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How Do We Shoot? (Really, How Do We Hit) – Part 2

  Continued from: How Do We Shoot (Really, How Do We Hit) – Part 1. By Seth Nadel The Critical Importance of Grip When I started shooting back in the dark ages, everyone “knew” that semi-automatic guns, both rifles and pistols, were not accurate unless refined by an (expensive) Master …

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How Do We Shoot? (Really, How Do We Hit)

  By Seth R. Nadel We all need to think about the actual process of shooting – how does a human manage to hold a mechanical device, a rifle, pistol, or shotgun, and arrange to deliver a projectile or projectiles at a distance with some degree of accuracy? I’ll primarily …

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The “Rise” Challenge for Women

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladysdayllc.com When you hear the word “rise” you think of the rise of the muzzle of your firearm.  This word also appears in the purchase of pants.  This is particularly important for women as the “rise” of their pants will determine IWB vs. OWB carry. …

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Finish Your Training

  By Seth R. Nadel Many have written about finishing the fight – but we also need to finish our training. By that I mean we need to train in what we are going to do immediately after a shooting, as well as in the long term. It’s not enough …

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Profiling – A Realistic Tool

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com “There is an old saying that a man is known by the company he keeps: his reputation depends on what sort of people he is seen with. The saying holds a larger meaning: a man knows himself through the people, the companies, he feels …

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The Danger Of “Small Of The Back” Carry

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com I have been under Chiropractic care since I was 22 years old.  I was a uniformed police officer.  It was either my exercise routine or the utility belt I wore when on duty or the general stress of the job that caused a pinched …

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Self-Defense When Your Handgun Is Unavailable

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com This article assumes that either my handgun is in the shop or has been knocked from my hand during a scuffle, or I forgot and left it at home or in my car.  This article assumes that I might not have a back-up handgun …

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Expectations Can Lead To Disaster – Part 2

  By Seth R. Nadel Continued from Expectations Can Lead To Disaster – Part 1 There are other expectations in the realm of personal protection which call for closer examination. For convenience, I’ll place these in the format of the classic “BUMP” in the night. It’s late, and you hear, …

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Using A Tactical Pen

  Conceal and carry isn’t for everyone. It’s a big responsibility, and there are times that for whatever reason carrying a concealed weapon isn’t practical. However, self-defense is everyone’s concern, and it’s good to have a plan for defense whether or not you conceal and carry. Self-defense classes can be …