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.

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.

An Ounce of Prevention...
An Ounce of Prevention...
John Caile — February 14, 2019

Regular readers know how often we at the USCCA stress the age-old truth that avoiding a bad situation is always preferable to dealing with the consequences of one. I spend a generous amount of time in my carry classes underscoring how important it is to adopt a prevention mindset.

Security Theater: At Least You Think You’re Safe
Security Theater: At Least You Think You’re Safe
Alan Korwin — February 13, 2019

Have you ever wondered if those stern-looking security features currently littering the American landscape really make you safer?