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Decisiveness Matters in a Deadly Force Situation

There's a time to have an in-depth conversation, but in the middle of a deadly force situation is generally not one of them. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about the need for decisiveness when it comes to personal defense.

Diversionary Tactics for Home and Personal Defense

Even if you're primed to face a home invader or robber, it's possible that you might already be facing a drawn gun. How can you catch up? Create a diversion.

Gaining the Defensive Advantage in a Home Invasion

A noise wakes you up in the middle of the night. You're ready to defend your home. What do you do? Sheriff Jim has some advice that gives homeowners the advantage.

Double-Barrel Shotguns: Tips for Home-Defense Use

Having only two shots at the ready means you really need to practice and make the most of them.

Home-Defense Shotgun Handling: Advice from the Experts

Simply keeping a home-defense shotgun under your bed isn’t a plan. You must know how to use it. Here's some expert advice from top professionals in the self-defense industry.

3 Great Drills for a Home-Defense Shotgun

If you rely on a shotgun for home defense, these three drills can help build proficiency with it.

Tips for Using a Double-Barrel Shotgun for Home Defense

Having only two shots at the ready means you really need to practice and make the most of them.

How to Use a Shotgun for Home Defense

Simply keeping a shotgun under your bed isn’t a plan. You must know how to use it.

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