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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 …

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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 …