How familiar are you with barricading techniques? Unfortunately, the most common response in an active threat situation is to hide. Whether this is under a table, in a bathroom stall, or in a closet, it is not an effective response to an active threat.
In fact, taking an active stance, although it can be more daunting, is a far better option in an active threat situation.
Have you ever taken a self-defense class or wanted to? Have you ever watched videos to learn more about increasing your personal safety?
If you have any questions at all regarding self-defense, these blogs can help you answer them.