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Why Eye Dominance Matters for Personal Defense

Knowing which eye is dominant, as well as how to shoot with both eyes open, can be an indispensable skill for personal defense.

How to Protect Your Personal Space

It's an everyday phenomenon that people are closer to us physically than we may even be aware of. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about how you can stay alert to these encounters.

How to Establish an Effective Mental Trigger

Knowing when and how to respond to different levels of threat is referred to as establishing your mental trigger. Sheriff Jim Wilson explains how to prepare yourself for personal defense scenarios.

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.

The Complete Guide to AR-15 Cartridges

With all of the chambering options available for the AR-15 platform, which one is the best? The answer is: It depends.

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.

How to Make Yourself a Hard Target

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about how you can make yourself a hard target, thus deterring criminal attacks from even taking place or being effective against you.

Selecting the Right Caliber for Self Defense

For personal defense, we want to select a defensive cartridge that produces adequate penetration and expansion. This gives a better guarantee that we can impact the vitals and stop the fight.

Self Defense Starts with the Right Mindset

As Ed Head says, being able to adequately defend yourself begins with having the right mindset and expectations.

How to Shoot a Handgun from the Seated Position

Training to shoot from less-common positions, such as while seated, can help you gain a defensive edge.

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