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Mastering the Element of Surprise for Personal Defense

When it comes to personal defense, Sheriff Jim Wilson explains why mastering the element of...

First Look: New DeSantis Holsters for the SIG P365

The SIG Sauer P365 is one of the most popular defensive pistols on the market...

How to Make Yourself a Hard Target

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about how you can make yourself a hard target, thus deterring...

Why the Most Important Part of Being Armed is Being Armed

While we can sometimes get mired in minutia, never forget that the most important part...

Avoidance is the Best Policy for Self Defense

Staying out of trouble entirely is your best course of action, bar none.

How to Develop Fighting Skills

Knowing your gear is only part of the fight. The rest is, well, the fight.

The Importance of Awareness and Avoidance for Personal Defense

As recent events have made us all aware, staying away from bad things—of any type—is...

The Four Rules of Firearm Safety

When it comes to firearms safety, understanding and following the four laws of firearm safety...

Tips on Sheltering in Place

Whether social upheaval or simply bad weather, there's a right way and a wrong way...

The Importance of Situational Awareness

Col. Jeff Cooper proposed four levels of alertness to describe the various stages of paying...

Smith & Wesson J-Frames Explained

Ever wonder what the different names for Smith & Wesson J-frames meant? Here's a quick...

Review: Venture Gear Tactical Loadout Goggles

Rarely has the importance of proper, personal-protective equipment ever been so up-front and in the...

It's Time to Revisit Your Home Defense Plan

With everyone stuck at home and bored to tears because of the COVID-19 quarantine, it's...

Defensive Firearm Training: The Importance of Movement and Cover

Want to know a secret for surviving a gunfight? Keep moving and get behind something...

Maintaining Control of Your Pistol

Being retentive is a good thing when it comes to maintaining control of your firearm...

Trends & Self-Defense Training: Choose What Works for You

Everything that’s old is new again, or something like that. Don’t let trends influence your...

Pistol-Practice Goal: Make It Second Nature

Ordinary, everyday tasks with your pistol should be as commonplace as breathing. Practice until this...

The Tactical Reload: A Critical Self-Defense Skill

The tactical reload isn't just a technique for competition shooting. Practicing your reloads and thinking...

No Safe Spaces: Why We Need Personal-Defense Skills

It’s a sobering thought, but there really is no such thing as a “safe” space,...

Support-Hand Shooting: Setup & Skill-Building Tips

Most of today's handgun training dedicates some time to support-hand shooting, but how does that...
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