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.

The Statistically Perfect Gunfight
The Statistically Perfect Gunfight
Kevin Michalowski — February 25, 2019

Into the Fray, Episode 259: The Statistically Perfect Gunfight — This dash-cam video is evidence for how we should all be training for a gunfight. This is the statistically perfect gunfight. FBI stats say the average gunfight includes three rounds fired over three seconds from a distance of 3 yards.…

Brad’s Story: USCCA Member Uses Pepper Spray to Deter Violent Attacker
Brad’s Story: USCCA Member Uses Pepper Spray to Deter Violent Attacker
USCCA — February 24, 2019

Brad didn’t want to take a life unnecessarily. So, he did the only thing he could do: grabbed his pepper spray, aimed and sprayed his attacker.

Why the USCCA?
Why the USCCA?
Tom Grieve — February 23, 2019

Why the USCCA? The USCCA provides the options, the quality and the quantity to get the job done. Don’t shop solely by price.

What to Say to 911 After a Self-Defense Incident
What to Say to 911 After a Self-Defense Incident
USCCA — February 23, 2019

Attorney Tom Grieve answers this frequently asked question: “What am I supposed to say to 911 if I’m ever involved in a self-defense incident with my gun?”

How to Improve Your Natural Point of Aim
How to Improve Your Natural Point of Aim
USCCA — February 19, 2019

Looking for a cheap, easy drill you can do at home? Follow Mike and Steve through these simple steps to find and improve your natural point of aim and end up on target faster.

Bullets Toward the Belt Buckle
Bullets Toward the Belt Buckle
Kevin Michalowski — February 18, 2019

It’s a good idea to carry spare ammo. Personally, I always carry spare ammo with the bullets facing my belt buckle. Then I train my reloads.