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.

Situational Awareness Is Fundamental
Situational Awareness Is Fundamental
John Caile — February 1, 2019

Take a look at the plethora of police-involved-shooting videos on the internet to see how quickly things can go bad (often with deadly results). You seldom have time to carefully consider your options; you have to act — immediately and decisively. Situational awareness can help. A Matter of Habit…

Shooting With Your Eyes Closed?
Shooting With Your Eyes Closed?
Kevin Michalowski — January 31, 2019

Do you know what I like about George Harris? Everything! He is knowledgeable, articulate and backs up his words with proof. He has forgotten more about guns and firearms training than I will ever know. AND … despite being something like twice my age, he has more drive and energy…

Home Defense With Children
Home Defense With Children
Beth Alcazar — January 29, 2019

There’s no doubt that our personal residences are where we like to relax, get comfortable and try to set aside some of life’s challenges for a little while. Those familiar walls around us hold more than furniture, toys, food and clothing; they hold a lot of moments and memories. We…

Interrupt the OODA Loop
Interrupt the OODA Loop
Kevin Michalowski — January 28, 2019

Can the power of the Holy Spirit protect you during an armed robbery? The woman in this video was surely a believer. When a robber walked in demanding money, she responded, “In the name of Jesus I command you to get out of my store!” then followed it with, “You…

What Will Happen When the Police Arrive?
What Will Happen When the Police Arrive?
Kevin Michalowski — January 24, 2019

If you are involved in a deadly force incident, you can bet the police will eventually be on the scene. That’s because YOU should be the one to call them. If you used your gun in self-defense, even if you didn’t fire it, you should call the…

You Need EDC First-Aid Gear
You Need EDC First-Aid Gear
Kevin Michalowski — January 21, 2019

You are much more likely to use first-aid gear than you are to use your gun. But those of us who carry a gun every day often overlook the need for a good trauma kit. I’m not talking about a “boo-boo kit” with Band-Aids and tweezers for pulling ticks. I’m…