Women's Self-Defense: Things to Consider

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posted on May 17, 2016
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Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld once famously said, "The message is that...There are known unknowns. That is to say there are things that we now know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don't know we don't know." 

The thought may seem tautological, but it's actually a key insight when you're getting started in the world of armed self-defense. Before you can get started with learning the things you need to know, you need to identify the things you don't know you don't know. In this informative article for women by female Gunsite instructor Il Ling New, you'll learn the right questions to ask. Where do I get training? What kind of training do I need? How should I select a firearm? What mindset should I adopt?

Click here to read the article from our friends at Shooting Illustrated!

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