EDC Knife: Smith and Wesson First Response

So the time has come to retire the Kershaw Black Horse. It has been my EDC knife since the 1980’s. It has been reliable, indestructible, and completely and totally badass since day one. But, it is dated, and there are designs that have since come out that are more appealing to me at this stage…

Cold Steel 1917 Frontier Bowie

I have added to the armory (again). I have been looking for a high-end Bowie knife for a while. I own a good budget Bowie but I have never owned one that would be good in a survival situation. The one I have is razor sharp, but it is made of a somewhat thin piece…

Review: Survive a Shooting by Alain Burrese

Before I begin today, I want to first be up-front with everyone. I have known Alain for quite some time via electronic correspondence. Have not yet met face-to-face, but I know from his video instruction, as well as our in-depth conversations, that he really knows his stuff. He is just about as honest and as…

Cobra Kai!

This is the first of my reviews section. I will be reviewing books, martial arts related shows (when they turn up), and various self-defense weapons and products. I have taken a break from some of the heavier topics I have covered lately and even taken a break from the news. Those projects are ongoing but…