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The Most Dangerous Man in the Room

I realize there’s a lot of debate out there about how to appear like a hard target to a would-be assailant, so I wanted to address what I think makes you the most dangerous man in the room when it comes people who want to do harm. Let me start with a story about a man named Tony Lopez.  Tony Lopez was the Spanish teacher in my high school, he coached the girl’s soccer team, and when you looked at …

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Howard Leight Ear Pro: The Best Everyday Shooting Range Ear Protection

If you’ve been through as many ear protection options as we have, both in the field and on the training range, I know you’ll appreciate some thoughts on which options we’ve found to offer the most reliability and versatility for the money.  These would be the tried and true WPS-tested workhorses–the Howard Leight Ear Pro. This will be your absolute best bang for the buck if you’re looking for a durable everyday pair that you can wear to the range …

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WPS Fox Folder Review

If you’re looking for the perfect 2021 Father’s Day folding blade, you could do much worse than the Italian handcrafted, American hand-tested, WPS Fox Folder.  Created in small batches by Fox Italy, Italy’s oldest knifemaker and one of our favorite bladesmith partners, the WPS Fox Folder is a high-performance tactical tool that can also rest easy in the pocket for convenient carry and (relatively) quick deployment.  With a G10 handle and N690Co ceramic-coated High Carbon Stainless Steel blade, the Fox …

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Principled Aggression with Dom Raso

Former SEAL Team Six operator Dom Raso knows the real-world application of the defense techniques he teaches others through Dynamis Alliance. His company trains and equips individuals in battle-tested skills that can help defend against real-world threats to you and those you love.  Our friend Clint Emerson, New York Times best-selling author of 100 Deadly Skills and Escape the Wolf, met with Dom to learn how we can train ourselves to make his techniques a natural response against attackers. Dom …

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WPS Supreme Appendix EDC Belt

The Supreme Appendix Belt by Nexbelt couples a rugged ratcheting buckle design with a heavy-duty strap to make one of the most reliable EDC belts on the market. Nexbelt didn’t cut any corners with this design. The ratcheting buckle makes it easy to quickly and discretely make adjustments while transitioning between seated and standing positions. While pin buckles offer only 1” adjustment increments, Nexbelt’s PreciseFit allows for ¼” adjustments. That means whether you’re adjusting for a holster or the 3-course meal …

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WPS Ankle Med Kit – How to Save a Life

Lieutenant J.D. was on duty when he and his crew were dispatched to a penetrating trauma call. Someone was on a stabbing rampage. J.D. and his team from the Porter Fire Department were sent to one of two locations where victims with multiple stab wounds were found. The rescue company had been assigned to the other location. As soon as J.D. arrived and assessed the situation, he realized one of the three victims had a life-threatening injury to her back, …

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The WPS Tactical Pen – Mightier than the Sword

If you carry a gun, you do so for a good reason. But we all know that there are, unfortunately, no shortage of places that we aren’t legally allowed to carry firearms. So what do you do when your right to protect yourself is compromised? A tactical pen is a portable, reliable, and multi-functional solution to this problem. That said, we only thought it right to offer a WPS-approved solution to the problem. Whether you need a glass-breaker in a …

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Esstac Mag Pouches – One Up Your War Belt

Esstac mag pouches combine the benefits of a nylon mag holder and a Kydex mag holder into one. The result is a best-of-both-worlds hybrid that has the rigid retention of Kydex and the flexibility of nylon. These pouches allow enough of the magazine to extend beyond the pouch to give you easy access with every reload. Mount them on war belts, plate carriers, ranger racks/chest rigs, and more in seconds. A universally indisputable truth: the less distance between you and …

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WPS Titan EDC Belt by Nexbelt

The Titan Gun Belt by Nexbelt combines a heavy duty ratcheting buckle design with durable strap materials to make one of the most reliable EDC belts on the market. Nexbelt didn’t cut any corners with this design. The ratcheting buckle makes it easy to quickly and discretely make adjustments while transitioning between seated and standing positions. While pin buckles offer only 1” adjustment increments, Nexbelt’s PreciseFit allows for ¼” adjustments. Whether you are adjusting for a holster or the 3-course …

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Mrs. Poet’s Everyday Carry | Women’s Everyday Carry

EDC for Dangerous Women Please understand that I’m no ninja; I’m simply a mom who is interested in self-defense and women’s everyday carry (EDC). My everyday carry always consists first and foremost, of kid snacks and action figure toys. Yet, I’m serious about keeping my kids and myself safe. So the topic of women’s everyday carry means the first step moving past simply being a mom and on to being a protector. I realize that my husband nor law enforcement …

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