One Body One Piece

One Body One Piece

Your body responds to the way you think, feel and act. This is the MIND-BODY CONNECTION. When you are stressed, anxious or upset, your body tries to tell you that something isn’t right. There is nothing more important for your personal safety and protection then to be physically and mentally focused and prepared for anything.

The Operators Guide to Better Leadership

The Operators Guide to Better Leadership

During my years in Special Operations and special units, working in small teams, I have seen a pattern that seems to repeat itself. There were always bad teams and good teams, and of course everyone wanted to be on a good team. But what are the key differences between the two?

Simply Britts - Women & Safety

Simply Britts - Women & Safety

STS strives to keep a innovative approach on working with our community, training and protection. Brittany Paus, is an active duty airforce recruiter. As a single mother, she is someone who puts a high priority on personal safety, physical strength and situational awareness. We have been happy to work with her to enchance her skills and training.

Nick Offerman's 10 Tips for a Prosperous Life

Nick Offerman's 10 Tips for a Prosperous Life

Nick Offerman brings his low-key, laugh-out-loud wisdom to New York’s Town Hall Theater in his latest comedy special. Delivering his 10 Tips for a Prosperous Life, Offerman holds forth on such topics as red meat, sexual generosity, and the uses of a handkerchief -- as well as sings a few original tunes. And no matter how hilariously blunt or profane he may be, Offerman always minds his manners...mostly. After all, he’s here to help you.

Glock 43: A Single Stack 9mm Pistol At Last

Glock 43: A Single Stack 9mm Pistol At Last

As you’ve no doubt heard over the last couple of days, the long awaited Glock single stack pistol is here. It’s marginally larger than the .380 Glock 42 (sorry, 42 holsters will not fit a 43) with 6 +1 magazine capacity (at least until someone makes an add-on to increase that) and is imminently suitable for concealed carry.

SURVIVAL AND TACTICAL SYSTEMS (STS) TACTICAL CARBINE COURSE

SURVIVAL AND TACTICAL SYSTEMS (STS) TACTICAL CARBINE COURSE

I’m always up for a chance to train. At the end of November the gents from Survival and Tactical Systems headed back to Austin, TX and I was fortunate enough to have been invited back to take part in a two-day tactical carbine course.

Salient Arms International Tier 1 AR15 Review

Salient Arms International Tier 1 AR15 Review

Recently I had the pleasure of taking to the range one of the latest and greatest AR platform rifles on the market. “Here we go, another article on another AR-15.”, is probably what some of you are thinking.

"I'll only be out for a minute" Part 2

"I'll only be out for a minute" Part 2

As I pulled up to my house I realized my dog was outside and my door was open. I didn’t think too much of it at first I just thought I didn’t shut the door well enough and it came open. As I walked to my front door I was on alert thinking something might not be right. As I turned to the door two men stood in my doorway one holding the Glock 19 I just left in my house on my table that I decided I didn’t need. 

Travis County Strength: On The Other Side

Travis County Strength: On The Other Side

It's easy for us as humans to avoid the things that put us out of our comfort zone. In fact, you have to appreciate this safety mechanism that has allowed you to continue walking this earth for as long as you have.

Survival and Tactical Systems (STS) Tactical Pistol Course

Survival and Tactical Systems (STS) Tactical Pistol Course

When I was approached by my friend PH001, the president of Pipe Hitters Union about attending and conducting a review of a tactical pistol course for publication by MOTUS, I saw it as another training opportunity. My next question was naturally, “Who is running the course?” and I was informed that it was a company called Survival and Tactical Systems (STS). STS was going to be in Austin, Texas running a two-day Tactical Pistol course. After a short phone conversation with the CEO of STS, I got the impression that the course would be well worth my time.

Gun advocates credit new concealed carry laws for sharp drop in Chicago murder rate

Gun advocates credit new concealed carry laws for sharp drop in Chicago murder rate

Chicago police are reporting that the murder rate for the first quarter of the year is the lowest it’s been in more than 50 years, which gun advocates are attributing to a concealed carry law passed in Illinois last year.