“We were armed and ready”

Jamie Closs is a name that went from unknown to tip of the tongue nationally as the circumstances of her abduction include the murder of her parents. She had been missing for 88 days in the town of Gordon in Wisconsin when she escaped and found help. That is when another side of the story

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“I reached down, I grabbed the gun, pointed it right in his face and I said ‘Let’s go together.’”

An article from a recent encounter in a grocery store parking lot (click here to read the full article)clearly illustrates the need for awareness at all times and shares many lessons for the average citizen defender to consider. Mike Panther faced a pair of attackers in Midlothian, Texas last month and lived to tell the

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Reloading a Revolver

Reloading a Revolver

Although I still teach a lot of classes at Black Wing Shooting Center in Delaware, Ohio, my role has evolved to include planning and administration of our training programs, as well as executing those plans. Consequently, I have become more interested in things such as instructor development and the standardization of procedures and techniques. Among

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group of students being trained

A Defensive 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 find those who buy a gun for recreation or competition understand the budget required to manage their new hobby. But people who buy a handgun for self-defense often aren’t knowledgeable about the associated expenses of

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