Sheriff Jim Wilson

What We Plan For

Sheriff Jim reminds us that wishing and hopeful thinking should not be part of your self-defense plan.

Visualize Success

Peak performance starts with seeing what success with the mind's eye.

Social Mayhem

As my score of regular readers knows, I enjoy waxing ineloquently about the finer points of riflery. You know, lighter guns, external ballistics, ammo this and technical that. Such mundane topics are fine insofar as sleep aids go, but occasionally (about every April) I am compelled to delve into far more serious topics, such as developing one’s social-media shooting-expert credentials. Why?

Why Bullet Placement Matters

Sheriff Jim reminds us that bullet placement is of utmost importance in a life-or-death scenario.

Handgun Trigger Fundamentals

Steve Tarani breaks down the process for proper handgun-trigger fundamentals for accurate shooting.

Why You Should Continually Maintain Your Everyday Carry Gear

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about why you should regularly check, service and maintain your everyday carry gear, from handguns to holsters. 

Do One Thing Everyday to Make Yourself Better at Personal Defense

Hailing from the world of professional protection comes this phrase: “Do one thing every day to make yourself a better operator.” As the de facto protective agent of your family and loved ones, you are responsible for their safety. What is that one thing you can do every day to be a better agent?

Handgun Grip Vs. Hold: What's the Difference?

Grip and hold on the firearm are often viewed by handgun shooters as one and the same. However, seasoned defensive and competitive shooters break down handgun shooting stability into two distinctly but equally essential subcomponents: grip versus hold.

In Defense of A Third Party

Should you intervene in a third-party dispute? Here's Sheriff Jim's take...

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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