Category Archives: Training

Overcoming Threat-Fixation & Tunnel Vision

Tunnel vision can be caused by a number of things, including health issues, but we are going to look at tunnel vision as it relates to life-threatening, dangerous situations. It is the physical phenomenon that occurs when we get up … Continue reading

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Defensive Shooting: A Quickly Diminishing Skill

Personal defense isn’t about cool guns and gear, although we all enjoy cool guns and gear. It is, however, all about what you can do with the weapons and equipment when the need arises, and we are forced to take … Continue reading

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Empty Chambers

Lately, I have been hearing that some people are carrying their defensive semi-automatics without a round in the chamber. I suppose that this is most often done with a thought to increasing the safety of the handgun and avoiding a … Continue reading

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3 Self-Defense Opinions That Don’t Hold Water

Too often, especially on social media, we hear people touting defensive techniques and opinions that, upon further examination, simply don’t hold water. In short, it turns out that they have come up with some bogus notions about personal defense to … Continue reading

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