Photo Credit: MSN In this post, I’ll explain what “universal” background checks and red flag laws are exactly (aside from what the media and politicians say), while answering the question as to whether they work to prevent crime.
Tag Archives: Self-Defense
How to Solve the Active Shooter Problem
In this post, I’ll be discussing what an active shooter incident is and then provide some of my solutions to countering the issue so that these horrific incidents can be minimized.
Op-Ed: The Self-Defense Styles That Are The Most Beneficial
If your interest is competition, this post isn’t for you as its focus will be around defending yourself and others from a hand-to-hand combat perspective (even though some of the martial arts styles listed can fall under the competition aspect).
How to Stay Safe in Public
While I could spend majority of the time explaining how to use self-defense (I do strongly recommend training in both firearms and martial arts/unarmed combat), I’m going to focus more on situational awareness instead. The reason being that, by being aware of our surroundings, we can avoid potential unnecessary situations.
What Does Our Brand Stand For?
Along with our values and mission, as a brand, what does Brooks Defense Consultations stand for?
I Support National Reciprocity, But…
Photo Credit: Mother Jones In this post, I’ll be covering what national reciprocity entails and my opinion as to whether it’ll happen or not (in my lifetime at least).
I Want to Teach My Child Firearm Safety. When and How Should I Do So?
Photo Credit: USA Carry While I don’t have children of my own, I do have several nieces and nephews that range in a variety of ages – from 1 year to 25 years – and have co-taught in youth martial arts classes in the past. In this post, I’m going to provide tips that’ll assistContinue reading “I Want to Teach My Child Firearm Safety. When and How Should I Do So?”
What Should I Look for When Choosing an Instructor?
Photo Credit: USCCA In this post, I’ll be covering some key points that you should look for when choosing an instructor, whether it’s for a firearms or a martial arts class.
What’s the Process of Purchasing a Firearm?
Photo Credit: Liberty Safe In this post, as someone that also sells firearms for a Lansing-based FFL, I’ll be explaining the process of purchasing a firearm as it pertains to Michigan and federal laws. It’s your responsibility, however, to research your state laws (USCCA; NRA) as they do vary from state to state for theContinue reading “What’s the Process of Purchasing a Firearm?”
Red Dots vs. Laser Sights: Which Is Better?
Photo Credit: Optics Mag In this post, I’ll be explaining some of the pros and cons between red dot and laser sights (they’re not the same) from the perspective of someone that works in the firearms industry along with having a background in self-defense and security contracting.