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These 10 Pictures Show Just What It Takes To Win A Fight Against 3 Or More Attackers

Our readers had some tough stories about multiple attackers (and some tips and funny pics as well!)

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Self-Defense LIES (And A Better Way To Train For The Street!)

Does YOUR combatives training pass this “3-step test” for being street-ready?

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“Trigger Control” B.S.! Here’s The Scientific TRUTH About How To Be Deadly Accurate With Your Handgun…

A stronger grip will make for more accuracy, particularly in a real-life gunfight where you WILL be gripping at 100%.

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Why The FBI’s “Active Shooter” Data Is A Big Fat Lie – And The TRUTH About The “Good Guy With A Gun”

What the TRUTH about armed citizens stopping active shooters dead in their tracks means for your training.

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Make Sure You Have At Least ONE Of These Weapons In Your Vehicle (At ALL Times!)

3 “equalizers” that everyone should have in their car or truck for personal defense… none of which are a gun or a knife!

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Podcast 454: 7 “Less Lethal” Personal Defense Weapons

Carrying a gun is NOT enough. Maybe you can’t carry some places or maybe you just can’t get to your gun. You need a “less lethal” backup!

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Staying Alive When Shooting From “Awkward” Positions In A Real Gunfight

Why you need to start training to shoot from “awkward” positions… and how you can start today!

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The Combat-Tested “Street Fighting Matrix” (That Can Save Your Life!)

When MMA-based techniques came up short in real-life street fights, expert combatives instructor, Matt Numrich helped federal agencies figure out why… and what to do instead.

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7 “No B.S.” Reasons Why You Should NOT Punch Your Attacker In A Real Street Fight!

Punching in a real fight is NOT a winning tactic! These 7 reasons should convince EVERYONE to change the way you fight and train!

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10 SHTF Urban Survival Weapons Hacks – DIY Projects From Your Garage [#428]

Armed for the apocalypse? These 10 urban survival weapons tips will help get you there!

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8 Scary Ways To “REMF” Your Tactical Training! [WL 427]

Add these cheap, realistic training tools to your training for more fun… and more effective skill-development!

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This One “Dirty Trick” Completely Changed How I Think About Targeting The Human Body In A Real Attack…

Dirty, nasty, rotten ways to use a pen to defeat a violent attacker – even in non-permissive environments!

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Dirty, Nasty Tactical Pen Tricks For Self-Defense! [WL 425]

Dirty, nasty, rotten ways to use a pen to defeat a violent attacker – even in non-permissive environments!

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Classic “Lady’s Weapon” Makes A 2022 Comeback (As A “Pothead Accessory”)

If everything old is new again, and there’s nothing new under the sun, you can write your own cliché while reading about how this “lady’s weapon” for decades ago is making a modern-day tactical comeback.

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WL 381 – 5 “Knife Fighting” Myths (That Need To DIE)

Warrior Life’s Buck Greene explains 5 “knife fighting” myths that go all the way back to the mail-order catalog, knife-fighting-book days.

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WL 374 – Combat Knife Throwing (Yeah, It’s A Thing!)

Why would you EVER throwing your knife in a fight? I don’t just have one good reason… I have TEN!

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Stranger Caught With A Blade: What Would YOU Do?

You know this guy is armed. He knows he’s armed… but he doesn’t know YOU know he’s armed. What do you do?

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Taco Toolsday 2min Video Review: SPOON of DOOM

If you don’t have this spoon of doom in your self-defense arsenal for everyday carry, you really should.

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My Top 3 Dollar Store Weapons (Improvised Tools For NPEs)

We all deal with non-permissive environments, which means we might need to get creative and improvise weapons (especially when traveling). Here are 3 weapons you can find at a Dollar Store and make for just 6 bucks!

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Taco Toolsday: We Review “The Knife That BROKE Wal-Mart”

For Taco Toolsday, we review the knife that you can’t seem to find in stock at any Wal-Mart… and explain just what happened to make this blade so popular.

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Cheap “Hardware Store Fix For All Weapons & Tools

For some of you, this quick tactical tip isn’t new… but if you’ve never heard of it before, this “tacticool” solution can last nearly a lifetime.

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Riots still coming – the “WROL summer” isn’t over!

Civil unrest was a reality of life last summer… and, to be honest, this summer has been TOO quiet.

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Toolsday Review: Ed Calderon’s “Motel Armorer” Improvised Weapons Online Course

There’s a disturbing trend when it comes to gun rights, one unique to the “post-pandemic” world… and we need to talk about it before it’s too late.

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Use This “Amazon Review Hack” When Buying Tactical Gear

Everybody knows what it feels like to be disappointed in something you buy online. Use this “Amazon review hack” to help get BRUTALLY honest takes on everything you buy!

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Real Street Fights: Three Tips For Using Impact Weapons!

Impact weapons can be an effective part of your street defense arsenal. Here are 3 important tips for using them.

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(Video) What’s The Best Self-Defense Weapon: Pepper Spray Or A Stun Gun?

Watch three guys test both pepper spray and a stun gun to see which one was most effective for self-defense. Not only will you have a chuckle, but I’ll analyze each method and discuss some other weapons for self-defense (and no, I’m NOT going to say a gun!).

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Best Tactical Tomahawk Fighting Tips For Self-Defense!

It’s been going through a skyrocketing resurgence in both the military and law enforcement, as a tactical tool as well as a weapon.

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Knife Beats Gun: 3 Reasons To Bring A KNIFE To A GUNFIGHT

I’m sure you’ve probably heard the term, “never bring a knife to a gunfight, right? I mean, who in their right mind would

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Street Fight Weapons: Using “COVID Keys” For Self-Defense

Since the pandemic hit a lot of people have started using “contactless keyrings.” These little gadgets are meant to be used to open doors and push buttons so you don’t have to touch them with your bare hands. But here’s something else you may not have considered…some are actually powerful self-defense weapons!

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How To Knock Someone Out With A Hammer

http://DefeatLargerAttackers.com – Knock someone out in a real street fight! This self defense move is so powerful, your attacker will see stars. Real

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Firearm Defense: Stick Fighting Impact Weapon Myths – Modern Combat and Survival

http://www.DefeatLargerAttackers.com – Self defense against stick fighting with a club or baseball bat is not the same in a street fight as it

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Best Tactical Pen: 3 Things To Look For When Shopping

We’ve talked about tactical pens before, but here is a reminder of what you should be looking for when you buy one.

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Real-World “No-Spin Combat Knife-Throwing” With Ralph Thorn [#284]

Does throwing knives have a place in a real self-defense or survival situation? The answer might surprise you!

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MCS 281 – Unarmed Combatives: Defeating Weapons Attacks

  People FEAR weapons. Facing someone who’s armed, especially when you’re not… …is understandably something most of us dread. That’s because it’s a

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Tactical Pen: 3 Things You Need To Know!

It seems like everybody has a tactical pen in their pockets these days. Here are three very important tips (plus a bonus) that you need to know if you carry one.

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Self Defense For Women: 3 Realities Of The “Armed Woman” Lifestyle

Do you have a woman in your life you’d like to keep safe? Are you an armed woman yourself? Here are three realities of living as an armed woman, presented by firearms expert Susan Carrichner-Rexrode.

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Best Tactical Machete Advice For Machete Attacks In The STREETS

Machete attacks have become very common. The machete is now the street weapon of choice in some parts of the world. Learn why… and learn how YOU can protect yourself.

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MCS 264 – Tactical Air Travel

Nobody likes air travel. The worst part about non-permissive environments (NPEs) is going completely unarmed… but there are some options for those who want to stay “tactical” even past security checkpoints.

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Best Tactical Tomahawk Fighting Tips For Self-Defense!

The tactical tomahawk can be used for self-defense, but there are some things you need to know first! Expert Benjamin Bradak fills us in.

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MCS 258 – CCW Gear You Aren’t Carrying. . . But SHOULD!

Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) gear can save your life in a real gunfight. In this week’s podcast, Buck Greene from MCS discusses several Everyday Carry (EDC) gear items you SHOULD have on you if you carry a gun.

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MCS 247 – Everyday Carry (EDC) Weapons When Traveling

Do you ever do any traveling? If so, you could have a big bulls-eye on your back for criminals who spot you’re “not

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MCS 244 – Data-Driven Defense Tactics Vs. A Violent Attack

  Here’s What You’ll Discover In This Week’s Episode: What’s the likelihood that the thug asking for your wallet is actually armed with

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The OTHER “First Rule” In A Gunfight (That Most Concealed Handgun Carriers DON’T Train For!)

You may have heard of “the first rule of a gunfight”, but is it enough for concealed pistol carriers to be their life on? Here’s the truth…

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MCS 236 – Prison Predator Mind-Set For Self-Defense

If you want to know how to win a real street fight against an experienced, violent criminal, you must know how they think, target, and attack!

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3 Tactical Speed-Shooting Hacks To Get Your Gun Out Faster In A Real Gunfight

It’s a simple fact that a lot of gun-owners don’t want to admit… Despite how you see EVERYONE training down at the local

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MCS 231 – Concealed Carry Extra Ammo: Do You REALLY Need It?

  Here’s What You’ll Discover In This Week’s Episode: How criminals REALLY attack! (Hint: It’s not always the way you’re training for down at

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MCS 228 – The Contact Shot For Close-Quarters Combat Gunfighting

Here’s What You’ll Discover In This Week’s Episode: 4 scenarios where the “contact shot” is the ONLY practical response to a violent attack! Which firearm is “best” for

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MCS 225 – 5 (More) Survival Gear Suggestions For Prepper Defense

Can you feel that “something” is coming? More than ever, we’re polarized as a nation and the prospects of coming together to face

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MCS 220 – Prepper “Defense Gear” For Urban Survival

It’s a sad reality of “surviving” a disaster… Sometimes it’s what happens AFTER a crisis strikes that calls upon you to protect yourself and those

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MCS 202 – Top 10 Everyday Carry Gear Items For Concealed Handgun Carriers

This week I have a challenge for you… If you carry a concealed handgun for personal protection (or even if you don’t, but

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