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3711 W Farm road 14 Brighton, MO 65617
(417) 742-3435 matt@mattcanovi.com
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Understanding the Predator and Winning Mindset

Understanding the Predator and Winning Mindset

Predators will use kindness, sympathy and compassion against you, if you let them. I saw this in person on a “Walmart” parking lot. A total stranger started walking towards me with his hand out stretched saying, “Can you help me”? Obviously, he wanted me to feel sorry for him, lower my guard, and allow him to get close to me; once I shook his...

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How to Equip Your Safe Room

How to Equip Your Safe Room

Safe rooms are designed as a temporary refuge, where the occupant(s) can wait for the arrival of law enforcement personnel. However, no safe room can stop a determine attacker(s) forever. So, you must equip your safe room with the means to contact law enforcement as well as address other practical safety concerns.

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Machine Guns for Survival

Machine Guns for Survival

TV and movies have created a false belief in the usefulness and effectiveness of machine guns. The media depict heroes and villains alike using machine guns to spray hundreds, if not thousands, of bullets with almost pinpoint accuracy and controllability without ever reloading. This misrepresentation has fueled many questions in regards to...

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Flashlight Mounted Handguns

Flashlight Mounted Handguns

According to the FBI law enforcement shooting statistics, 40% to 50% of all police shootings occur under low light conditions or during dark time hours, so there’s a good chance you might need a flashlight for personal defense. The question is, will just mounting a flashlight on my handgun prepare me for a low light

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Home Defense Shotgun Ammunition

Home Defense Shotgun Ammunition

From a listener of our radio show: “I once saw a show that claimed bird shot wouldn’t go through a 2″ think steak. The steak was meant to simulate the muscle on the human body. Is this true? If so why do you recommend it instead of 00. If the bird shot doesn’t go through

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Castle Doctrine

Castle Doctrine

The 2nd Amendment is the foundation of our right to self-defense. It’s a right to “…keep and bear arms…” for personal defense against criminal activity and an abusive government. There were criminals back in the late 1700’s, when the original amendments to the U.S. Constitutional were created, and our founding fathers realized there would...

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Lasers for Personal Defense

Lasers for Personal Defense

You’re watching a movie, and you see a police officer throw a “flash bang” distraction grenade through a window at one end of a house and simultaneously on the other end of the house a tactical entry team smashes in a door with a “battering ram” and rush in. Each officer’s rifle is up at

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Personal Defense Ammo

Personal Defense Ammo

Effective home defensive ammunition involves a delicate balance between bullet penetration and expansion. If the bullet goes through the attacker or misses its intended target and strikes an interior or exterior wall, the bullet expansion should greatly reduce the changes of effective over penetration through an interior or exterior wall into...

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Tactics to Survive a Carjacking

Tactics to Survive a Carjacking

Recently in the area where I live, we had a tragic incident involving a carjacking. The victim was shot, so we felt the need to discuss some tactics to help survive a carjack. First of all, avoid it. Maintain your situational awareness. If something doesn’t look right, don’t go there. Listen to news casts before

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3711 W Farm road 14
Brighton, MO 65617