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Beating the Clock: Timing & Calmness in Self-Defense

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,...
Review: Justified Defensive Concepts Defensive Pistol Skills I

Review: Justified Defensive Concepts Defensive Pistol Skills I

Justified Defensive Concepts, a new defensive-training school in northern Virginia is bringing a different element...
Practice Priorities: Self-Defense Skills You'll Need Most

Practice Priorities: Self-Defense Skills You'll Need Most

While money is certainly a consideration in your practice budget, so is your time and...
Defensive Decisions: Making & Modifying Personal-Protection Plans

Defensive Decisions: Making & Modifying Personal-Protection Plans

Making split-second decisions is critical in life, but especially so in life-threatening situations.
Home-Defense Planning: Threat Response & Training

Home-Defense Planning: Threat Response & Training

Developing a home-defense plan ahead of time will prevent mistakes, help you consider all options...
Vehicle-Defense: Tactics for Car-Based Personal Protection

Vehicle-Defense: Tactics for Car-Based Personal Protection

Learning to access your firearm inside of a vehicle safely can help you fend off...
Personal-Defense Preparation: Considering Worst-Case Scenarios

Personal-Defense Preparation: Considering Worst-Case Scenarios

Criminals thrive on your complacency. Having appropriate situational awareness and training to overcome the stress...
Using Your Car for Cover: BSR's Training for Vehicle Defense

Using Your Car for Cover: BSR's Training for Vehicle Defense

BSR, located in West Virginia, offers tactical training for defense around vehicles, giving citizens the...
3 Combat-Control Fundamentals for the Defensive Shooter

3 Combat-Control Fundamentals for the Defensive Shooter

Anticipation and preparation can help you avoid an altercation, or triumph should avoidance fail. We...
Hollywood Gun-Handling: Don't Believe What You See

Hollywood Gun-Handling: Don't Believe What You See

As shocking as it may be to hear, what you see on television and in...
Fight Smart: Tips & Tactics for the Armed Citizen

Fight Smart: Tips & Tactics for the Armed Citizen

Sometimes, if you just use your head, you don’t have to resort to other tools....
The EDC Flashlight: Tips, Tactics & Techniques

The EDC Flashlight: Tips, Tactics & Techniques

The key piece of your defensive kit may not be your gun, but rather a...
The Importance of Using Lights for Home Defense

The Importance of Using Lights for Home Defense

It is a supremely bad idea to break the fourth rule of firearm safety, “Be...
Using Pepper Spray for Personal Defense

Using Pepper Spray for Personal Defense

It is possible to be in a defensive situation that might not require the use...
Why You Need a Personal-Defense Plan

Why You Need a Personal-Defense Plan

Developing a personal-defense plan ahead of time will prevent mistakes, help you consider all options...
How to Defend Yourself Inside of a Vehicle

How to Defend Yourself Inside of a Vehicle

Learning to access your firearm inside of a vehicle safely can help you fend off...
2016 New Optics Buyer’s Guide

2016 New Optics Buyer’s Guide

Your targets won’t suddenly get closer, but it may seem like it with the array...
Get More Training

Get More Training

Owning and carrying a defensive firearm should bring with it a continuing thirst for knowledge...
Shoulder Holsters and Hip Holsters

Shoulder Holsters and Hip Holsters

Just because some handgun-carry methods are popular and practical doesn’t mean they’re ideal for everyone.
Tactical Reload vs. Reload With Retention

Tactical Reload vs. Reload With Retention

Both accomplish the same task. Which one do you want to bet your life on?
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