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When training shows; why committing to survival/thriving as a way of life works!

“One may know how to conquer without being able to do it. Security against defeat implies defensive tactics; ability to defeat the enemy means taking the offensive.” Sun Tzu Of all of the advice I have received over the years … Continue reading

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Guns and shooting: why have a primary handgun?

“By holding out advantages to him, he can cause the enemy to approach of his own accord; or, by inflicting damage, he can make it impossible for the enemy to draw near.” Sun Tsu My approach to self-defense has been … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of handgun shooting: Part 2 trigger control

Safeties were invented by individuals steeped in the idea that more restrictions make something safer. True safety is teaching intelligent, careful and respectful handling of tools that have the power to maim or kill those individuals using them. As I … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of handgun accuracy: Part 1, Grip

“Aimed, accurate fire (single or double action) has a definite place in police combat training. After bull’s-eye target accuracy is achieved, the … trainee should then be projected into practical … combat ranges, where he shoots at silhouettes under simulated … Continue reading

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Martial arts based philosophy will always be better than philosophy alone: here is why

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither … Continue reading

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