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Surviving Mob Attacks on Your Vehicle

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Tactical Training Scenarios

Written by- Greg Ellifritz Seeing some of the recent incidents going on in North Carolina and in other places, I decided to repost this one.  It’s a good primer on dealing with violent protesters if they surround your car.  Stay dangerous. -Greg     Watching some violent “protests”  got me thinking about individual tactics for […]

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Weekend Knowledge Dump- September 23, 2016

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Weekend Knowledge Dump

Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   5 Powerful Masculine Quotes By David Deida I mentioned David Deida in last week’s Knowledge Dump.  Here is a recent article about a few more of his ideas.  If you are male and haven’t […]

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Mob Mentality…Escaping from Riots and Flash Mobs

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Re-posting this one in the hopes that it may provide some options for those of you caught up in the violence currently occurring around the world.  Stay Dangerous. – Greg   I’ve read some articles by various “tactical gurus” advising that if people get caught up in a riot or confronted by looters, they should […]

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Free Books- Part 114

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Distracting Questions

Written by Greg Ellifritz   In order for a criminal to get close enough to commit his crime, he has to appear non-threatening.  If he appears dangerous, his “prey” are likely to spot him earlier and either run away or call for help.  Hence, the criminal will close the distance, often using the pretense of […]

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Winchester Segmented Slug Round

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  Written by: Greg Ellifritz A couple years ago, I attended a ballistic demonstration held at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy.  Winchester Ammunition in conjunctions with Vance’s Shooters Supply performed the demonstration to highlight the new Winchester Segmented Slug round.  It is available to citizens as the PDX1 and to law enforcement agencies as […]

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Weekend Knowledge Dump- September 16, 2016

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Weekend Knowledge Dump

Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Does Temperature Affect Bullet Point of Impact? Temperature affects velocity.  Velocity affects point of impact.     Travelling Abroad: Mind Your Manners While Staying Alert Some tips to help keep you from getting your […]

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Don’t #DIGTHERIG

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Written by Greg Ellifritz   Concealed Nation has a regular feature on its website called #DIGTHERIG.  It consists of reader submitted photos about their individual chosen concealed carry weapon and holster choices.   A huge variety of guns and holsters are featured.  All are carried by someone.  Unfortunately, some of the choices are less than […]

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Are Those Really Gunshots?

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Written by: Greg Ellifritz   Yesterday, I was reading an article about last year’s San Bernardino active killer attack.  The article summarized the attack which eventually led to 14 people being killed an 22 more being wounded.   While reading through the victims’ statements, I was stunned yet again to see how many of the […]

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Good Instructors Have More Than Just Shooting Skills

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Written by : Greg Ellifritz   Take a look at this picture from the firing line at a recent Sentinel Concepts carbine class I took. It was the final run during a man-on-man shooting competition in Steve Fisher’s class. What do you see?   Take note of the belt pouches. Both Steve and I are […]

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Weekend Knowledge Dump- September 9, 2016

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Weekend Knowledge Dump

Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   29 Lessons From The Greatest Strategic Minds Who Ever Lived, Fought, Or Led “…strategic wisdom is not something you’re born with. It is developed, both with experience and with education. I’m not saying you have […]

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Free Books- Part 113

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The Chapstick Trick

Written by Greg Ellifritz     Do any of you shoot with a tactical light mounted on the rails of your self defense or police duty pistol?   If so, you have likely experienced immense frustration trying to remove the burnt carbon residue from the light’s lens after a long shooting session.  The lenses get […]

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Your Tactical Training Scenario…Nosy Shopper

Written by Greg Ellifritz Imagine standing in line at the grocery store waiting as your spouse pays for your purchases.  As your spouse keys in the pin number for the debit card, a man behind you in line (pictured above) pushes past you and begins trying to see the numbers your spouse is inputting on […]

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Weekend Knowledge Dump- September 2, 2016

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Weekend Knowledge Dump

Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Head Buttin Time! How to Head-butt A Bad Guy Real Good Some tips about using head butts effectively.  The best advice I ever got about headbutts came from Jujitsu legend Relson Gracie at a […]

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Streetlights and Shadows- Searching for the Keys to Adaptive Decision Making

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Book Reviews

Written by Greg Ellifritz     The book Streetlights and Shadows highlights author Gary Klein’s research on decision making.  This research is especially important for police officers or citizens who carry concealed firearms.  Those groups of people are forced to make life-altering decisions under the most intense stress possible.  Every bit of guidance is useful […]

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Your Tactical Training Scenario- Criminal Retaliation

  Written by Greg Ellifritz   One of the most common questions I receive from crime victims is “Will the criminal come back?”  It’s a tough question to answer.  It’s very rare that victims of violent crimes are re-targeted by the offender.  It’s also rare that criminals will attempt to enact some kind of revenge […]

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“I Saw an Opportunity and I Took It.”

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Tactical Training Scenarios

Written by: Greg Ellifritz   A couple weeks ago we got a call about a stolen bicycle. A college-aged female rode her bike to a local drug store and went inside. She didn’t lock up the bike. When she came out a couple minutes later, the bike was gone.   Fortunately, several witnesses saw the […]

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Weekend Knowledge Dump- August 26, 2016

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Weekend Knowledge Dump

Knowledge to make your life better.  If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.   Basic Tactics: 360 Degree Security and Formations A few formation options for moving with multiple people.  Each formation has certain advantages and drawbacks.  It’s up to you to practice so that you can understand […]

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Free Books- Part 112

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