Every time I attend a seminar, coach’s clinic or instructor’s conference, one thing is for certain: It’s never the same.
Every year, as Managing Editor of Personal Defense Network, I have the pleasure of recapping our content highlights. The process works like this: I have one of our tech- and data-savvy team members (in this year’s case, Patrick) collect lists of the most popular articles and videos posted in the preceding year. Then I go
Transition: tran•si•tion; tranˈziSHən,-ˈsiSHən/ The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. “Students in transition from one program to another.” Synonyms: change, passage, move, transformation, conversion, metamorphosis, alteration, handover, changeover. Structures, vehicles, armed, unarmed, standing or grounded: transitions are points of vulnerability. These include: Transitions between locations Transitions in and
A short time ago, I was walking through the French Quarter in New Orleans on a trip to visit friends. The cobblestone streets were busy that day with taxis zooming back and forth, locals going about their daily routines, and tourists roaming in and out of some of the most spectacular bars and restaurants on
Know your location, and you won’t waste time in an emergency trying to figure out where you are.
Have you ever thought that female holster options for concealed carry could be better? Maybe you’ve thought that the only holsters made for women are the ones that fit in a bra or purse. Could it be that those thoughts are stemming from the fact that you’ve not tried all, most, or even any of
Exposing children to guns isn’t about pushing an agenda or creating a potential for disaster. Responsibly and safely introducing kids to shooting can empower them to be able to rationally consider the option for armed defense as adults without the baggage of the fear of the unknown that some many adults currently have. Quite often,
Ask any professional shooting competitor or firearms instructor worth their salt and they’ll tell you how important it is to conduct as much dry-fire practice as you can. Every step of the process — from drawstroke to presentation of the firearm, sight alignment/picture, and trigger pull is just as important as the others. Even those
This is the second article in a series aimed at helping new shooters become comfortable with the idea of not only engaging people in the shooting community, but also taking the first step into that community and participating in all it has to offer. If you are a seasoned veteran of the shooting world, please