Alain Burrese is a leading authority on what to do during an active shooter or active threat event. He specializes in teaching ordinary citizens strategies and tactics to increase their survivability during these unthinkable acts. As a certified instructor, he has taught as part of a team to around 4,000 people in his community.

Alain is a former Army Paratrooper and Sniper, fifth degree black belt, and the author of 8 books and 11 instructional DVDs. He teaches a common sense approach of staying safe and defending yourself through his Survive a Shooting ( and Survive and Defend ( programs and websites. He’s combined his experience, education, and training to design programs to teach people how to survive. He is currently finishing his book Survive a Shooting and taking his four-hour Survive a Shooting course to businesses and organizations around the country.


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