Pocket pistols for self defense?

With the proliferation of small belt guns like the Glock 43, M&P Shield, etc do sub-caliber pocket pistols still make sense for concealed carry? Check out the video for my thoughts.

Want to carry something for self defense but aren’t sure about a gun? No problem. I recommend and use Fox Labs 5.3 pepper spray for less than lethal situations!

You don’t need a gun for self-defense

One of my biggest pet peeves is whenever someone says they’re concerned about their personal security, the first response is “oh you should get a gun.” You know what? Maybe you shouldn’t. What you should do is a comprehensive assessment of the risks you may face, and the force you’re willing to use to defend yourself from those risks. For some people that means a gun. For some it may just mean pepper spray. But you’ll never know if you don’t 1) create a plan, and 2) get training to enact that plan.

Match video: Homestead September USPSA

Shooting USPSA for the first time in over a year, and man is it ever a perishable skill. My pure shooting skills really haven’t dropped off that much, but my ability to shoot stages according to the plan and power through mistakes have gotten a lot worse.

I attribute a lot of the maintenance on the raw shooting skills to my new adherence to a dry fire training plan, which would be impossible without my CED Pocket Pro Timer.

Beretta APX Centurion on the IDPA 5×5 Classifier

I had the chance the other day to take the Beretta APX Centurion out and shoot the IDPA 5×5 classifier. It’s a good course of fire to test your skills and see where you’re rank in IDPA!

The timer I’m using is a CED Pocket Pro.

Your failure to de-escalate a situation is not a good reason to draw your gun

I am a frequent browser on Imgur, because I like funny memes and laughing at things. Every now and then, there will be some firearms or self-defense related content, which I usually immediately skip over because it’s terrible. Usually whatever it is comes from someone with the same depth of knowledge and training as a puddle in Arizona, meaning that the best thing for my blood pressure is to just skip it and move on. However, a couple of days ago imgur user flubby1982 posted the following thread, and I just couldn’t deal with it.

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2018 Steel Challenge Results

The 2018 Steel Challenge World Championship is officially in the books, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that a cast of familiar faces has once again dominated the leaderboard. The Top 3 in Open are all previous champions, finishing 1st-3rd in this order: KC Eusebio, BJ Norris, Max Michel.

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