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Warning Shots from Active Response Training

PROTIP: Warning shots are stupid. Warning Shots | Active Response Training.

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Posted in Concealed Carry, PROTIP, Tactics

The Ogden Utah Shootout

Lessons from the Ogden Utah Shootout Tactical Intelligence Mentally map out places that you go to frequently Ask yourself “If I were a criminal, where would I ambush me?” Map out your home and determine what the most likely points

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Posted in Awareness, Home Defense, Mindset, Officer Safety, Tactics

The Murder of Channon Christian and Chris Newsom

Conclusions “Teach your kids to defend themselves.” Straight from the mouths of Channon and Chris’s parents. Develop a fighting mindset. As Paul Howe put it, “Do not put yourself at the mercy of people who have none.” It is far better to

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Posted in Awareness, In the News, Mindset, Tactics, True Crime

Article: Father Shoots Teen His Daughter Invited into Her Bedroom

Lot of home defense tactics failures here. No flashlight in hand or on the gun for target identification No safe room retreat strategy No strategy to safely detain the unknown person Family member working against the main home defender… The

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Posted in Home Defense, Low Light, Tactics

HERESY! HERESY! Real World .22s for Self Defense from Active Response Training

This is a great article. It nicely upends the adage about not carrying anything smaller than .380 ACP, or 9mm, or .40S&W, or .45 ACP… The author of the article is doing it right since he is carrying a .22LR

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