Posts Tagged ‘ Defensive Handgun ’

Use of Cover and Concealment

Jun 18th, 2007 | By | Category: Articles
This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Practical Defensive Handgun

When we start talking about the tactical application of firearms we must discuss cover and concealment. They are tied together and are easier to understand when presented at the same time. The simplest definition of cover is; something that prevents bullets from entering you. That’s it. Cover can be anything that is “bullet proof” or “bullet resistant.” […]



Survival

Mar 12th, 2007 | By | Category: Articles
This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Practical Defensive Handgun

The survival mindset is another facet of what makes us up as people. Some folks have it naturally and others do not. Fortunately, the “Survive” mindset can be taught, learned and cultivated. This does not mean that one must become a paranoid, camouflage clad conspiracy theorist living “off the grid” in a plywood shack somewhere. It […]



Winning

Nov 18th, 2006 | By | Category: Articles
This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Practical Defensive Handgun

This quarter we bring you the third excerpt from Ric.’s book Practical Defensive Handgun Employment. Victory is far easier to attain if you prepare yourself ahead of time for conflict. Have a plan and have a back-up plan. Make your plans tentative and flexible, as the world is a fluid state. Acquire the tools needed for […]



The Workspace

Aug 8th, 2006 | By | Category: Articles
This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Practical Defensive Handgun

Due to the ergonomics of the human body, either through Devine design or evolutionary process we have some basic motions and physiological actions that work well in concert. We solve problems better when we can look at them. Fine motor skills and small movements work better when they can be visually focused upon. Threading a needle […]



The Tools

Feb 15th, 2006 | By | Category: Articles
This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Practical Defensive Handgun

Which handgun should I buy? This question comes up all of the time. The simple answer is “The one that you are willing to carry.” So much is made today about the pros and cons of this manufacture or that one, this caliber being better than that one, metal or polymer frame, automatic or revolver and single […]