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Reasons to Have a Personal Safety Plan

Reasons to Have a Personal Safety Plan

Imagine it’s a few weeks before Christmas you are out shopping with your family at Wally World. The parking lot full of cars and the store is packed full of people out shopping to fill their Christmas lists. When a group of people armed with rifles, handguns, and grenades or improvised explosives begin attacking the […]

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Is Carrying Concealed Your Insurance Policy?

Is Carrying Concealed Your Insurance Policy?

Personal Safety is a daily routine for many Americans. We lock our doors at night, install smoke detectors and burglar alarms in our homes, keep fire extinguishers in our homes, practice fire drills, wear our seat belts when driving, and wear helmets when driving motorcycles & ATV’s. These are just a few of the general […]

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Warning Shots

Warning Shots?

Self-Defense in America today is governed by individual state laws which vary from state to state across our nation. In some states the defender does not have to flee, in others the defender does not have to flee if they are in their own home, and some the defender has the duty to retreat the […]

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America, Do We have Rights or Privileges?

America, Do We have Rights or Privileges?

Americans have the greatest freedoms on the face of the earth that are guaranteed by our countries founding fathers foresight in writing a bill of rights to protect every citizen’s rights from any man or government. I ask every one of my readers today, “would you give up your right to free speech?” If your […]

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Feel Good Measures do not Fix the Real Problems We are Facing

Feel Good Measures do not Fix the Real Problems We are Facing

With the recent acts of violence in Connecticut a young man whose mentality was that of a child, killed his mother, and then went to an elementary school, continuing his killing spree. He killed twenty people and later committed suicide as a law enforcement was arriving. As a parent and former law enforcement officer, I […]

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Would You Give Up Your Right to Self Defense?

Would You Give Up Your Right to Self Defense?

The shooting in Connecticut was a terrible tragedy, which has driven our country into deeply divided debates regarding our constitutional rights on gun ownership. An Americans view on our constitutional right to bear arms is influenced by how we were raised by our parents, personal values & beliefs, political views and party affiliations. If every […]

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Do You have a Personal Safety Plan?

Do You have a Personal Safety Plan?

I was recently talking to a fellow shooter and he told me what he thought of a recent shooting that resulted in a murder locally. He thought the victim should have practicing their ABC’s and this may have ended differently. I was surprised by this and asked what the heck the alphabet had to do […]

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Concealed Carry Drill Part Three

Concealed Carry Drill Part Three

In this article we are going to visit “failure to stop drills”. After the recent shootings in Aurora, CO., I feel this drill must be discussed and practiced. What we saw in Aurora was a determined criminal bent on inflicting as many casualties as possible. When I say “determined,” it is not the average criminal […]

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Concealed Carry Drill Part Two

Concealed Carry Drill Part Two

The purpose of this drill is to concentrate on development and improvement of your Combat Shooting Skills and begin using movement in your shooting drills. In this article we will be expanding on the last article Point Shooting & Concealed Carry Drills, by adding the kneeling shooting position and moving to cover. What is cover? […]

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Point Shooting & Concealed Carry Drills

Point Shooting & Concealed Carry Drills

The purpose of this drill is the development of point shooting skills. Point shooting is best described as the shooter bringing their pistol up to eye level, with both eyes open point their pistol at the desired target and shoot. Point shooting is generally used from 0 to 7 yards, while for some shooters it […]

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Speed Is Fine But Accuracy Is Final

Speed Is Fine But Accuracy Is Final

Shooting drills for practice do not need to be complicated or resemble a professional shooter like Tori Nonaka member of Team Glock, shooting a competition stage on the Outdoor channel. We are going to look at a drill, which will aid you increasing your draw speed along with point shooting skills. The best description of […]

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