Your Hump Day Reading List for February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are some Hump Day articles to help keep you and your Valentine safe, secure, and happy!     The best pistol you’ve never fired It’s not exactly a secret that my concealed carry autoloading pistol-of-choice is a Steyr S9-A1. I started...

Your Hump Day Reading List for February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are some Hump Day articles to help keep you and your Valentine safe, secure, and happy!     The best pistol you’ve never fired It’s not exactly a secret that my concealed carry autoloading pistol-of-choice is a Steyr S9-A1. I started...

Your Hump Day Reading List for February 7, 2018

What’s great about Wednesday, you ask? Why, the great articles on self defense and preparedness that I have for you, of course!     Mr. Wilson and the car prowler Man sees teenager rifling through his car and goes out with his gun to confront said teenager. He decides...

Why do we teach moving while drawing a defensive firearm?

A popular concept taught in many defensive shooting courses (including mine) is movement off the line of attack. It’s variously referred to as “getting off the X” or “lateral movement”, and probably some other terms I’m not remembering, but the concept is pretty...

What does “preparing for the worst case” mean?

In both the self defense and prepping communities, people talk about preparing — training and equipping — for “the worst case scenario”. “We train for the worst case”, schools brag (and their students claim). What, actually, is the worst case? The mind runs wild If...

Womens’ self defense training on Training Talk

Let’s be honest: There is a ton of really awful self defense training aimed at women. I’m not sure why that is, but I constantly see bad techniques, bad advice, and bad teaching methods pushed at women — and the offenders are both men and other women. It doesn’t need...
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