Category Archives: Concealed Carry

‘Guns and Self-Defense:’ A Study of Real-Life Personal Protection

“Guns and Self-Defense” is a new book by Robert A. Waters and Sim Waters. The authors describe 23 cases involving ordinary citizens who have used their defensive firearms to survive criminal attacks. As the authors point out, these self-defense success … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Force-on-Force Training

Without a doubt, most people get their defensive training on a standard shooting range, what we often call a “square range.” You are told when to load, when to make ready, when to shoot and when to quit shooting. In … Continue reading

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Surviving A Gunfight: Go Back to Basics

Recently, I was watching a video by my friend Dave Spaulding. Dave was mulling over all of the efforts that we make to understand what goes on with a person during a violent confrontation. He talked about adrenaline dumps, increased heart … Continue reading

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Avoidance: The Best Strategy for the Armed Citizen

When we think of avoidance, we are often focused on not going to bad places, or keeping our eye out for folks that look like trouble, or generally identifying bad situations while there is still time to make an exit. … Continue reading

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