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3 Combat-Control Fundamentals for the Defensive Shooter

Anticipation and preparation can help you avoid an altercation, or triumph should avoidance fail. We continue our recent exploration of the posture and actions that can prove advantageous in a fight.

3 Must-Have Skills for Winning a Fight

In order to successfully defend yourself from a physical assault, you need to have a solid foundation that combines the mind, body and senses. Steve Tarani explains the 3 must-have skills for winning a fight.

The Blueprint of a Criminal Attack

How does a bad guy plan a criminal attack? How can you stop it? Here's some insight into the blueprint of assaults.

Anatomy of an Assault: The 5-Step Attack Cycle

How does a bad guy plan a criminal attack? How can you stop it? Here's some insight into the blueprint of assaults.

Why Resilience and Personal Defense Are Your Greatest Assets

What can you keep in your proverbial tool kit to help galvanize your own self-trust, burgeoning skills and personal confidence? The answer is personal resilience and self-defense.

The Best Personal Defense Strategies for Civil Unrest

With greater uncertainty and more chaos, keeping your wits about you and your head on a swivel has never been more important.

Dealing With Danger: Desensitization and Decision-Making

Properly desensitizing yourself to things that could be perceived as an active threat allows you to respond quicker to danger.

Self-Defense Strategies: Using a Knife or Pistol With One Hand

In a defensive scenario, your support hand may not be available for fighting. Whether you are forced to use a firearm or a knife, the fundamentals are similar, and learning them might save your life.

Get Off the X: Exiting & Equalizing in a Fight

If you find yourself without your defensive firearm or unable to reach it, you are not out of the fight. Either exit the area or arm yourself with the next-available object.

Beating the Clock: Timing & Calmness in Self-Defense

Rapid, sequential action is vital when playing Beat the Clock—for your life. Here's how timing, calmness and a cool head can help you stay alive.

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