BEYOND SYMBOLISM: PROTECTING THE CHILDREN

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There is precedent for arming school personnel in the United States, seen here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/12/14/4486104/texas-school-where-teachers-carry.html As discussed in the blog entry below this one, there is certainly precedent for arming school personnel elsewhere in the world,...

SENIOR CITIZENS SLINGIN’ SIXGUNS

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One of my favorite stops on my teaching tour every year is the Sand Burr Gun Ranch in Rochester, Indiana. The facility is a shooting park with rustic classroom, five ranges, and a gun...

THE ZIMMERMAN VERDICT, PART 1

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Minutes ago as I write this, justice has triumphed in a courtroom in Sanford, Florida. I wish to congratulate six brave, honest, intelligent jurors.  And two fine defense lawyers. And the honest cops and...

GREAT ARVANITIS H2H BOOKS

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H2H – hand to hand defensive skills – is an absolutely vital component to personal safety. Back in the days when I wrote regularly for Black Belt and some of the other martial arts...

SHOT SHOW 2017 PART 4

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The mood was upbeat at this next to last day of the SHOT Show as we awaited the January 20 inauguration of the most pro-gun President since maybe, oh, Theodore Roosevelt. Interesting gun news: it...