Sheriff Jim Wilson

Avoiding Workplace Violence

Sheriff Jim explains how the will to fight and an understanding of your surroundings are the keys to avoiding workplace violence

Amazing Powers of Observation

There's a difference between looking and seeing--one has to do with letting light into the eyes, the other has to do with actually observing what is going on around you.

Managing Unknown Contacts

Keep potential trouble at a distance where you can deal with it appropriately.

What You Don’t Hear Can Put You in Danger

Our ability to hear and understand verbal commands is severely limited when lives are on the line.

Making Quick Decisions

Having a plan in place, even if it isn't perfect, is a lot better than making something up on the spot when lives are on the line.

Time Vs Timing

Unlocking the secrets of a speedy draw

What is the Greatest Defensive Skill?

You can say what you want to about your favorite defensive school or those advanced-fighting techniques you learned, but the greatest defensive skill that a person can develop is simply awareness. I will freely admit that developing effective awareness is anything but simple, but being able to spot trouble before it is close enough to get in your face will certainly save you from a lot of trouble and possibly even some pain and grief.

Be Careful What You Say

There's an old expression that goes, "Keep your words soft and sweet, in case you have to eat them." Sheriff Jim explains why this is doubly so for the concealed-carrier.

The Best Personal Defense Strategies for Civil Unrest

With greater uncertainty and more chaos, keeping your wits about you and your head on a swivel has never been more important.

Learn to Practice Situational Awareness

As Sheriff Jim Wilson points out, it's imperative that you cultivate the habit of practicing situational awareness when it comes to personal defense.

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