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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 Tactical Pens Can Be So Effective

In the hands of a competent practitioner, a tactical pen can be used to distract, deter, delay and even stop a violent physical assault. Unlike your firearm or a folding knife, it is a low-profile, personal-safety option for your toolkit that can be used to help mitigate an active threat.

Point Shooting Vs. Sighted Fire: Which is Better?

The battle rages on between point shooters and those who rely on sighted fire. Is there a true winner in that contest?

Surviving Ammogeddon: Low-Round-Count Training

Given today’s restrictive ammunition shortages, how can you best utilize your time and limited resources to maintain and even further develop your shooting skills? The short answer is to train smart by optimizing your firearms training.

How to Get Off the "X"

When things get serious, it's time to get off the 'X.'

Red Dots vs. Iron Sights: Which is Better for Handguns?

Slide-mounted red-dot optics on pistols are hot and getting hotter.

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.

3 Must-Have Skills for Winning a Fight

In order to successfully defend yourself from a physical assault, you need to have a solid foundation that combines the mind, body and senses. Steve Tarani explains the 3 must-have skills for winning a fight.

10 Best Ways to Defend Yourself Against Civil Unrest

When it comes to self-defense, anything can happen, but these 10 best ways to defend yourself against civil unrest will help you stay safe and ahead of the game.

Maintaining Control of Your Pistol

Being retentive is a good thing when it comes to maintaining control of your firearm in a fight.

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