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How to Stop an Attack Before It Starts

A few years ago, I was coming out of a New Mexico restaurant after having lunch. As I stepped from the sidewalk into the parking lot, I saw a scruffy-looking guy, definitely out of place, with his hands in his … Continue reading

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Surviving A Gunfight: Go Back to Basics

Recently, I was watching a video by my friend Dave Spaulding. Dave was mulling over all of the efforts that we make to understand what goes on with a person during a violent confrontation. He talked about adrenaline dumps, increased heart … Continue reading

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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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