The “long game” of self defense

It’s easy to think of self defense as a thing you do in response to a bad guy. After all, that’s what most self defense courses focus on: bad guy appears and you perform the indicated response. So neat. So tidy. So precise. And so misleading. Self defense doesn’t...

Your Hump Day Reading List for August 2, 2018

  I found more interesting articles for this week’s List, some of them guaranteed to make you think twice!      Whatever happened to positively identifying your target? I’m not sure where to start with this article, but I’ll boil it down to this: Just because an alarm...

Your Hump Day Reading List for June 20, 2018

It’s another Hump Day, and I’m here to share some more great personal defense and preparedness articles with you. (Which is actually redundant, because personal defense is but one form of preparedness, though  not everyone realizes that — yet!)     “People don’t plan...

Your Hump Day Reading List for May 9, 2018

Wednesdays are always better with great self defense and preparedness information!     Dealing with the verbally aggressive person Not every potentially dangerous situation is a surprise. Sometimes they develop from your interaction with another person. Anyone who has...

Your Hump Day Reading List for April 11, 2018

Is it Wednesday already? Wow, how time flies when you’re busy collecting great self defense and preparedness articles to share!     Training or practice? Why not both? Something that the gun world often gets wrong is the difference between training and practice — and...