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Review: Colt Cobra

Review: Colt Cobra

The much-loved Colt Cobra revolver is back, and quite evolved from when we last saw...
3 Self-Defense Opinions That Don't Hold Water

3 Self-Defense Opinions That Don't Hold Water

Too often, Sheriff Jim hears these three claims in the personal-defense community. Here's why you...
Tips & Techniques for Defensive Shotgun Patterning

Tips & Techniques for Defensive Shotgun Patterning

Is the load in your defensive shotgun the best choice? Here’s how to find out.
'My Way or the Highway:' The Wrong Way to Teach & Train

'My Way or the Highway:' The Wrong Way to Teach & Train

Instructors who insist on one way of doing things or students who refuse to learn...
I Carry: S&W M&P Bodyguard 380 in a DeSantis Holster

I Carry: S&W M&P Bodyguard 380 in a DeSantis Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Smith & Wesson...
Fight-or-Flight: Dealing With Body Reactions in Personal Defense

Fight-or-Flight: Dealing With Body Reactions in Personal Defense

Recognizing how your body will instinctively react to a threat and planning accordingly will put...
3 Concealed-Carry Myths Debunked

3 Concealed-Carry Myths Debunked

Some concealed-carry myths are best left behind in favor of more-practical options. Here are three...
Studying Self-Defense: Do Your Homework

Studying Self-Defense: Do Your Homework

If you have a solid defensive firearm and have taken training classes, you're doing better...
In a Fight, Time is Short—Don't Waste It

In a Fight, Time is Short—Don't Waste It

Anecdotes and statistics surrounding self defense paint a clear picture: a fight is likely to...
Lone Star Medics Launches 'Operation Analeptic' Medical Training

Lone Star Medics Launches 'Operation Analeptic' Medical Training

The Lone Star Medics "Operation Analeptic" training event focuses on applying tactical medical skills during...
Training & Practice: You Need Both to Build Self-Defense Skills

Training & Practice: You Need Both to Build Self-Defense Skills

Think training and practicing are the same thing? Not so, says Sheriff Jim. Here's why...
Review: Kimber K6s CDP Revolver

Review: Kimber K6s CDP Revolver

Kimber’s concealed-carry-friendly K6s revolver isn’t just a utilitarian workhorse; it has a stylish variant as...
Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success

Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success

“Think things through” isn’t just good advice on avoiding impulse buys at the used-car lot....
Handgun Handling: It Starts With Stance

Handgun Handling: It Starts With Stance

There's lots of debate over proper handgun handling, and stance is one of the key...
Trigger Reset: Should You Use It?

Trigger Reset: Should You Use It?

Many of today's handguns have a short-reset point, where the trigger mechanism "resets" at a...
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...
Firearm Familiarity: Building Confidence in Your CCW Gun

Firearm Familiarity: Building Confidence in Your CCW Gun

If you know your concealed-carry gun, you need not fear the result of a hundred...
Concealed-Carry for Beginners: Tips for Continued Training

Concealed-Carry for Beginners: Tips for Continued Training

Getting your concealed-carry permit is a great start in your self-defense journey, but it is...
Dummy Rounds: Safe & Effective Training Tools

Dummy Rounds: Safe & Effective Training Tools

Believe it or not, you can learn a lot by using inert dummy rounds in...
Home-Defense Shotgun Handling: Which Stance is Best?

Home-Defense Shotgun Handling: Which Stance is Best?

With a home-defense shotgun, your stance is key to making hits and providing follow-up shots....
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