The "fatal funnel" is a term used for an area within the opening of a point of entry where most fatalities occur during an active threat situation. Understanding the importance of this area is extremely crucial in the event of an active shooter.
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.