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The Statistics of Self-Defense: Don't Bet Your Life on Averages

Don’t base your self-defense strategy on the average anything. You’re not average, right?

'The Caliber Wars:' Does the Round Really Matter?

9mm vs. 45 ACP vs .40 S&W... the caliber wars can go on forever. Does it really matter what round you're carrying? Sheriff Jim explains.

Self-Defense Evolution: Here's How Far We've Come

Firearms, gear and training all evolve; sometimes it’s worth looking back to see how far we’ve come.

Defensive Firearm Training: The Importance of Movement and Cover

Want to know a secret for surviving a gunfight? Keep moving and get behind something solid.

How to Develop Fighting Skills

Knowing your gear is only part of the fight. The rest is, well, the fight.

5 Handling Tips for a Home-Defense Shotgun

When faced with a threat, a home-defense shotgun can be quite the equalizer, but only if it’s used correctly. Here are some tips from a longtime law-enforcement veteran with experience behind a scattergun.

Overcoming the Fight-or-Flight Response

Recognizing how your body will instinctively react to a threat and planning accordingly will put you well ahead of your adversary. Learn how to deal with the fight-or-flight response here.

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 you well ahead of your adversary. Learn how to deal with the fight-or-flight response here.

Pistol-Practice Goal: Make It Second Nature

Ordinary, everyday tasks with your pistol should be as commonplace as breathing. Practice until this is the case.

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