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Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success

Even professional shooters use visualization to help plan their progress through a course of fire in a match. The same process can be used to your benefit for armed self-defense. If I suggested to you we can use visualization and … Continue reading

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Building Your EDC Kit: 3 Critical Components

We always advise the new defensive shooter to get the best quality firearm that they can possibly afford when it is the gun that their life might depend on. The rest of the story is that the same advice holds … Continue reading

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Get a Handle on Your Carry Gun: Building Confidence in Your CCW Pistol

The Modern Technique of the Pistol teaches the Combat Triad as a major part of personal defense with a firearm. The three parts of the triad are marksmanship, gun handling and the combat mindset. Of the three, gun handling is … Continue reading

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Head vs. Holster: The Importance of a Solid Self-Defense Mindset

I saw a statement on social media to the effect of “personal defense begins in your head, not your holster,” and wish I could remember whom to credit for this piece of wisdom. I wish I had thought it up … Continue reading

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