Reloading a small-frame revolver during a fight in the world of civilian self-defense is similar to the unicorn: you can picture it in your mind based on science fiction writing but you can’t find it in the wild. Still, having a full command of your defensive tools is a good thing, so if you carry... Continue Reading →
CCX2 – Discussion on Justified Force
Had a great discussion with USA Carry and Concealed Nation on the CCX2 show about justified force concerning some recent incidents, and a whole lot more. If interested, check it out here.
Training Advice for the Ammo Drought
Well, we are there again. For those of you who were shooters in 2013, you may recall the great run on guns, and the great ammo drought of 2013. The ammunition market did not come back strong for a couple of years. We are there again, perhaps worse. The reality is, if you can get... Continue Reading →
Self-Defense Training: Fantasy Band Camp versus Useful Endeavor
When it comes to self-defense training, there are many gimmicks out there, a lot of idiots with naive followers, and, of course, a lot of excellent teachers and thought leaders as well. Sifting through the entire mashup can be the foremost challenge for many just getting into preparedness and self-defense. However, even for those who... Continue Reading →
The Phlster Skeleton Gen 2 Holster
I am generally not a fan of minimalist holsters. A well-designed full-size holster will add minimal bulk inside the waistband yet provide all of the benefits of a complete holster, like shielding the gun completely from your skin and facilitate the best possible draw and re-holster. Still, I started looking around for a fully-functional holster... Continue Reading →
The Ka Bar TDI: The Right Knife for the Non-Knife Enthusiast?
The Ka Bar TDI is probably the most widely utilized blade of this design. Other makers, like Colonel Blades and Tops also produce knives that leverage the curved design of the TDI. This configuration looks odd at first glance, but upon training with it you can quickly realize the advantages in terms of pressing a... Continue Reading →