Built by a group of concerned teachers in Iowa with active shootings in mind - our products can save your life when seconds count.

When your life's on the line,
every second is critical.

That’s what Daniel Nietzel and a group of educators from Muscatine, Iowa realized while going through their school’s active shooter drills.

Upon this, they formed Fighting Chance Solutions - a company dedicated to creating top-notch door security devices.

FightingChanceSolutions provides you with robust security devices that are guaranteed to keep active shooters and burglars out.

We design our products to be extremely easy-to-use, even if you’re in panic mode!

Say goodbye to working your fine motor skills to insert a pin into a hole - you can deploy the Sleeve and the Rampart in all of 2 seconds.

And you don’t have to worry about building code violations either. All our products work without any modifications.

So join the thousands of teachers, business people, and homeowners in every state and secure your doors with FightingChanceSolutions!

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The Sleeve2

Secure ANY outward-swinging door with the Sleeve. Slide it over the door’s closer arm, and it will NOT budge.

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  • Indestructible

    Laser-cut from solid 12-gauge carbon steel, the Sleeve can withstand up to 550lbs of force. We stand by the Sleeve to effectively barricade your outward-swinging door when you need it the most.

  • One-Step Activation

    In panic mode? No worries!

    The Sleeve’s ingenious 1-step activation allows ANYBODY to secure a door in 2 seconds - even if their hands are trembling.

  • No Permanent Modifications

    Secure your doors without worrying about building code or fire violations. All our products are 100% modification free - meaning you don’t have to do any drilling, gluing, or screwing.

    Just keep the Sleeve nearby, and you can put up an effective barricade immediately.

  • Perfect for Schools and Businesses

    Schools and commercial buildings in all 50 states use the Sleeve. Don’t settle for cheap locks or barricades. Get a door security device that you can rely on to keep you safe during lockdowns!

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How The Sleeve2 Works:

When Seconds count, The Sleeve could save your life.

You think it can’t happen at your school, but it’s becoming a reality more often.

Art Rocha was in charge of a lab directly across the street from the UCLA shooting.

"You know, we were all kind of nervous in not knowing where the shooter was and that was when I remembered that I had that Sleeve. We did feel a lot more secure with this and that there was no way he was going to be able to come in. Even if he shot the lock off, the way this sits up on top I can guarantee you there was no way he was going to be able to come in."

The Sleeve prevented a door breach during the attack.

There have been hundreds of school shootings in the last few years. Teachers desperately tried to protect themselves with last-minute attempts to secure classroom doors.

When seconds count, you could be out of time. But not with The Sleeve.

Designed by teachers, for teachers. The Sleeve fits over any door closer. Incredibly fast activation.

The patented design secures all outward opening doors from the inside. With twelve different sizes, The Sleeve fits all door closers.

Used in offices, dorm rooms, even hospitals. American made.

The Sleeve buys you time when time is not for sale. Order yours today at

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The Rampart

Grab, set, and kick! It only takes 2 seconds and 3 EASY steps to keep your home or office safe with the Rampart

  • A Door Bar You Can Rely On

    This isn’t another cheaply-made door bar that may or may not work. Made from solid 3030 aluminum, the Rampart is guaranteed to withstand up to 670 lbs of force.

    Plus, the Rampart’s base is made from specialized rubber. It will NOT slip regardless of what type of floor you have!

  • No Fine Motor Skills Required

    Don’t you hate how people fumble with their keys in horror movies? With the Rampart, this will NEVER be a problem for you.

    The Rampart requires ZERO fine motor skills - so you can secure your door even when your heart is racing and your hands shaking.

  • Super Convenient

    No need to drill holes into your doorframe! You can hang the Rampart close to your door - or take it with you while traveling for extra security.

  • Perfect for Homes and Offices

    The Rampart keeps homes and offices safe in all 50 states. So don’t settle for cheap door bars that give you a false sense of security. Grab the Rampart and keep your family and your officemates safe!

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How The Rampart Works:

When Seconds count, The Rampart could save your life.

You think it can’t happen at your workplace, but it’s becoming a reality more often.

There have been hundreds of workplace shootings in the last few years. Workers desperately tried to protect themselves with last-minute attempts to secure unlocked doors.

When seconds count, you could be out of time. But not with The Rampart.

Placing The Rampart is quick and easy. Grab, set, kick. Inward opening doors can be quickly secured.

The Rampart is the strongest door bar on the market. Designed to put security at your grasp.

Unlike more widely sold door bars that collapse under minor stress, The Rampart will hold against a constant violent attack.

American made. The Rampart buys you time when time is not for sale. Order yours today at

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Why You Need The Sleeve

Emergency Door Locks for Schools, Offices, and other Commercial Buildings

Schools, offices, and other commercial buildings often have outward-swinging doors equipped with a door arm.

Hiding from assailantIn fair weather, this is awesome.

It makes it easier for people in wheelchairs to enter and exit, and it helps in fire emergencies.

But there’s one BIG problem.

Most outward-swinging doors can ONLY lock from the outside.

And if there’s an active shooter around, someone will have to get out to the hallway and expose themselves to lock the door.

This is FAR from ideal.

It’s downright putting your life on the line.

The Ineffective “Belt Solution”

To combat this, safety instructors recommend the “belt solution.”

Using belt for lockInstead of exposing yourself to lock the door, you can tie the door arm closed with your belt.

But as Daniel Nietzel and other instructors tried this method, they found two fatal flaws.

One, it didn’t work.

It held up for a short time.

But as the instructor continued to pull the door open, the belt eventually gave.

Two, it was DIFFICULT.

Imagine threading a needle with a gun pointed at your head.

Most people will fumble until it’s too late.

In the same way, trying to fasten a belt when your life is in danger is extremely difficult.

When adrenaline kicks in, we lose most of our fine motor skills.

And with an active shooter walking from room to room, you could be out of time.

Introducing: The Sleeve - The Perfect Security Device for Outward-Swinging Doors

Installing SleeveTo combat BOTH of those issues, Fighting Chance Solutions invented the Sleeve.

With the Sleeve, you can hide safe and sound when there’s a shooter on the loose.

Built from 12-gauge carbon steel, the Sleeve is way stronger than your belt, a rope, or anything you can tie a door arm with.

You won’t have to tie a knot that your life depends on.

And the best part?

You can barricade your door in as little as 2 seconds - no fine motor skilled required.

The moment you hear a gunshot, all you have to do is slip this in quietly and hunker down. It will keep you safe long enough for the authorities to arrive.

Nationwide Approval

Sleeve InstalledThe Sleeve does not make any permanent modifications to a door, door frame, door lock, or any building structure.

It’s frustrating how building regulations and fire-codes bar most door security products.

But since the Sleeve is 100% installation-free, you don’t have to worry about this anymore.

In fact, many states have approved the Sleeve as a secondary lock - offering waivers so that you can put the Sleeve to use in your classroom.

Why You Need the Rampart

Secure Inward-Swinging Doors Found In Homes and Offices


Easy to use.

Rampart InstalledFast.

No modifications to the door.

Those three things make up Fighting Chance Solution’s philosophy.

And looking at the Rampart, you’ll find that it is precisely that.

But unlike the Sleeve, which is made for the outward-swinging doors of classrooms, the Rampart barricades your inward-swinging doors.

It’s the perfect security bar to have in your homes and offices.

Not only can it withstand up to 670 lbs of force, but the Rampart only takes all of 2 seconds to set up.

And since you don’t need to install anything, you can keep your doorway pretty and neat when not in use.

Strong, Unique Design

We get it, there are a lot of door security bars in the market.

Rampart up closeAnd most of them are a lot cheaper than the Rampart.

But ask yourself this:

If there’s a serial killer outside your house and all you have is a cheap, flimsy, $20 door bar - how would you feel?

We bet you’d wish you had the Rampart.

Made from solid 3030 aluminum, this door security bar won’t let you down.

Unlike other door bars with bendable bases - the Rampart has a SOLID base that will not budge no matter what you do.

Unlike other door bars that are riddled with holes for adjustments - the Rampart has only a few holes that fit perfectly into standard doors, which gives it extra STRENGTH.

Unlike other door bars with small pushpins to lock the bar in place - the Rampart uses a full security pin, so you NEVER have to worry about it slipping off.

Unlike other door bars that give you a false sense of security - the Rampart will stand up and protect you when you need it the most.