Sheriff Jim Wilson

Exceptions To The Rule

There is no such thing as a typical gunfight.

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.

Why You Should Practice Drawing From Concealment

The smart thing to do is to make drawing from under the concealing clothing a regular part of defensive practice.

Firearm Practice: Slow and Steady

There's no need to be the fastest when it comes to firearm practice. As they say, slow and steady can win the race.

What to Look for in Defensive Firearm Training

In defensive shooting, as in most other things in life, we improve what we measure. First you must make the decision to learn and then improve upon it.

Skills Check: Extended-Range Handgun Drill

Being able to determine distances in wide-open, public places could give you the upper hand in a life-threatening encounter. This extended-range drill will give you the skills you need to shoot at distance.

You Look, But Do You See?

There's a difference between the two, but not everyone is aware of the distinction.

Skills Check: Handgun Shooting at Extended Range

Being able to determine distances in wide-open, public places could give you the upper hand in a life-threatening encounter.

Odd Angles

We don’t live in a two-dimensional world, so your training shouldn’t be similarly limited.

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