Episode 162 with Tony Simon

Practice so you know how much time you need to present your firearm and how much time you need to shoot accurately. That way you’ll recognize when you have an opportunity to save your life.

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  • Episode 162 with Tony Simon

    Practice so you know how much time you need to present your firearm and how much time you need to shoot accurately. That way you’ll recognize when you have an opportunity to save your life.

  • Episode 161 with Andee Reardon O’Brion

    If I saw a robbery in process, I would get to a safe area and be a good witness. If the robber started to approach me and they pointed guns at me, I would quickly look for cover. It’s a lot harder to shoot someone behind a dumpster or wall.

  • Episode 160 with Jeff Street

    We trust people we think we know, and sometimes we’re wrong. I’m glad our victim was armed. He waited his turn rather than drawing a firearm as soon as he saw that he was being robbed. He defended himself as he ran. Running makes you a harder target and it also gets you out of trouble.

  • Episode 159 with Elizabeth Hautman

    See problems before they happen. Avoid them if you can.. and prepare for them, both at home and at work. Once we've done that, then we can add a firearm as another layer of defense.

  • Episode 158 with David Cole

    An ATM at night is a watering hole for urban predators. They wait there until their next victim comes along. Here is a better idea if you need cash late at night. Go to the grocery store instead.

  • Episode 157 with Amanda Suffecool

    Think about it - she needed her defensive tools where she could use them immediately. She didn’t have time to wait for the police, or to get her gun from the trunk of the car, or from a purse or backpack in the back seat. 

  • Episode 156 with Ben Branam

    We're at greater risk outside the home than inside. We’re at greater risk at night than during the day. The most dangerous thing you do is walk across the parking lot from the grocery store back to your car late at night.

  • Episode 155 with Robyn Street

    Rob- Introduction- I’m glad you found us and welcome to episode 155 of Self-Defense Gun Stories. This podcast is for people who are curious about self-defense, and for those who […]

  • Episode 154 with Tony Simon

    Be professional with the police. Don’t say a lot, but do say this. Point out the bad guy, articulate why he was a deadly threat and reiterate that you had to stop him from killing or seriously wounding you.

  • Episode 153 with Tiffany Johnson

    This story breaks my heart. Four young criminals attacked a family in their home. What should we do?