Tag Archives: self-defense

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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Short-Range Confrontations: Defending Yourself at Close Quarters

The next time you are downtown or at the shopping mall, take a minute and notice how close people stand to each other when they talk. We even allow total strangers to stand that close to use during a conversation. … 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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Real-World Defensive Shooting Stances

Recently, I was looking at some vintage photos of FBI agent Jelly Bryce (read about his story here). Bryce was an Oklahoma gunfighter who joined the FBI in the 1930s. He was quite fast with a sixgun and always employed … Continue reading

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