Sheriff Jim Wilson

The Winning Combination

Having the desire to stay safe is great. Having the means and the skills is even better. 

Learn to Communicate

No man (or woman) is an island, especially in a defensive encounter.

Make It A Team Effort

A spouse who can shoot is a force multiplier in a lethal force encounter.

Making Quick Decisions

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.

Be Careful What You Say

There's an old expression that goes, "Keep your words soft and sweet, in case you have to eat them." Sheriff Jim explains why this is doubly so for the concealed-carrier.

How to Deal with Tunnel Vision

Tunnel vision is a phenomenon that occurs when we focus on a particular threat. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about how you can deal with this to improve your self defense training.

How to Perfect Your Draw Stroke

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about the fundamental steps for properly drawing a pistol from the holster.

How to Clear Corners With Your Home-Defense Gun

Clearing the area obscured by a corner requires planning and careful technique in a home-defense situation, whether you are working alone or with a partner.

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.

Movement & Distance in Self-Defense

When fighting for your life, every advantage matters. Here's how the dynamics behind movement and distance gives defensive shooters an advantage.

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