Tag: self-defense

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Why You Need A Trauma Kit

By Carlos Huerta If you’re carrying a firearm, your EDC should also include a trauma kit. It doesn’t matter how big or what type. It needs to be with you. Statistically, you are more likely to face a medical emergency than a gunfight. Having a medical kit on your person …

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Sabre Red Pepper Spray Review

  By Carlos Huerta When it comes to pepper sprays and OC spray, the #1 most trusted brand would have to be Sabre. Pepper sprays are a common everyday carry for stay at home moms, college students, and any other busy lifestyles. OC sprays are utilized by law enforcement and …

Preplanning Distractions In Self Defense

By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com Everyone is vulnerable when approached by unknown individuals. Are they nefarious? Are they just “ordinary Joes” trying to get through life? Are they a threat or not? These are questions which you should always consider. However, many adults are preoccupied and not paying attention to …

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CCW In The Winter – A Male Perspective

  By Seth R. Nadel Ah winter, when you can easily wear a outer garment – or two or three. Layering was finally adopted by the Military in World War II, and it is almost universal when the temperature plummets. The down side is how to access your defensive handgun …

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CCW In The Winter – A Woman’s Perspective

  By Linda M. Gilbertson www.ladiesdayllc.com With the temperature dropping, the wind blowing and the snow falling, I don extra clothing to be comfortable when I leave my home.  If I carry a concealed firearm on-body, getting to it when I need to draw it from my holster may be …

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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 …