Sheriff Jim Wilson

Combat Mindset for the Defensive Shooter

Someone once said that good gear will not make up for poor tactics, but good tactics will make up for poor gear.

Complacency Can Get You Killed

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

How to Get Off the "X"

When things get serious, it's time to get off the 'X.'

How to Get the Most From Firearms Training

All too often I hear all kinds of excuses from people as to why they haven’t booked professional defensive training. These are barriers that get in the way of our ability to improve our defensive shooting skills and tactics.

Why You Should Have a Partner for Firearms Training

Like much in life, clearing rooms with a partner has challenges and benefits.

How to Master True Concealment with Everyday Carry

Standing out in a crowd can be a good thing, but not when you’re carrying a concealed firearm.

Learning How to Shoot Takes Practice and Patience

In a world of instant gratification, Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about why learning how to shoot takes practice and patience.

Preparing Yourself for A Violent Attack

You, whether you have a gun on or not, are the deciding factor in dealing with a dangerous encounter. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about how you can prepare for a violent attack.

Why the Most Important Part of Being Armed is Being Armed

While we can sometimes get mired in minutia, never forget that the most important part of being armed is, well, being armed.

Fightin’ Iron: STEN Mk V

Although it may resemble an ungainly plumber’s contraption, the STEN gun was designed to fill an urgent military need.

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