Category Archives: Personal Defense

Why is Situational Awareness So Important?

Spending your life in Condition White is downright stupid, but constantly being in Condition Orange is not an option. Living with effective situational awareness requires balance. Some years ago, Col. Jeff Cooper USMC designed the Color Code to help us … Continue reading

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Personal Defense: Doing It On a Budget

Photo by Thomas Def on Unsplash For any number of reasons, folks are becoming more and more concerned for their personal safety. These past few months have seen record gun sales at the same time that our economy has taken some serious hits. … Continue reading

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Crisis Situations and Staying Alert

Photo by Andrey Zvyagintsev on Unsplash The various distractions of life are what keep us from being as alert as we should be. So, as if work, family, and just getting through a busy day aren’t enough, let’s add a pandemic to the whole thing. … Continue reading

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Movement and Cover in Defensive Firearm Training

Training facility shoothouse scenarios don’t exist to teach you how to clear a house on your own. Rather, they teach the importance of movement, particularly movement to solid cover. The defensive shooter is well advised to keep in mind that … Continue reading

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