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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Written by: Greg Ellifritz It’s a rewarding thing to watch my firearms students as they learn and progress. They start with safe gun handling skills, the basics of marksmanship, and learning when it is legally appropriate to shoot someone. If they continue training, they might learn more “tactical” or combative shooting skills. As […]
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. What Really Happens In A Gunfight? 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. LaRue, Colt, KAC […]
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. WHAT COPS KNOW A long form article that gives the reader an accurate perception of the kinds of things big city cops do on a daily basis. Situational Awareness In Terrorist Age Worthwhile […]
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. Good Samaritan Checklist Think deeply before you involve yourself in someone else’s activity. Things may not go according to plan. Read this cautionary tale for an example of how intervention can go badly. […]
Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend. IN EXTREMIS COMMUNICATION, PART 1 One of the biggest problems I have with my students is training them in the VERBAL aspects of self protection. This article provides phenomenal information from my friend Larry Lindenman […]
Written by Greg Ellifritz Last week I posted a book review on the site. In the review, I quoted the author. The author said the words “shit” and “fuck.” That apparently spun quite a few of you up. I received several email complaints, a few negative comments, and had the largest mass exodus […]