Countering a violent criminal threat takes skill and timing.
What's on your hip isn't as important as important as what's inside your head.
Sheriff Jim reminds us that wishing and hopeful thinking should not be part of your self-defense plan.
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.
Proper self-defense starts with the right mindset, regardless of the tool in your holster.
Gunsite Academy Instructor Ed Head discusses the three keys to a proper defensive mindset. Do you practice each of these elements?