Category Archives: Training

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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Bringing People into the Self-Defense World

If you are like me, most of your friends are pretty savvy about guns, gear, and personal defense. We share ideas with each other, shoot together, and we train together. However, there is a growing group of folks who are … 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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