BEAR Arms: Making The Switch From Gun Owner to Armed Citizen
How to make concealed carry a part of your everyday life.
What’s Your Position?
I really enjoy seeing some of the debates and arguments over whether the Isosceles stance or the Weaver stance is the best, so let’s look at reality.
The Secrets of Verbal Deescalation
If you think about it, we spend our entire lives using our voice to get what we want and to try to avoid what we don’t. It is interesting how some folks develop this into quite an art, while others don’t have a clue.
The Most Important Shot
While some matters of self-defense have changed throughout history, other critical factors remain unchanged.
After The Shooting Stops
How does an armed citizen avoid being confused for a threat? There’s no simple solution, but there are ways to minimize that concern.
Remembering Bill Jordan
Bill Jordan and I became friends in about 1976 and remained so until his death in 1997. Born in Louisiana in 1911, Jordan had a lengthy career in the U.S. Border Patrol, interrupted by World War II service as a fighting Marine.
A Study Guide for Defensive Gun Use
For NRA members, reports about self-defense incidents are always handy.
Why You Should Add Movement to Your Defensive Plan
Once the armed citizen has advanced to the point that he or she can draw and shoot their defensive handgun safely, accurately and quickly, it would be a very good idea to start adding movement to the defensive response. Movement has the potential to momentarily confuse and surprise an attacker, allowing the citizen to gain a bit of advantage.
How to Create a Diversion for Personal Defense
One of the best things the armed citizen can do is to create a diversion that will mess up the crook’s pre-planned agenda.
The Case for Custom Defense Guns
Sometimes a little customization is just what the armed citizen needs.