Self-Defense & Home Defense

Be prepared with a variety of concealed carry and firearms tips and tactics that can help keep you and your family safe both inside and outside of your home. Find helpful articles and videos, including the Into the Fray training series, that cover everything from situational awareness and conflict avoidance to cover vs. concealment and the use of force in a critical encounter.

Faced With a Vicious Dog: Should You Shoot?

Kevin Michalowski — November 7, 2019

You’ve decided to take your toddler on a trip to the local park. The hiking trail provides a nearly half-mile… Read More

Dynamic Training: On the Spot

George Harris — November 6, 2019

After a student has achieved technical proficiency to the point of not needing to consciously think through target engagement, the… Read More

Stay Safe for Halloween

Beth Alcazar — October 22, 2019

My kids are getting excited about trick-or-treating for Halloween. And I am busy scouring social media advertisements for school fall… Read More

Did You Defend Yourself? Call 911…

John Caile — October 18, 2019

From the moment you employ your firearm in what you believe to be self-defense, you will face some critical decisions. Read More

Pepper Spray Done Wrong!

Kevin Michalowski — October 14, 2019

Pepper spray or, in this case, bear spray is not always instantly effective! People can fight through it. This surveillance… Read More

Concealed Carry: Where Matters

John Caile — October 11, 2019

There’s an old saying that the best way to survive a gunfight is to never get into it in the… Read More