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How to Build Your Self-Defense & CCW Skills

Never stop reaching for the next level in your quest for self-improvement.

Long-Distance Practice: A Good Idea for the Armed Citizen

Most defensive shooters train at 7 yards or closer, which is great, but Sheriff Jim...

Impact Weapons for Self-Defense: Training & Skill-Building

If you’re serious about self-defense, you should consider that you won’t always be able to...

Review: Justified Defensive Concepts Defensive Pistol Skills I

Justified Defensive Concepts, a new defensive-training school in northern Virginia is bringing a different element...

The Causes of a Negligent Discharge

A negligent discharge is one of the most dangerous occurrences in the firearm world. How...

5 Self-Defense Tips for Women

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

Basics of Low-Light Self-Defense

Don’t always assume there will be ample light to see your iron sights. Plan accordingly...

Resolve to Improve Your Self-Defense Skills

Sheriff Jim is practicing a few New Years Resolutions to improve his self-defense skills. Are...

Pocket-Pistol Prowess

Practicing with that convenient-to-carry gun is a critical component in your self-defense strategy.

Body Armor

Donning body armor may be a lifesaving last line of defense in a home invasion.

The 21-Foot Rule

If you are attacked from inside of 21 feet, you will have to adjust your...

The Importance of Dry Practice

Dry practice is a great and inexpensive way to improve your gun-handling skills. Just remember...

SIG Sauer M400

There's a lot to be said for having everything you need and nothing you don't,...

Buckshot Basics

How much do you know about buckshot?

Shooting With Night Vision

Night-vision devices are more affordable than ever, but do you know how to properly use...

Shotgun Drills

Practice these steps to become a better shotgunner, whether for self-defense or practical sport.

Laser Training Devices for Better Practice

Are they gimmicks or gear good enough to improve your shooting?

Pocket-Pistol Prowess

Practicing with that convenient-to-carry gun is a critical component in your self-defense strategy.

Why I Shoot IDPA

No need to buy a pile of special gear to shoot an IDPA match; just...

Hammer the Hard Ones

They may bring you to tears and cause fits of frustration, but 3-gun's most difficult...
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