Sheriff Jim Wilson

Why You Need to Form Good Shooting Habits

As shooters, it's important to make sure you form the right habits and not develop bad ones. 

Why Resilience and Personal Defense Are Your Greatest Assets

What can you keep in your proverbial tool kit to help galvanize your own self-trust, burgeoning skills and personal confidence? The answer is personal resilience and self-defense.

Why You Should Train with a Partner for Personal Defense

Training with and relying on a partner can be a pivotal element of any personal defense preparedness. 

Why We Need to Encourage New Shooters to Get Training

When we can, we need to tell the new shooter that they really need to learn to walk before they can run. And then we need to help them find the kind of training that will give them the basics of safe gun handling and marksmanship.

Is the .357 Magnum the Best Option for Personal Defense?

Time and data have also unquestionably revealed that when compared to these semi-auto-pistol cartridges, the .357 Magnum does a better job at stopping bad guys.

Why Defensive Firearms Training is So Important

Yes, you may never have to fire your handgun in defense of your life or family, but the possibility always exists.

How Important is a Fast Draw for Personal Defense with a Handgun?

What is a suitable quick-draw time, and how important is that for the armed defense with a handgun? 

Combat Mindset for the Defensive Shooter

Someone once said that good gear will not make up for poor tactics, but good tactics will make up for poor gear.

Why Staying Alert is Key for Personal Defense

While marksmanship is a lofty goal, it is only one part of the personal defense objective.

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.

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