Category Archives: Training

The First Rule of Gunfighting: Get Training

Training on one of the many ranges at Gunsite in Paulden, Az. I have to take exception to the oft-quoted bromide, “the first rule of gunfighting is to have a gun.”  That really only works if a person already knows … Continue reading

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Looking & Assessing: A Defensive Training Essential

The better defensive-shooting schools teach a student to “look and assess” after firing a string in a defensive shootout. Unfortunately, we see a lot of folks who clearly don’t understand what they are doing or what they are supposed to … Continue reading

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Testing a New Concealed-Carry Gun: 3 Steps to Success

Many of us who teach and write about personal defense have cautioned against folks switching defensive handguns on virtually a daily basis. There are a number of good reasons why this is simply not a good idea. When a person … Continue reading

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Using Pepper Spray for Personal Defense

Not every defensive situation justifies the use of a firearm. Yet, too few people give consideration to having some sort of less-than-lethal defensive tool on their person. You might come under attack by a person who clearly is not armed … Continue reading

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