Denial is quite the killer. It’s silent, it’s comforting, and then its effects strike when you aren’t prepared for your “moment of truth”. You need to critically evaluate how you would react in a defensive encounter, going through the steps and then letting one question really sink into your soul: If you were attacked, what would be going through your head at that instant? What would you be willing to have done, paid, sacrificed, bought, trained for, in order to make this situation go another way?
This group of students believes that knowing how to use a handgun is important for their safety and they became very confident and empowered after the class. It’s another skill they can add to their toolbox of safety measures.
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Beth is the founder of Pretty Loaded. On a mission to install strength, awareness, and confidence, Beth began her journey as an educator and National speaker after a close encounter with a would-be predator. She has trained thousands of people in person, and through her online training around the world. Her safety videos reach millions globally! Beth is an NRA Pistol Instructor and an NRA Personal Protection in the Home Instructor. She is responsible for starting National Situational Awareness Day and this was approved by the registrar of the National Day Calendar. Beth has been featured on Consumer Reports, Elite Readers, BuzzFeed, ViralNova, and many more networks. Beth loves spending her time reading, running, cooking, and painting. She is married and has four wonderful young girls, organic chickens, and lives on an organic produce farm and vineyard.