The snub owner without an understanding of the self-defense mindset is like a general anticipating a battle while refusing to establish a battle plan.

For the legally armed citizen, mindset is first about everything you can do to safely avoid a violent assault. If that fails then mindset is about everything you need to know to win an unavoidable assault.

The self-defense mindset is composed of six elements:

Goal

Strategy

Tactics

Skills

Physical Conditioning

Equipment

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