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Training for Close-Range Defense with Your Concealed Carry Gun

Photo: Gunsite Academy. Those who comeĀ home from a defensive shooting school have a long list of things they are encouraged to practice with their concealed-carry gun. They are toldĀ to work on reloads, malfunction drills, multiple targets, shooting on the move … Continue reading

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Should You Carry a Backup Gun?

Several people that I know regularly carry two defensive handguns, a primary defensive arm and a backup gun. Does that sound kind of paranoid? Well, maybe it is and maybe it isn’t. Let’s look at some of the reasons for … Continue reading

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Know Your Defensive Handgun

Lose the bayonet, perhaps? Recently, an acquaintance of mine took his polymer defense gun out of its holster to show to a friend and discovered that the pistol’s front sight had fallen off. The sight wasn’t in the holster, his … Continue reading

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Why You Need a Personal Defense Plan

Consider, if you will, these two very different home invasions. A woman is home alone when a strange man enters her house. She immediately runs to the bedroom and retrieves her shotgun. At this point, she positions herself strategically, using … Continue reading

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