6 Things You Can Do to Disarm the Shooter if You're Ever Involved in an Orlando-Style Attack

2. If you are in range, you must redirect the gun.

That means you must grab the barrel of the firearm and push it away from you, either up toward the ceiling or down toward the floor, while twisting your body out of the line of fire. (Yes I know it sounds impossible, and it probably is for most people, but our police, military, and many martial artists train for this every day. It can be done.)

Renowned Combat Hapkido instructor John Pellegrini demonstrates how to disarm someone with a rifle:

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