Category Archives: Training

Choose What Works: Trends in Self-Defense Training

Appendix carry, inside-the-waistband, strongside, shoulder holster… All are viable methods of carrying your preferred handgun concealed. Which is best? Decide for yourself by trying them out rather than merely following trends. Continue reading

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Self-Defense: Stick WIth What’s Tried and True

We live in an era of instant gratification, and this can be a real pitfall for the defensive shooter. There is a great temptation to believe that people can quickly become adept at defensive shooting if they have a certain … Continue reading

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Making it Second Nature: Pistol Practice Goals

Experiencing a violent criminal attack is likely to be the most extremely stressful experience a person ever has. It will almost certainly come when a person least expects it. It could very well come under low-light conditions when it is … Continue reading

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A Critical Self-Defense Skill: The Tactical Reload

The tactical reload is a term for topping off your partially empty pistol. It has been termed a method of getting your pistol fully loaded when there is a lull in the fight, but let’s examine the technique a bit further.

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