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Practice Priorities: Self-Defense Skills You'll Need Most

Practice Priorities: Self-Defense Skills You'll Need Most

While money is certainly a consideration in your practice budget, so is your time and...
Team Tactics: Valuable for Defensive Shooters

Team Tactics: Valuable for Defensive Shooters

Going beyond individual training, knowing how to effectively work in pairs and even teams can...
Gaining the Defensive Advantage in a Home Invasion

Gaining the Defensive Advantage in a Home Invasion

A noise wakes you up in the middle of the night. You're ready to defend...
Surviving an Attack: Stay Calm & Take Care of Business

Surviving an Attack: Stay Calm & Take Care of Business

How do you survive an attack or a gunfight? Lessons learned long ago point modern...
Subtle CCW: Keep It Concealed

Subtle CCW: Keep It Concealed

If you're carrying a concealed gun, ensure that it's truly concealed. As Sheriff Jim explains,...
Personal-Defense Partners: Working Together for Survival

Personal-Defense Partners: Working Together for Survival

Working with a partner can greatly increase your odds of surviving a criminal attack.
Self-Defense Advice: Consider Your Sources

Self-Defense Advice: Consider Your Sources

Best practices for personal defense are often hotly debated, and its good that people discuss...
Shooting to Stop: Caliber Considerations for Self-Defense

Shooting to Stop: Caliber Considerations for Self-Defense

When deploying a defensive pistol, the goal of armed citizens is to stop an attack...
Rule Four in Self-Defense: Bullets On and Beyond Your Target

Rule Four in Self-Defense: Bullets On and Beyond Your Target

Col. Jeff Cooper's list of safety rules includes, "Be sure of your target and what...
Surviving a Gunfight: Tips for Preparation & Problem-Solving

Surviving a Gunfight: Tips for Preparation & Problem-Solving

How can you expect the unexpected in a gunfight and survive? Sheriff Jim has a...
Defensive Decisions: Making & Modifying Personal-Protection Plans

Defensive Decisions: Making & Modifying Personal-Protection Plans

Making split-second decisions is critical in life, but especially so in life-threatening situations.
Training & Practice: You Need Both to Build Self-Defense Skills

Training & Practice: You Need Both to Build Self-Defense Skills

Think training and practicing are the same thing? Not so, says Sheriff Jim. Here's why...
Personal-Defense Planning: Always Have an Exit Strategy

Personal-Defense Planning: Always Have an Exit Strategy

Having a concealed-carry gun is only one part of a personal-defense plan. Knowing when and...
Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success

Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success

“Think things through” isn’t just good advice on avoiding impulse buys at the used-car lot....
Home-Defense Planning: Threat Response & Training

Home-Defense Planning: Threat Response & Training

Developing a home-defense plan ahead of time will prevent mistakes, help you consider all options...
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