Three Top Drills for Your Pistol Skills

Recently I shot live ammo for the first time in three months, and that brings me to only about 1,000 rounds of live fire for the entire year.  With pandemic shutdowns and other challenges, I have simply not frequented the range and I have access to a family private range only every several months.  However,... Continue Reading →

Carrying a Reload in the Pocket

I like to carry my spare magazine on the waistline in order to facilitate the fastest, and most fumble-proof, reload possible.  The problem is, I find this difficult to pull off.  I used to wear the magazine at my off-hand appendix position.  First, I always found it uncomfortable.  Second, I moved to keeping my knife... Continue Reading →

Using a Timer in Dry Fire

A shot timer, as we commonly think of it, records the elapsed times from the start beep to the fired shots.  Therefore, most don’t consider its use outside of the range in which we are firing live ammunition.  However, a shot timer is also exceedingly useful for dry fire as well. By means of a... Continue Reading →

Home Security Part V: Defend

All else has failed.  The criminal element was not deterred but the detection tools have provided warning; now what?  There is a common saying among the self-defense community: “If you can’t protect it, then you don’t own it.”  Many well-off people in contemporary America work hard and acquire a large home and family, diligently securing... Continue Reading →

Home Security Part IV: Detect

Having weapons and the skills to use them is a vitally important part of home security, but these things do you no good if taken completely by surprise.  Waking up from deep sleep with a home invader standing over your bed is not optimal.  The ability to detect a breach of the home with enough... Continue Reading →

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