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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.

48 Hours: What REALLY Happens After a Self-Defense Shooting

Robert H. Carp —March 18, 2015

We all know real life isn’t like the movies. The stakes are higher, and the consequences much more severe. Do… Read More

Welcome to the USCCA

Tim Schmidt —October 1, 2014

Dear Fellow Responsibly Armed American, On behalf of everyone here at the USCCA, I’m absolutely honored to have you as… Read More

Finding Cover: What Stops Bullets?

USCCA Editor —July 26, 2012

Several years ago, I worked for a large scientific organization that was right down the road from the local gun… Read More

Finding an Arthritis-Friendly Concealed Carry Handgun

Bruce N. Eimer, Ph.D. —February 1, 2011

The Difficulties of Arthritis If you have arthritis, you know all about pain and stiffness. Likewise, you also know how… Read More

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson Model 60 Pro Series

Caleb Giddings —July 1, 2010

The compact snubnose revolver has been a staple of concealed carry since individuals figured out that a shorter barrel made… Read More

Revolvers Don’t Jam and Other Firearm Myths

Caleb Giddings —May 1, 2010

Let’s Talk About Firearm Myths… If you’ve been around the shooting sports and self-defense community for any length of time,… Read More

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