house and something was actually going on.
The Nutley police came promptly and were very understanding.
Thanks again Anthony & John for all you do.