A Kentucky Officer’s weapon “went off” as he tried to put it away. The bullet bounced off the elevator wall and hit the officer in the stomach. We hate it when they say that. It implies that guns somehow ” go off”….which they simply do not. Human error plays a part, and certainly was a
We’ve all been there. Tweaked a knee. Sprained a wrist. Bruised a coccyx.
When people realize that they need to take responsibility for the safety and security of themselves and their families, they usually begin to look for tools and ideas of how to go about that. These tools vary from person to person, but when the individual decides it’s time to carry a firearm for protection, they
One of the most common complaints people have about their guns, particularly as they get into their 40’s and beyond, is that they can’t “pick up” their gun sights as well as they used to. This is usually the opening salvo that ends with, “Can I buy something to fix this problem?” Unfortunately it’s more
General Physical Preparedness The necessity for having a base level of fitness or general physical preparedness should be common sense for any armed citizen. Possessing the ability to run away from danger is often a better plan than engaging and then, if you survive, dealing with the legal and emotional aftermath. Not to mention the
Last month, we introduced the concept of the Human Weapon System and evaluated its assets and weaknesses. Now we’ll start to examine the components of the Human Weapon System (HWS) in detail. There is a glut of information regarding thought and integration of action in response to threat situations in the current body of data
“Experience is only good if you learn from it.” Humans are a unique biological system. When placed in the context of defending itself, a human characteristically attacks and defends itself based on a complicated series of generational learning and unique anatomy and physiological constructs. In the initial evaluation, a human does not look very threatening
Functional fitness is a term that has been bandied about quite a bit lately.In many circles, it incites images of inflatable balls, balance boards and cable-type machines. However, I will paint a slightly different picture for you. Fitness itself means many things to many people but,for the purpose of this article, we will say that