Category Archives: Personal Defense

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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‘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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