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OODA Loop: Decision-Making in Personal Defense

OODA Loop: Decision-Making in Personal Defense

You are taking a personal-defense class and your instructor keeps referring to something called the...
5 Self-Defense Tips for Women

5 Self-Defense Tips for Women

Self-defense is not solely the responsibility of men, nor should it be. Here are tips...
5 Critical Mistakes Made by Defensive Gun Owners

5 Critical Mistakes Made by Defensive Gun Owners

We’re all human, we all make mistakes. The true student will always learn from the...
Testing Concealed-Carry Methods at Gunsite Academy

Testing Concealed-Carry Methods at Gunsite Academy

Sheriff Jim spent a number of days at Gunsite Academy, trying out different methods of...
Shotgun Magazines: Box-Fed vs. Tube-Fed

Shotgun Magazines: Box-Fed vs. Tube-Fed

As detachable-magazine-fed shotguns become more prevalent, they are increasingly a viable alternative to tube-fed models.
The .32 ACP: Can It Be Counted on for Self-Defense?

The .32 ACP: Can It Be Counted on for Self-Defense?

Many gun gurus consider .380 ACP to be the minimum personal-defense caliber, but what about...
Beyond the CCW Pistol: Four Factors of Survival

Beyond the CCW Pistol: Four Factors of Survival

There’s a lot more to self-defense than merely being able to draw a handgun and...
Self-Defense Skills That Will Keep You Alive

Self-Defense Skills That Will Keep You Alive

As the world grows more dangerous, here’s professional advice from one of the world's foremost...
How to Use a Tactical Flashlight on Your Firearm

How to Use a Tactical Flashlight on Your Firearm

Choosing the best flashlight and learning how to use it properly on rifles, shotguns and...
THE OODA Loop: An Important Tool for Self-Defense

THE OODA Loop: An Important Tool for Self-Defense

We are constantly interacting with our environment, whether consciously or not. The OODA Loop explains...
When Will the Hearing Protection Act Pass?

When Will the Hearing Protection Act Pass?

Many people are anticipating the quick passage of the Hearing Protection Act. However, the wait...
Lessons for the Ladies

Lessons for the Ladies

Self-defense is not solely the responsibility of men, nor should it be.
Rifle Zero with Different Ammo

Rifle Zero with Different Ammo

Keeping track of various fodder for your rifle can be a daunting, but very necessary...
How to Properly Use Weapon-Mounted Lights

How to Properly Use Weapon-Mounted Lights

Choosing the best weaponlight and learning how to use it properly are key components of...
Awareness (Part I)

Awareness (Part I)

In another installment in his series on self-defense for those with disabilities, Bob Boyd takes...
Lessons for the Ladies

Lessons for the Ladies

Self-defense is not solely the responsibility of men, nor should it be.