skill surplus

A Surplus Of Skill

Defensive marksmanship doesn't just happen, it has to be carefully nurtured.

Mindfulness Is More Than Mind Over Matter

Situational awareness involves mindset and mindfulness. 

Shrink Your Cone

It's only a cone of shame if you do nothing about the near-misses on your target.

The Gas Pedal Drill

Training yourself to shoot better is the result of developing a higher skill level upon which you may rely. The higher your skill level, the greater your odds of performing well when they are called upon. Greater skill is born from greater control; the greater the control, the better the performance.

Your Go-To Move

When it comes to a self-defense situation, most shooters think “Well, I’ll just shoot him!” Others may consider their personal “go-to” move to be a martial arts technique such as a finger strike to the eyes, bare-knuckle punch to the throat or kick to the groin.

Tango With Tension

Take your marksmanship to the next level, one step at a time.

Improve Your Shooting By Focusing On The Process

Everybody likes to hit the target. A focusing on the learning process helps you do it more often.

Default Skills

"But I already know how to shoot," you say. Okay, what does that actually mean?

Proactive Movement

In the world of executive protection, professional agents are trained to move and shoot while simultaneously protecting one or more human lives from an active threat. What are the essential elements of a live-fire, protective-movement engagement you should know if you find yourself in a similar situation while protecting others?

What To Look For In A Good Knife

There are a lot of knives to choose from out there. Here's how to narrow it down to one that's right for you.

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