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.

Choosing a Home-Defense Shotgun
Choosing a Home-Defense Shotgun
Scott W. Wagner — March 10, 2019

Anyone who is serious about defending themselves, their home and their family in these perilous times ought to have — at the least — a home-defense shotgun.

Biggest Mistake After Acting in Self-Defense
Biggest Mistake After Acting in Self-Defense
USCCA — March 9, 2019

In this week's “Ask a Self-Defense Attorney” video, the founder of the largest criminal defense firm in Wisconsin, Tom Grieve, shares with you the biggest mistake that someone can make after a self-defense shooting.

How Lucky Am I? Training at My Desk…
How Lucky Am I? Training at My Desk…
Kevin Michalowski — March 7, 2019

I pick up the pistol, focus on the front sight and “fire” five rounds at the switch on the wall across my office. How luck am I to be training at my desk?

What to Expect Your First Time at an Indoor Range
What to Expect Your First Time at an Indoor Range
Tom McHale — March 6, 2019

Our great nation contains between 16,000 and 18,000 indoor shooting ranges. That means you can easily find an indoor range no matter where you live.

What to Expect Your First Time at an Outdoor Range
What to Expect Your First Time at an Outdoor Range
Tom McHale — March 5, 2019

Everyone I’ve ever taken to an outdoor range loved the adventure. If you’re new to shooting, though, going by yourself can be an intimidating experience.

How to Choose a Home-Defense Gun
How to Choose a Home-Defense Gun
Scott W. Wagner — March 3, 2019

Remember the old adage: “Location, location, location.” Where you live will determine which type of home-defense gun and caliber is apt to work best.