Month: May 2013

“Firearms Enthusiast” or “Defensive Firearms Owner”… Which are YOU?

If you are a regular read of the I.C.E. Training Journal, I assume that you would identify yourself as someone who primarily owns firearms for defensive purposes and not just a “gun collector” or “firearms enthusiast”. ¬†What’s the difference? Well, I say it comes down to how time, effort and energy you put in to …

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING HONEST (with yourself)

THIS is an important article. I often make comments about the “dentist wearing half the Blackhawk! Catalog” who attends ‘courses’ that are more fantasy camp than practical training. I have nothing against this practice, of course… but I think it is important to ensure that the instructor and the student are being intellectually honest about …

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Staging a Home Defense Gun in your kid’s room might be a great idea.

Let’s think about the context of an imminent home invasion or a time when you know that there is an intruder in the home. If you have kids, where is the first place you are going to be drawn to checking? What in your home is more important to protect than your children? If you …

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