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Welcome to the Family: Integrating New or Alternate Carry Guns

There are many things that I like about my job. Teaching at Black Wing Shooting Center, handling new guns and...  drawstroke-lead

Defensive Detour: Coping With Limited Mobility

Life throws us the occasional curveball. Circumstances beyond our control can compel us to change the way we do things,...  hsgi-gear-belt

Gear for the Bump in the Night

You’re asleep, all snuggled in your bed, when breaking glass at your front door awakens you. During the haze of...  training-300

A Handgun, Two Magazines, and $1000

What’s next? Many people who buy a handgun fall into one or more categories: recreation, competition, or self-defense. Normally I...  taser-standard-draw-lead-300

Human Error in High-Stress Encounters

In my previous article, Psychological Principles of Combat Training, we looked at some basic human behaviors and how to design...  application-of-this-skill-with-a-person

Family Defensive Strategies: For the Armed Individual

I write this in the wake of numerous active-shooter incidents, including the Colorado movie theater shooting that killed 12 and...  ecq-dynamics

Why It’s OK To Lose in Training

Too often I see people — whether students in a class or those practicing solo — training for impractical situations....  evade-safe-room

Five Fundamentals of Home Defense

As a law enforcement officer, I have a front-row seat for watching crime trends grow or decline. I use that...  mike-seeklander-150

Mike Seeklander

Mike Seeklander has extensive experience behind the gun in a variety of arenas, including as a combat veteran of Desert... Read...
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New Carry Gun Testing Procedure

Have you ever bought a gun and immediately loaded it, put it in a holster and then relied on it...  andy-loeffler-120x160

Andy Loeffler

” One characteristic our instructors/contributors here at PDN have in common is that they started early and have never given... Read...
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POCKET AUTOLOADING PISTOLS: for Personal Defense

Small autoloading pistols, whether referred to as pocket pistols, hideout guns, backup guns, or mouse guns, get no respect. Frequently... 

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