Noah Graves Melaro

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Own Your Ground: SA, proxemics and personal security

Own your ground. Stay safe, remain dangerous! Be polite and respectful to those you meet but have a plan to kill or evade every one of them. Today …

U.S. Army

BASIC TACTICS: CORNERING

<b>Here at Guns&Tactics, we tend to focus more on the Guns and not so much on the Tactics. Our partners over at SpotterUp.com recently published a quick</b> …

Marketing

5 Body Language Signs That Reveal If A Person Is Dangerous

Situational awareness is an important tool in your survival arsenal. Most of the time, simply <i>seeing</i> the danger that lies ahead can give you a leg up …

How To Conduct Patrol-Level Interviews

Patrol officers deal with interviews and interrogations in a way that's unique among law enforcement first responders. These officers share one thing …

understanding accuracy vs precision breach bang clear language lesson

<b>Language Lessons Twofer: Accuracy & Precision</b><p><i>Breach-Bang-Clear Staff – this article was originally published on Thursday, March 9th, 2017</i><p>Today we’re …

Lessons From the Roman Art of War | The Art of Manliness

Sometime in the late 4th or early 5th century, as the late Roman Empire stumbled along in the twilight of its power, an author of whom almost nothing …

Countering Snipers

Written by Orlando Wilson on The Prepper Journal.Understanding a little about snipers and methods used in countering snipers is an essential part of …

Self Defense

A Manly Voice: How to Develop an Attractive Masculine Voice | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever listened to a recording of your voice and cringed?<p>Perhaps you were surprised about how nasally or high-pitched it was, or how hard you …

Carry the Fire - Lessons from Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road' | The Art of Manliness

<i>We’re going to be okay, arent we Papa?</i> <i></i><p><i>Yes. We are.</i><p><i>And nothing bad is going to happen to us.</i><p><i>That’s right. Because we’re carrying the fire.</i><p><i>Yes. Because</i> …

Field-Expedient Tricks for Estimating the Height and Width of Objects | The Art of Manliness

When you’re out in the field navigating the land or doing any number of outdoor chores and tasks, you may for a variety of reasons need to measure …

Graphics

How to Spot a Concealed Handgun | The Art of Manliness

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> <b>100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition — The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Surviving in the Wild and Being Prepared for Any</b> …

Morphing Karambit Floors Tactical Knife Fans

Joe Caswell stunned the knife world this week when he posted a short video of his morphing karambit prototype on social media. Caswell has won …

Knives

A Primer on Plato: His Life, Works, and Philosophy | The Art of Manliness

<b>If you’d prefer this longform article in the form of a downloadable ebook, a FREE PDF is available for immediate access — just subscribe to our email</b> …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

White Death: The Deadliest Sniper

The most lethal sniper ever to practice that art is someone of whom you have never heard, has a name you probably cannot pronounce correctly, fought …

Story behind first US combat death in Afghanistan finally revealed

Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Ross Chapman was the first member of the military killed by enemy fire during the Afghanistan war, but many details his mission had never been revealed – until now.<p>Working as a communication specialist for a CIA paramilitary team, Chapman was gunned down when his convoy was …

Afghanistan

22 of the Best Single Sentences on Writing

<i>If good writing is succinct and concise, then shouldn't the same be true of writing advice?</i><b>Column</b> by <b>Christopher Shultz</b>There have been entire articles …

Creative Writing

WWII Lessons in Love, Heroism, & Sacrifice | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This article first appeared at www.marcusbrotherton.com.</i><p>As a prisoner of the Imperial Japanese Army in the jungles of Thailand during …

The 7 Key Mindset Changes for Shifting from Passive Idleness to Active Readiness | The Art of Manliness

“Very many factors go to the building of sound morale…but one of the greatest is that men be fully employed at useful and interesting work. Idleness …

The Front Sight Lie

Great instructors in any field understand that effective training begins with laying a solid foundation and then building upon that foundation step …

Best Books About Manhood and Masculinity | The Art of Manliness

In every time period, and all across the world, men have been very interested in the question of what it means to be a man. Some of their answers …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

How to Practice Drills with Your Handgun

Training and drills are the key to being fast in a tense situation. The training of individual movements makes you fast and consistent, and the …

Self Defense

Understanding Military Strategy and the Four Levels of War

When "strategy" gets thrown around by politicians and the media, you can bet it's being misused.<p>In my sustained effort to help others understand the news, there is one important area that really must be addressed, both because this is an election period and because some of these words are so widely …

War

Podcast: Victimhood Culture and Microagressions | The Art of Manliness

In the last few years we’ve seen an interesting phenomenon, especially on college campuses, where people will take verbal slights or even just social …

Quit Porn For Good | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: You can get the entire porn series in a book. Buy now.</i><p>It’s been interesting to watch this series unfold this week. Though I knew it …

How to Hold Your Breath Longer | The Art of Manliness

Thousands of years before SCUBA or even rudimentary mechanical diving apparatuses, human beings plumbed the ocean’s depths with nothing but …

Scuba Diving

A Primer of the Philosophy of Nietzsche | The Art of Manliness

Friedrich Nietzsche introduced several ideas into Western philosophy that have had a huge influence on the culture of the 20th and 21st centuries. …

Friedrich Nietzsche Bio and Philosophical Style | The Art of Manliness

<i>“What does not kill me makes me stronger.”</i><p><i>“Eternal recurrence.”</i><p><i>“</i><i>Übermensch.”</i><p><i>“God is dead.”</i><p>Even if you don’t know much about philosophy, you’ve likely …

Friedrich Nietzsche

The Art of Worldly Wisdom: Maxims of Baltasar Gracián | The Art of Manliness

Back when I was in high school, a mentor of mine gave me a copy of a small book that I’ve read and re-read several times over the years. <i>The</i> <i>Art of</i> …