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25 Man Secrets That All Men Should Be Aware Of. Knowing These Will Save You a Lot Of Trouble | Pinterest | Advice

25 Man Secrets That All Men Should Be Aware Of. Knowing These Will Save You a Lot Of Trouble | Pinterest | Advice

Cop shares gunfight lessons from ISIS-inspired 'Draw the Prophet' terrorist attack

Garland, Texas, Police Officer Greg Stevens had just resumed his post at the west entrance to the Curtis Culwell Center when a car pulled to an …

Seven Habits Of Highly Dangerous People

Habits which make you more effective in the pursuit of your security and the security and safety of your loved ones.Habits — we all have them. But …

Self Defense

Is Your Handgun a Combat Gun or Target Gun?

Marksmanship can make up for power, but the reverse is seldom true. In a gunfight, shot placement is everything. Unfortunately, when choosing a …

Old Skills Revived: How To Tan A Deer Hide

You’ve shot the deer, or maybe you’ve butchered a cow or one of the rabbits that you’ve raised. You’ve field dressed it and butchered it, but you …

Tanning

The Dying Breed of Real Men

I once thought I was strong because I could bench press 365 lbs. and felt like the Hulk after a little workout. I once thought I was strong because …

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

WWII Wisdom on the Qualities and Responsibilities of a True Leader | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from FM 22-5, an Army field manual on leadership published in 1946. Its contents were formulated during</i> …

Self Control

“Hey, what do you do when someone approaches your car?”

Girlfriend: “Hey, what do you do when you’re at a stoplight and someone approaches your car?”<p>Me: (<i>sigh</i>, <i>preparing to enter lecture mode)</i> “What …

Stupid Internet Gun Stuff - Press Checks

Guns

Improving ‘The Most Important Shot’

I don’t think it’s any real revelation to say that the most important skill in defensive shooting is the first shot from the holster. Every story you …

What is Situational Awareness?

The term “situational awareness” comes up frequently in the world of self-defense and shooting. It’s often regarded as the ultimate trump card of …

Self Defense

Discoveries of an Anti-Gunner: My Conversion to the Other Side

In 1651, Thomas Hobbes wrote that free people consent to give up their individual rights in order to establish a political community, i.e., civil …

Emotional Riptide after using Deadly Force

I was involved in my first shooting on March 11th, 2006. I was working night shift as a Uniform Shift Sergeant, a position I had been in for about a …

5 Powerful Masculine Quotes By David Deida

Jon Anthony<p>Jon Anthony is a world renowned dating coach and the founder of Masculine Development, a website specifically dedicated to helping men …

MultiBrief: Recoil management for fast double taps

I was catching up with Larry Yatch (retired Team 3 SEAL) recently, and we went down the rabbit hole on recoil management for pistols, carbines and …

The Practical Problem of Teaching Self-Defense

Self-defense is unlike anything else humans train for.<p>Unlike engineering or architecture, you can't have any idea of the problem you need to solve. …

Teaching

7 Advantages of Dumbbell Training

1 of 8<p>The Pros of Dumbbell Training<p>Let’s lose the mindset of waving around three-pound dumbbells, shaking your keister to some dance music and …

Biomechanics

Get Pumped! Your Top 25 Workout Songs

Motivation is the key to keeping you primed to keep pushing heavy weight in the gym. And what better motivator is there than music? We asked the …

4 Moves For Bigger Traps

1 of 5<p>Bust out Bigger Traps<p>Building big traps is a necessity for a symmetrically sculpted upper torso, and most guys usually give these muscles …

6 Simple Moves to Build a Bigger Chest

1 of 7<p>Pec-tacular<p>A thick, muscular chest strikes admiration in the hearts of men and garners prolonged, feminine stares at the pool. The bottom line …

Workouts

10 Anatomy Facts Every Bodybuilder Should Know

1 of 11<p>Smarter Training<p>In the gym, you’ll often hear, “This is what works for me so I do this exercise this way.” While that lifter may have seen …

Toughening Up, are you Missing the Point

Shooting enthusiasts are all too ready to discuss the ins and outs of firearm X vs Y, or the efficacy of different types of competition. However most …

Self Defense

5 Types of Friends Every Man Needs | The Art of Manliness

Evolutionary biologist and author Robin Dunbar argues that the average human can sustain about 150 friendships. Now, that term is used quite loosely …

“I’m a Concealed Carrier. Should I Engage an Active Shooter?”

With the spate of mass shooting attacks the last couple years, I’ve had a few people ask my thoughts on responding to a mass shooting as an armed …

Self Defense

21-Day Workout for a Chiseled Upper Body

Stop training legs. Normally we’d never make this suggestion, as it can lead to an embarrassing imbalance between the upper and lower body. But for a …

MultiBrief: Maximizing your performance under stress

If you have a desire to be more prepared or to shoot better, there's a good chance you would love to know how to perform better in extreme stress. It …

What Strengthens and Weakens Our Integrity - Part I: Why Small Choices Count | The Art of Manliness

<i>Integrity</i>. It’s a quality every man worth his salt aspires to. It encompasses many of the best and most admirable traits in a man: honesty, …