Defensive Plan

Why You Should Add Movement to Your Defensive Plan

Once the armed citizen has advanced to the point that he or she can draw and shoot their defensive handgun safely, accurately and quickly, it would be a very good idea to start adding movement to the defensive response. Movement has the potential to momentarily confuse and surprise an attacker, allowing the citizen to gain a bit of advantage.

How Important is a Fast Draw for Personal Defense with a Handgun?

What is a suitable quick-draw time, and how important is that for the armed defense with a handgun? 

Handgun Training with Your Offhand

Training someone to shoot a defensive handgun is mostly a standardized process. Firearm safety is followed by firearm function, which is then followed by an introduction to the basics of marksmanship. Past that, focus falls on handgun manipulation, presentation and various methods of target engagement.

Review: Browning 1911-380 Black Label Pro American Flag

I’m a believer in the old expression “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Browning apparently believes in it, too, because its newest downsized Black Label 1911 makes a fantastic first impression.

First Look: ALPS OutdoorZ Ghost 30 Backpack

The ALPS OutdoorZ Ghost 30 was developed to provide discreet carry options in a practical, daily use platform.

Complacency Can Get You Killed

There is no such thing as being too prepared for the worst.

Expensive vs. Budget Ammo: What's the Difference?

There are a number of things to take into consideration when selecting ammunition for concealed carry.

How to Change Handgun Sights The Right Way

Swapping the sights on your handgun is often the first modification you’ll want to make. Here’s how to change them without driving yourself mad.

Be Careful What You Say

There's an old expression that goes, "Keep your words soft and sweet, in case you have to eat them." Sheriff Jim explains why this is doubly so for the concealed-carrier.

5 Most Common Handgun Upgrades

What are the five most common upgrades for a defensive handgun and how would you even discover that information?

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