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3 Must-Have Elements of Personal Defense

Finding the right gear is important, but defensive shooters need to keep several critical elements...

Modern-Day Lessons from Frank Hamer's Sweetwater Gunfight

Some people take “never give up” to the extreme, like legendary Texas Ranger Frank Hamer,...

Defensive Shooting Stances in the Real World

We all know what shooting stances are popular on the square range, but how does...

Reloading the Double-Action Revolver

Last week, Sheriff Jim talked about the trigger skills needed to master the double-action revolver....

Mastering the Double-Action Revolver

Double-action revolvers are coming back, and with it, the need for mastery of the double-action...

Support-Hand Shooting: Setup & Skill-Building Tips

Most of today's handgun training dedicates some time to support-hand shooting, but how does that...

Self-Defense & Communication: Be Careful What You Say

Of course, in the aftermath of a defensive shooting, what you say and how you...

Long-Distance Practice: A Good Idea for the Armed Citizen

Most defensive shooters train at 7 yards or closer, which is great, but Sheriff Jim...

The Benefits of Force-on-Force Training

For the most-realistic training experience possible, try force-on-force training.

Bringing People into the Personal-Defense World

There are plenty of inexperienced people out there who are looking to build their personal-defense...

3 Self-Defense Opinions That Don't Hold Water

Too often, Sheriff Jim hears these three claims in the personal-defense community. Here's why you...

The Object of Defensive-Gun Handling: Stop the Threat

There's a lot of talk about the lethality of certain cartridges, but Sheriff Jim reminds...

Aiming for 'Condition Yellow:' A Lesson in Awareness

Every defense-minded citizen always ought to be in Condition Yellow, but that's not always possible,...

Handgun Customization: What Do You Really Need?

When it comes to customizing and enhancing a defensive handgun, many shooters start customizing before...

Law & CCW: What You Need to Know for Self-Defense

Just as important as your CCW handgun, knowing and understanding the law is one of...
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