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What Today's Shooter Can Learn From the Revolver

Today’s students of the revolver would be well served by studying works of gunwriters from the past.

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. 

Where's the Best Place to Keep a Home Defense Firearm?

Where's the best place to keep a firearm for home defense purposes? Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about some of the different ways you can prepare for an armed encounter in the home. 

How to Improve Home Defense with a Security Camera

Adding a security camera you can monitor from your smartphone can help create a layered defense system for your home and provide advanced notice of a potential threat.

How Body Language Impacts Personal Defense

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about how body language is a huge ingredient to personal defense. 

The Importance of Communication for Personal Defense

The stress and confusion of a violent criminal attack is not the place to try to work up a system of communication.

Dealing with the Aftermath of a Defensive Shooting

Being prepared for what comes after a defensive shooting is an important part of armed defense training. 

Why Determination is Essential for Personal Defense

Determination is a word that ought to be part of every armed citizen’s vocabulary. The dictionary defines it as “firmness of purpose; resoluteness.”  Determination is how we master the skills necessary to defend ourselves, and it is also how we deal with the violence of a criminal attack.

Why Personal Defense Requires Rapid Response

When the fight comes, it's probably going to be in your face, which means you have split seconds to respond to a personal defense situation. 

Why the Shotgun is One of the Best Options for Personal Defense

Like the revolver and the lever-action carbine, the shotgun is still around because it gets the job done and gets it done quite well.

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