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Female Clerk Defends Like a Boss (Video)

Female Clerk Defends Like a Boss (Video)

In self-defense, a bigger weapon is of no use to you unless you can use it smartly. In this video, a would-be robber with a handgun tries to hold up a liquor store,  manned by a woman who seemed barely phased by his attempt. She smartly utilizes her own defense and thwarts his attempt before it even starts. This video is very informative because the clerk uses some very quick-thinking, that we can all learn from, and John from Active Self-Protection breaks it down very well. If you liked this, you might also enjoy… All Survival Preparedness Boils Down to […]

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How to Rack a Slide Like a Lady (Video)

How to Rack a Slide Like a Lady (Video)

There’s a common misconception out there that women shouldn’t use semi-automatic handguns as their concealed carry weapons of choice because they’re too difficult to rack. While it is true that most women have smaller hands that perform differently than men, females still have entirely sufficient arm and hand strength to rack the slide on a semi-auto. It’s just about technique, and using your muscles efficiently. Collen from Keeping the Piece: Defensive Handgun Training for women, explains in this video how easily women can rack a slide, with a little practice and the right form. This is a great video for any […]

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Pharmacy Robbery goes BAD for Robber   

Pharmacy Robbery goes BAD for Robber  

  This video from West Virginia is a reminder that armed robberies don’t only occur at gas stations and liquor stores.  Everything turned out fine for the bystanders and for the armed defender in this case, though not for the robber.  Here are a few of the lessons that we can take away from this one to increase our preparedness and safety if we find ourselves in a similar situation.   Situational Awareness It seems like business as usual until 10:30:34 (by the camera’s time, only about 25 seconds into the video) when the robber comes in with has face […]

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