Sheriff Jim Wilson

How Body Language Impacts Personal Defense

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about how body language is a huge ingredient to personal defense. 

The Importance of Communication for Personal Defense

The stress and confusion of a violent criminal attack is not the place to try to work up a system of communication.

Do One Thing Everyday to Make Yourself Better at Personal Defense

Hailing from the world of professional protection comes this phrase: “Do one thing every day to make yourself a better operator.” As the de facto protective agent of your family and loved ones, you are responsible for their safety. What is that one thing you can do every day to be a better agent?

Dealing with the Aftermath of a Defensive Shooting

Being prepared for what comes after a defensive shooting is an important part of armed defense training. 

Why Personal Defense Requires Rapid Response

When the fight comes, it's probably going to be in your face, which means you have split seconds to respond to a personal defense situation. 

Why the Shotgun is One of the Best Options for Personal Defense

Like the revolver and the lever-action carbine, the shotgun is still around because it gets the job done and gets it done quite well.

Why You Need to Form Good Shooting Habits

As shooters, it's important to make sure you form the right habits and not develop bad ones. 

Why Resilience and Personal Defense Are Your Greatest Assets

What can you keep in your proverbial tool kit to help galvanize your own self-trust, burgeoning skills and personal confidence? The answer is personal resilience and self-defense.

Why You Should Train with a Partner for Personal Defense

Training with and relying on a partner can be a pivotal element of any personal defense preparedness. 

Why We Need to Encourage New Shooters to Get Training

When we can, we need to tell the new shooter that they really need to learn to walk before they can run. And then we need to help them find the kind of training that will give them the basics of safe gun handling and marksmanship.

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