ECQC is perhaps the one course that truly defines the ISG approach to weapons handling. Check our review for why we view it as the “gold standard” in training.
What ECQC is to the individual, Urban Defense is to the community. Check out what we learned from Legendary instructor Paul Howe in his ‘Urban Defense Course’.
A good, durable, and efficient hand held torch is a crucial piece of equipment for the ISG lifestyle. We review the 4Sevens QT2L after years of use.
One of the most versatile pieces of gear, this Tomahawk has done everything from drawning blood to demolishing and contruction. Here are our thoughts.
A good multi-tool bridges the gap between uselessness and the ability to perform small fixes. After years of use, we discuss the Gerber MP400.
A good canvas bag has the classic elements of good looks, rugged construction, and generational durability… but at what cost? Check out our thoughts.
No other item you pack is as important as your water filter. After years of testing, we break the silence on the Katadyne Vario and it’s pros and cons.
Saddleback Leather claims “they’ll fight over it when you’re dead” of their backpack. After breaking a snap, we’re ready to discuss why they may not have to.
After testing the Hill People Gear Umlindi, ISG gives it’s opinion on the bag’s suitability for the ISG mission.
Good boots are a thing of beauty, and these days, disposable. The 1000-mile boot is made to last… but is it competitive with modern hiking boots?