How to not shoot your Buddies! Drills to avoid Fratricide!

It is vital to understand how to react to effective enemy fire, but to do so in a way where you do not endanger your buddies or bystanders. It’s not good enough to be able to shoot fast, you have to be able to target discriminate and implement safety angles between you and members of your team. This video is an explanation of the problems of fratricide, safety angles, and a suggested drill to help you train.

Do not confuse tactical cool-guy shooting with real tactical context. Train to win the fight!


This series of instructional videos illustrate tactical concepts described in the Tactical Manual: Small Unit Tactics (link below) available on Amazon or via any reputable book retailer.

MVT Tactical Manual: https://www.amazon.com/Tactical-Manual-Small-Unit-Tactics/dp/1536876003

MVT Home: https://maxvelocitytactical.com/

Max Velocity Tactical (MVT) has established a reputation on the leading edge of tactical live fire and force on force training. At MVT we are dedicated to developing and training tactical excellence at the individual and team level.

Max Velocity Tactical operates the Velocity Training Center (VTC) tactical and leadership training facility near to Romney, West Virginia, where we provide training for US Special Operations Forces and Responsible Citizens.

Max Velocity Tactical classes utilize professional quality combat marksmanship, tactical and leadership training, in order to develop situational awareness, teamwork, leadership, decision making and communication.

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