Here are a few links to articles and videos I found interesting this week. Some are intellectual. Some are informative. Some are just fun. If you have some free time, check them out this weekend.
A fairly comprehensive article covering both the benefits and drawbacks of appendix carry.
Good stuff here about some unconventional sources of light for a survival situation.
I can’t tell you how often I’ve heard the same thing….
Rory talks about the three different types of people you might have to fight….some interesting ideas, especially this one:
“It may just be the old man in me coming out, but it seems like idiots are on the rise. Fewer people have been exposed to violence; more people have never had their behavior controlled. That combination creates people who are both hot-house flowers incapable of taking care of themselves, but certain that anything they want is a right and anyone who disagrees is an oppressor. It seems I see more and more of this pathetically weak but shrill and bullying dynamic. For whatever my opinion is worth.”
John Hearne discusses his research on the FBI’s notorious 1986 Miami gunfight. If you are unfamiliar with the incident, listen to the show and let John walk you through what happened. This gunfight led to a lot of change in guns and ammunition worldwide.
Paul Sharp gets it right again. Do the work, son!
The short answer is “yes.”
I do most of these exercises daily. Incorporate them into your warmup and you will feel and perform much better.
Here’s a neat little trick to try the next time you (or your kids) are annoyed by a mosquito bite. Orajel is merely a topical anesthetic. Something like Solarcaine sunburn spray or any other topical lidocaine would likely do the same thing.
The results of Dave Spaulding’s 25 year “Gunfight Project.” Dave’s book Handgun Combatives is a must read for anyone who carries a pistol.
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