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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.

3 Essential Tips for Personal Defense

The smart thing to do is to realize that it can be very dangerous out there and do something about it before becoming an unprepared victim.

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.

9 Common Questions New Shooters Ask

Here's a look at some of the most common questions new shooters tend to ask.

Personal Defense is About Establishing the Right Habits

As Sheriff Jim Wilson points out, personal defense is really about establishing a series of good habits that you regularly employ.

How to Get the Most From Firearms Training

All too often I hear all kinds of excuses from people as to why they haven’t booked professional defensive training. These are barriers that get in the way of our ability to improve our defensive shooting skills and tactics.

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.

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