ISG is the thinking person's guide to full-spectrum self-reliance. Our goal is to provide actionable, contextually relevant solutions for any problem to enrich lives through skill and adventure, and to encourage thoughtfulness and experience.
Dedicated to our Primary Weapon, mindset is the user's source of building an efficient mental index
Our guide to the instructors and courses that have influenced the way we train
From urban wasteland to boreal mountains, here's our "lessons learned" guide to adventuring
No BS reviews of items we've tested to their breaking point
Level up like a video game? No. Do it in real life.
Slaying the sacred cows of bad information, one article at a time
Our set's corner for building and applying the skills to outplay our enemies
The intellectual aspects of skill building
A full spectrum guide to fighting for the student of conflict
The Deep End: ISG's intellectual and philosophical laboratory
Our resident Legal Expert's musing on Law and Firearms