Category Archives: Personal Defense

The Object of Defensive-Gun Handling: Stop the Threat

In mid-2019, I posted a piece called “The Caliber Wars,” which pointed out that being able to shoot well and properly place the bullet was more important than the particular cartridge that a person chose to use. A few of the responses … Continue reading

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Aiming for ‘Condition Yellow:’ A Lesson in Awareness

Annie Oakley Wilson, mistress of condition yellow. My little Dachshund has me pretty well trained. That little girl will come and stare at me until I understand that she needs to go outside. When I open the back door, she … Continue reading

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

Various reports indicate that most gunfights occur at seven yards or less, and my informal research seems to back this up. It is a certainty that these close-range encounters are the most dangerous. Consequently, we suggest that most of the … Continue reading

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Shooting vs. Fighting: Know the Difference

When a criminal attack is put upon you, it’s always best if you can multiply your chances for survival. You want to be able to use every legal advantage against your attacker. In short, you should do your best to … Continue reading

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