Self-Defense & Home Defense

After a Shooting: The Police Are Going to Arrive

The first thing you should know about a self-defense incident is that the police are going to arrive. After a shooting, they’ll be responding to a “shots fired” call and will come in not knowing who the good guy is and who the bad guy is. Make them aware that you’re the good guy! Win …

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Could You Keep Your Gun Away From a Bad Guy?

Have you thought about the best way to protect your gun? What have you done to learn the basics of weapon retention? Check out this video of an armed security guard being brutally attacked by two men! They beat him and try to bang his head against the wall. We don’t see what happens behind …

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Can You Shoot a Moving Target?

When was the last time you practiced shooting at a moving target with your pistol? Gunfights are dynamic, close-range incidents that very rarely happen when both parties are standing still. Here is a great way to train to track and accurately hit a moving target with your pistol at typical combat distances. This is called …

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The 6 Essential Parts of a Home-Defense Plan

If you interpret “home defense” in the broadest sense, the objective is to protect your people and your home from threats of any kind. That would include not just home invasions but also simple burglary and even fire. While the concepts overlap a bit, we’re going to focus on the intruder scenario here. When thinking …

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Firearms at Disney World? The Happiest Place on Earth May Not Be the Safest

A somewhat little-known fact about me is that I worked for The Walt Disney Company for about five years. I spent time at several retail locations, at the Polynesian Village Resort and also at Adventureland/Liberty Square as an “attractions hostess.” (You may have spotted me as a skipper at The Jungle Cruise back in the …

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Watching an Attack Unfold: What Would You Do?

Here is the scenario: You are walking out of the grocery store after dark. You have a single bag of groceries, so you left the cart inside the store and are carrying the bag with both hands. You are carrying a fully loaded defensive firearm in an inside-the-waistband rig, covered by your shirt, and your …

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7 Things to Consider When Choosing a Home-Defense Firearm

So you’ve committed to defending your home, and a firearm seems like the best choice. There is a lot to consider. Here are some important things to keep in mind as you begin choosing a home-defense firearm. Make sure that if you are considering a firearm for home defense, you are absolutely willing to take …

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Firearms in Houses of Worship … What You Can Do

Recent attacks on synagogues, churches and mosques have brought into painfully sharp focus the fact that people of all faiths need to consider adopting defensive measures for the places they congregate. The shooting at the Poway, California, synagogue last Saturday (4/27/19) is merely the latest. ‘Gun-Free Zones’ Are Not the Answer Politically correct arguments that …

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Conflict Avoidance: Will You Walk Away?

There is an old Polish idiom: “Not my circus. Not my monkeys.” My grandmother would say it when she wanted to let people know that she was not getting involved in something that was not her problem. Apparently, in Poland, monkeys are problems and circuses are where monkeys (and thus problems) come from. This old …

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