What are your lines in the sand?

Will you let a home invader tie you & your wife up? Would you let a carjacker pull you out the car while your kids are in the back? Will you let a couple muggers separate you from your girlfriend?

I fell for a home invasion trick

The guy at my door could’ve walked in so easily. He could’ve been inside and hurt my kids so quick.

A college girl’s second weapon should be …

Women’s self defense needs are different from guys. So to help a girl out, we’re simplifying girls’ self defense needs. What’s the bare minimum of self defense weapons that a girl needs? What are they and why? And are they Read More …

Hand to hand, knife vs knife, is bullshit

This Southnarc article is too true to resist reposting. It’s about the myth of proportional armament. I’ll add to it and include the myth of proportional initiative.

Lessons for gun owners: Cop threatens with his pistol – gets beaten unconscious

Never threaten with your weapon – you’ll either have to use it, or it’ll get taken away from you and used against you. – Rory Miller   Watch the video of a cop threatening a crowd of people. And the Read More …

Self defense training for kids in 3 steps? – children and parenting 6

I have a daughter and I want her to be able to defend herself when she grows up. How do I do that? I know nobody’s going to answer that for me, so I’ve decided to try figure it out Read More …

How to spot a pedophile (longer guide) – parenting and children part 5

How exactly do you spot a pedophile in your child’s life? While there are no easy answers, there are some patterns and signs we can watch for.

Should you carry a tactical flashlight for self defense?

The tactical flashlight has a lot going for it. It also has a lot going against it. Make sure you know the good and the bad before you use one in self defense.

Pay attention everywhere is bullshit – hijacking edition

You do NOT have to pay attention everywhere you go. Watching out for crime is important, and a smart thing to do, but crime is mostly limited to specific places. If you’re not in those areas, you get to chill out.

The health benefits of going shooting

As if you needed another excuse to go shooting this weekend. We’ll ignore the lack of source data simply because this is what we want to hear, and it gives you the chance to tell your wife: “Honey, I need Read More …