Gunsite 250 Defensive Pistol Class and Jeff Cooper on Mental Conditioning for Combat
Firearms / Personal Defense

Gunsite 250 Defensive Pistol Class and Jeff Cooper on Mental Conditioning for Combat

Day 3 of the 5 day Gunsite Academy 250 Defensive Pistol course is the day on which the classroom presentation on mental conditioning or “mindset” is given. Rangemaster Bill Halvorsen delivered the mindset lecture today. The three key elements were: The Combat Triad: Mindset, Gun Handling and Practical Marksmanship The 7 principles of personal defense … Continue reading

Apparently the NRA is Now Selling “Murder Insurance”
Concealed Carry / Personal Defense

Apparently the NRA is Now Selling “Murder Insurance”

According to a gun control group I have never heard of until this media campaign, the companies underwriting the new NRA Carry Guard “insurance” plan,  Chubb and Lockton, are actually selling “murder insurance.” And they should stop doing so. (Not sure why Guns Down America is not all over Lockton Affinity for also administering Second … Continue reading

Rob Pincus on Teaching as Cultivating Humanity
Personal Defense

Rob Pincus on Teaching as Cultivating Humanity

The recent announcement of a collaboration between the United States Concealed Carry Association, the Personal Defense Network, and Rob Pincus of I.C.E. Training, reminded me of a blog post I began drafting two years ago(!!!) while listening to Paul Carlson’s Safety Solutions Academy podcast (March 20, 2015). The following statement by Pincus to Carlson caught … Continue reading