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The Case For Defensive Knife Training Part 1

Whenever new students come to Defense Science classes they are usually taken aback by the emphasis on defensive knife training. I remind them that...

The Case For Defensive Knife Training Part 2

In Part I we discussed the alarming upsurge of knife violence in First World countries — and the necessity for defensive knife training for...

SNS Rules For Gunfighting

A major factor in man’s ability to survive this long is his sympathetic nervous system (SNS), his emergency auto-pilot, because it is this system...

Knife Grips – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article we discussed the “Sacred Cow” of the knife world – the “Knife Grip!” For too long Asian and...

Para Ordnance P14-45

The gun was a train wreck. I was rooting around my safe and came across the Para Ordnance P14-45 I used at the range...

A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Classic Colt 1911

This is the story of one man's lifetime dream - come true. I finally learned the hard lessons of imperfect tries, and lifted the...

Stealth .45 ACP Compensators

I don't like compensators. To my traditionalist's eye, they are funny-looking contraptions better suited to imaginary guns in Star Wars movies. Real men all...

Custom Pistols of Steven Seagal

When even a Black Belt isn't enough . . . The Custom Pistols of Steven Seagal Believe it or not, there are still a lot...

Meet The Gun Smith, Terry Tussey

For this talented pistolsmith, second-rate work is not an option. Actor Steven Seagal knows how to fight. His personal background in martial arts is obvious...

Streetwise Knife Fighting

In the world of knife fighting there is an unspoken rule. Go in, cut and get out unscathed. It is that simple, but we...

Knife Grips – Part 1

The author of this article is WR Mann. He is the founder and publisher of Defense Science. He was one of the early advocates...

The AR-15 is Not an Assault Rifle

I would like to offer some education to my fellow Americans. This has nothing to do with political views, or recent events. I am...

Accuracy Capabilities of a Modern Sniper System 3

This is the final chapter dealing with the evaluation of L.O.D. Training Associates: a total sniper, equipment, and training system, developed by Mr. Billy...

LOD Precision Marksman Sniper Rifle 2

The Accuracy Tests In Part 1 of this series, LOD President. Billy Martin, spent considerable time with me, familiarizing me with his equipment, getting in some...

LOD Precision Marksman Sniper Rifle 1

The Man And His Mission My first encounter with Billy Martin, President of LOD Training Associates and inventor and designer of the LOD Precision Marksman Sniper...

What is the Best Knife Grip for Combat?

“What is the best knife grip for combat?” I get asked that question a lot at seminars. I usually respond by saying “Well, show me...

Range Safety and Marksmanship

Put it on Target: Range Safety and Marksmanship 1 – Familiarization with your Firearms Know your firearms and read all the directions. That’s what I always...

Reexamining Modern Knife Instruction for Civilians

It is imperative that we reexamine modern knife instruction for civilians and make sure teaching provides practical unarmed skills against a live blade. Many instructors...

Locked and Loaded: Ready to Engage

Get Real: Locked and Loaded Depending on what a dictionary, search engine, or person has to say, the “Locked and Loaded” quote or saying can...

The Hand To Hand Survivalist

In a world that is constantly filled with day-to-day violence, it is important for the hand-to-hand survivalist to know how to protect themselves in...