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Atlas Defense Fall Events

Between fighting veteran suicides and getting Situational Awareness Workshops out to the community, there are several events coming up this fall that you can join.   Situational Awareness Workshop + Lunch | Sept 25th, 12:00PM: Focusing on applying Situational Awareness in large groups and crowds.  There are several unique risks that come with the crowds…

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Atlas Defense in 300 words

  Atlas Defense is a veteran-owned and operated personal protection coaching service that teaches clients how to feel safe wherever they choose to be. We connect to clients on a base level by simply treating people the way they want to be treated. Our services are offered on a Use of Reasonable Force Spectrum (URFS)…

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Personal protection in the vehicle

  We all have our patterns of life.  Wake up, get dressed, holster your EDC for the drive to work and get in the car.  At this point, you have a few choices to make in order to best prepare yourself to defend your life and others’ while in a vehicle.  Frankly, a car is…

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We’re done plinking.

We’re done plinking   bang-plink, bang-plink, bang-plink…. If you’re lucky (shooting steel) that’s all the feedback you’ll hear shooting by yourself on that one hour of free time you have to go to the range.  The instant feedback of seeing or hearing your target is gratifying enough for some gun owners, but most end up…

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M&P Shield 9mm Review

M&P Shield 9mm review   With and without the safety lever, safety is your own responsibility with the Shield. Photo credit: Atlas Defense In the right hands, Smith and Wesson’s M&P Shield 9mm is a top contender for the standard in compact 9mm for everyday carry.  For most, simply shooting the Shield is going to…

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Reps, Resolutions, & Reloads

San Antonio. Sunday, January 15th Josh and I suck at being friends.  We live in different states, specialize in different professions, lead different lifestyles.  However, we do both believe personal development can be accomplished in an alternative format.  Why not discuss these topics in our more natural habitats like the gym or range?  Different, but same…

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Assertive Life Guest Blog

Despite what conclusions many may jump to about a virtually gun-free country, I have always admired our Australian friends.  After working directly with the Australian Federal Police, Army, and various contractors, I knew that there was something about their culture of personal protection that interests me.  I met Jordan Smith here through an online community and…

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Confidence through Competence

Atlas Defense started with some very ambitious goals for our inaugural year.  As I stated before, Atlas Defense is an unconventional personal protection training organization that has quickly grown into our niche over the past 12 months.  I knew that my mission couldn’t be overstated.  I created Atlas Defense to serve the type of people…

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What is your hearing worth? (Part One)

  If you already know that your hearing is worth SoundGear, visit our online store now.  Free shipping & financing options available.  This is also probably one of the few places that we’ll mention the Cyber Monday deal, re-visit the store on November 28th for a special deal!   As a Marine veteran of two sunny…

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