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Tactical

April 5, 2020

Escape and Evasion 301: Harsh Reality

There's no shortage of 'counter-custody' courses teaching citizens how to escape captivity. Let's discuss the best way to escape: planning and avoidance.

Tactical

August 12, 2019

Improvised Weapons for the N(o)PE

There's a trend in the edgier end of the tactical community to talk about improvised weapons. How much of it is realistic? Check us out for our answer.

Tactical

April 12, 2020

Escape and Evasion 201: The Lam

Have you ever considered what it's like to be hunted by other humans? In E&E2, we discuss trying to actually escape and some of the things you can expect.

Tactical

April 5, 2020

Escape and Evasion 101: Overview

The worst case scenario for most people is illegal detention by criminals or hostile states. We discuss some myths and consideratons about E&E.

Tactical

April 5, 2020

Hard Lessons: Urban Survival

You want to talk about what it's like living in the urban landscape in a collapse? Here's some real talk: it's right here, in front of our faces.

Tactical

March 21, 2019

The "Not in the face!" School of Violence

In this article, we discuss how the bad advice of irrelevant instructors teaching technique without context will get you killed. Don't get killed. Read up.

Tactical

January 26, 2020

Hard Lessons: The Non-Permissive Environment

Think you know about the non-permissive environment? We give some hard lessons about laws, ethics, and methods of staying under the radar.

Tactical

April 26, 2019

The “Core Four” of EDC

EDC is a worn out, tired topic, but we discuss four items you can have nearly anywhere that will help you be an asset in any circumstances.

Tactical

December 9, 2019

Move, Shoot, Communicate

Few things are paid more lip service than "move shoot communicate". We lay out the skills you'll need if you want to be able to move, shoot, and communicate.

Tactical

June 20, 2019

Low Light Tactics for the Regular Person

In this article we discuss how light works with our eyes, and how tactics and technique can help us minimize risk in the low light environment as citizens.

Tactical

April 22, 2020

Everyday Carry: Everybody's Wrong

In this article, we define what EDC is really about: matching your ability and equipment in a way that makes you always an asset. 

Tactical

March 21, 2019

Hard Lessons: Fights

Most people teaching self defense have never been punched in the face. we give a personal, practical, and raw view of fights and how they affects your life.

Tactical

December 9, 2019

Hard Lessons: Bring a Knife to a Gunfight

In this article we discuss when and how knives should be considered as an option on the self-protection spectrum. Ignore the clichés and study the short blade.

Tactical

March 21, 2019

Bad Practice: G-Wrap

In this Article, we confront the "G-Wrap" technique and give our thoughts on why this technique doesn't hold up based on our experiences in real world fights.

Tactical

March 21, 2019

Bad Practice: Dual Wielding

Chances are you already know that trying to shoot two long guns at once is a bad idea... we tackle the topic from a rational perspective in "Dual Wielding".

Tactical

March 21, 2019

Bad Practice: Bad Holsters

Holsters are one of the first places people default to "It works for me" logic. Here's why that really means "I've never really tested it."

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