Ready, aim, fire! While that is all takes for fire a shot, it’s an over simplified way to describe the process of taking a shot. This post explores the shooting cycle in a bit more depth.
Comfort, concealment, and capability are three simple aspects of carrying a handgun that folks often discuss. As simple as they are independently, optimizing one of those aspects implies compromising the other two.
Picking a good instructor is critical to developing defensive skills quickly. This post explores how I go about finding and selecting a highly skilled instructor.
Gathered my thoughts and put together some pointed actionable suggestions for folks who are getting started with armed self defense. I cover guns, ammo, gear, and how to go about getting and staying good.
Revisiting the handgun cartridge selection debate. Short version: Unless defending against wildlife, the ballistic superiority of the handgun cartridge doesn’t really matter and it still comes down to shot placement.
Seem like every day I hear somebody suggest “just shoot them in the leg” as self defense advice as an effective way to neutralize a deadly threat while minimizing the chances of inflicting a fatal wound. So I decided to explore the idea a bit.