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Crisis Situations and Staying Alert

Photo by Andrey Zvyagintsev on Unsplash The various distractions of life are what keep us from being as alert as we should be. So, as if work, family, and just getting through a busy day aren’t enough, let’s add a pandemic to the whole thing. … Continue reading

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What Does the 21-Foot Rule Really Mean?

Above: A popular drill in defensive-training classes is to have instructors run perpendicular to the shooter in a measured space of 21′. The goal is for the shooter on the line to draw and engage a paper target before the … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Your Own Myths

One of my favorite myths is, “I use my handgun to fight my way to my rifle.” Now I am sure that that has been successfully accomplished, but I submit to you that those times are very rare. Researching actual … Continue reading

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Build Your Self-Defense Skills: Study Attacks

I often fear that we put too much emphasis on guns and gear when we consider our own personal defense. A person can be armed with the latest firearm, the very best ammunition, and still lose the fight. It happens … Continue reading

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