WPS FIELD GUIDE

Why We are the WEAKEST Generation of All Time

There’s a sobering quote by an author named Michael Hopf: “Hard times create strong men. Strong men create good times. Good times create weak men. And, weak men create hard times.”That’s brilliantly said, and startlingly true.The wheels of history are soaked blood red with this reality, because what I think we humans fail to remember is just how hard and often fatal the hard times are. Lots of peo…

Deadly Discipline with Boxer Tony Jeffries

It would be a mistake to talk about fighting and self-defense without addressing the basic skill set of boxers. Tony Jeffries is a world-class professional boxer, an Olympic medalist representing the UK, and now is one of the most popular boxing instructors in the world.  Our friend Clint Emerson, New York Times best-selling author of 100 Deadly Skills and Escape the Wolf, met with To

James Yeager's Ultimate Family GO Bag

The ultimate GO bag is a prepper’s dream, and there are probably as many opinions about these grab-and-go survival kits as there are preppers who dream of them. Recently we visited with James Yeager of Tactical Response to get his take on what goes into the bugout bags he prepares for his family (grandchildren included) and why.  “In a crisis it would be nice to be able to stay at hom

The World Needs Dangerous Men

A fearful world needs more dangerous, capable men. Not less. I have a real gripe. I’m really tired of the war waged on men and masculinity. The world needs masculine men. Dangerous men.   But let me define what I’m talking about when I use the word “dangerous,” because there’s a right kind of dangerous and a wrong kind of dangerous.  Dangerous convicted felon = Bad&n…

Best Appendix Carry Holster & Most Comfortable

Best Appendix Carry Holster There’s absolutely no doubt that the way you carry your firearm has a huge impact on how effectively you can deploy your weapon when it really matters. If speed is what you’re after with your concealed carry draw–and I assume it is–then appendix carry is hands-down your best option. Of course, drawing from appendix (or ankle/3 o’clock/4 o’clock) can be dangerous. Th…

Howard Leight Ear Pro: The Best Everyday Shooting Range Ear Protection

If you’ve been through as many ear protection options as we have, both in the field and on the training range, I know you’ll appreciate some thoughts on which options we’ve found to offer the most reliability and versatility for the money.  These would be the tried and true WPS-tested workhorses–the Howard Leight Ear Pro. This will be your absolute best bang for the buck if you’re

The Violence of Krav Maga with Marcus Torgerson

In the world of martial arts there’s a lot to choose from and it’s all about picking what works best for you. For Marcus Torgerson, the Israeli military’s Krav Maga system provides the exact down and dirty techniques necessary to defend and escape in a dangerous situation.   Our friend Clint Emerson, New York Times best-selling author of 100 Deadly Skills and Escape the Wolf, met

Principled Aggression with Dom Raso

Former SEAL Team Six operator Dom Raso knows the real-world application of the defense techniques he teaches others through Dynamis Alliance. His company trains and equips individuals in battle-tested skills that can help defend against real-world threats to you and those you love. Our friend Clint Emerson, New York Times best-selling author of 100 Deadly Skills and Escape the Wolf, met with …

Arex Delta M Gen 2 Pistol Review

I realize that with the shortage of guns, reviewing a new gun is a bit like dangling a juicy steak in front of a starving man. But one day, lying in your beds, many days from now, you’ll realize that guns are back in stock, that the Corona funk is gone and that you should probably go re-watch Braveheart as soon as possible. In the meantime, here are my thoughts on the Arex Delta M Gen 2 pi

The Tyranny Test – Are We Still Free?

Today I want to lay out a very simple test I’m calling The Tyranny Test. It’s a timeless test that worked 100 years ago, it’ll work 100 years from now, and it’ll work today because it’s based on our basic rights as humans. The founders of our country understood these basic human rights as the foundation for freedom and for a nation of free people, and they wrote the First and Second Amendment…

Simple But Deadly with Rich Graham

Rich Graham is a former Navy SEAL who developed a defense system after years as a Muay Thai boxer and then as an operator on the SEAL teams. These are battlefield-tested tactics that are effective for self-defense and devastating to adversaries, no matter what weapon you have–knife, pistol, rifle, or bare hands.  Our friend Clint Emerson, New York Times best-selling author of 100 Dead