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Combat Mindset

The combat mindset is as vital a part of self-defense as gun handling and marksmanship

Combat Mindset: Revisited & Rethought

While the "Combat Mindset" is hard-to-define and may differ greatly from one person to the next, quality training and copious practice are always a good idea.

The 3 Keys to a Defensive Mindset

Gunsite Academy Instructor Ed Head discusses the three keys to a proper defensive mindset. Do you practice each of these elements?

Self Defense Starts with the Right Mindset

As Ed Head says, being able to adequately defend yourself begins with having the right mindset and expectations.

The 'Three Cs' of a Self-Defense Mindset

Do consistent routines help in a defensive mindset? Matthew Allen thinks so, and he has some evidence to back it up. Read all about it here.

Head vs. Holster: The Importance of a Solid Self-Defense Mindset

Proper self-defense starts with the right mindset, regardless of the tool in your holster.

Skills Check Live: The "Pick A Spot" Drill

Some drills are well-suited to start or conclude a range session, like the “Pick-a-Spot” drill from Il Ling New of Gunsite Academy.

Practical Training: LMS Defense's Zero Distance Pistol Course

In the Zero Distance Pistol Course offered by LMS Defense, students are taught to deal with real-world situations.

Interview with Scott Jedlinski of Modern Samurai Project

We take a few moments for some Q & A with the man who runs Modern Samurai Project: Scott Jedlinski.

I Carry: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield M2.0 in a Blackhawk Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Smith & Wesson M&P Shield M2.0 in a Blackhawk holster, along with a few other essential pieces of EDC gear.

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