Knowledge to make your life better. If you have some free time, check out some of these links this weekend.
Given our current state of global turmoil, Paul’s advice seems very prudent. You should also read his Blueprint for Spooling Up.
Some incredibly solid information here.
Are you making any of these mistakes?
Massad Ayoob discusses eye dominance.
The author of this comprehensive piece contacted me before it went to print. He got a lot of information from my website. It is a very in-depth analysis of the best strategies for dealing with an active killer. Even though the article is 10 years old now, I still think it’s one of the better articles on the topic that I’ve ever seen.
What I’m reading…
Claude shares some intelligent commentary on the topic of empty chamber carry.
Single person structure clearance is an exceptionally risky activity. Despite the danger, sometimes it’s necessary. If you want to learn how to do it right, come to my upcoming class in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
Somehow I managed to just return from a 10-day trip to a country that is 99% Muslim during a period of global unrest in the area. I did not carry a gun. You can do the same thing at your local concert venue or sporting event.
A quick read to get you up to speed on the players and the history of the HAMAS/Israel conflict. Once you understand this material, read about how it might affect you here in the USA.
The concept of the “underwear gun” is timeless and worthy of another look.
This crime is becoming endemic. You absolutely must understand how these criminals work.
Being able to sprint 50 meters is a far more useful survival skill than having a two second Bill Drill.
This is a pretty good list.
Wilderness Medical Society Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Acute Altitude Illness: 2024 Update
Important information for those of you who like to get high.
If you own a GX4, check and see if it needs some warranty work.
The traditional double action has some notable merits.
This might be the single most important fighting technique that anyone should learn. Thanks to Hock Hochheim for the link.
Our country is currently obsessed with tourniquets. Why I’m not denigrating their utility, did you know that more than 80% of gunshot wounds in active killer and terrorism attacks are to the head or torso? Knowing how to treat chest injuries is imperative.
You might also be interested in reading The 7 Essentials of Police Medical Gear.
Most of my defensive carry guns have at least a front tritium night sight. While not essential, I have found them useful in some situations.
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