It’s a misconception that your gun is your best defense. Yes, a firearm is a fantastic equalizer and the correct way to defend yourself against a life-threatening attack. But what if the situation dictates something a step below deadly force? What if someone is aggressive — minus the deadly intent — and could be dissuaded by other means? How can other skills, such as physical fitness and first-aid training, play a part in facing a catastrophe?
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.usconcealedcarry.com/blog/being-a-defender-beyond-firearms/