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Hollywood MythBusters - TASER Edition (Part 2)

Hollywood MythBusters - TASER Edition (Part 2)

If you haven’t read the previous blog post, read it here! Though the movie industry certainly has its fair share of blunders involving the portrayal of TASER devices, filmmakers don’t always get it wrong. In this edition, we will be taking a look at some of the BEST Hollywood depictions of a TASER weapon’s capabilities:Thor (2011)Contrary to the above examples, Hollywood HAS correctly illustrated a TASER’s effects. In fact, one of the more accurate scenes to hit the big screen depicts …
May 3rd 2017 Team TASER
Hollywood MythBusters - TASER Edition (Part 1)

Hollywood MythBusters - TASER Edition (Part 1)

It should come as no surprise that Hollywood doesn’t always nail their portrayals of real-life scenarios. In fact, reality is normally cast aside to create the exaggerated, action-packed movie scenes that viewers have come to adore. Let’s look at some of the WORST Hollywood depictions of a TASER weapon’s capabilities:The Hangover (2009)Though absolutely hysterical in its delivery, the scene in which Zach Galifianakis’s character is exposed to a TASER device is inaccurate in its portrayal. First, …
Apr 26th 2017 Team TASER
Safeguard Your Easter Celebrations with These Helpful Tips

Safeguard Your Easter Celebrations with These Helpful Tips

Easter is right around the corner! Hopefully, your weekend plans are filled to the brim with family, friends, food, a classic egg hunt - you name it. Ensure nothing disrupts the festivities with these six helpful Easter safety tips: Planning on hosting an Easter egg hunt? Use your backyard! This encloses children in a safe area to scavenge for those coveted eggs. If electing to use a front lawn, ensure the safety of participants by lining the yard’s boundaries with trusted adults - this way, ch …
Apr 12th 2017 Team TASER

TASER Self-Defense's Most-Successful Year Yet

2016 was huge for TASER Self-Defense. We kicked off in January with the release of our most-popular device to date and ended the Holiday season giving back to an impactful cause. Before we set our sights on what 2017 has to offer, here’s a look back at some highlights from the past 365 (356, to be exact) days.Pulse LaunchHitting the ground running, we shook up the self-defense market with the release of the most sophisticated civilian self-defense tool on the market; the TASER Pulse. Show …
Dec 22nd 2016 Team TASER
What are AFIDs?

What are AFIDs?

At TASER, we are not only committed to safety, but we’ve made accountability one of our top priorities as well. All of our innovative devices were designed with your self-protection in mind--a topic we don’t take lightly. We’ve  worked to take every scenario into consideration, no matter how small, because they work to make a big impact. Let’s introduce one of these “small” details that we think is a big deal – the AFID. An AFID – or anti-felon identification system, officially – is …
Dec 16th 2016 Team TASER
How-to Dress for Self-Defense in Winter

How-to Dress for Self-Defense in Winter

With icy sidewalks, chilling winds and numb hands – it’s as important as ever to get ready with self-defense in-mind.Follow these steps to ensure you’re dressed for defense in winter:Keep it simple – Wearing clothes that limit mobility can slow you down when you need it most, so stick to the basics.Warm your paws – Wear gloves! Not only do they keep your hands warm, so they’re not stuck in your pocket if you need them, but gives you some padding if you are in a hand-to-hand combat situation …
Dec 14th 2016 Team TASER