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.

4 Holiday Home Security Tips

Scott W. Wagner — December 12, 2019

It’s that time of year again. For the law-abiding among us, “that time of year” means Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations,… Read More

Protecting Your Family While Shopping

Beth Alcazar — December 10, 2019

It’s one thing to remember to use good situational awareness and make wise decisions about safety when you are out… Read More

Good Time for a Bad Decision: Recovering Family Members in a Home Invasion

Schuyler P. Robertson — December 4, 2019

If their residences are invaded, some gun owners plan to arm themselves and conduct a movement to contact and confront… Read More

Black Friday Dangers: Are You Ready?

Kevin Michalowski — November 21, 2019

If someone you know and love is getting up at 5 a.m. to hit all the best Black Friday sales,… Read More

Faced With a Vicious Dog: Should You Shoot?

Kevin Michalowski — November 7, 2019

You’ve decided to take your toddler on a trip to the local park. The hiking trail provides a nearly half-mile… Read More

Dynamic Training: On the Spot

George Harris — November 6, 2019

After a student has achieved technical proficiency to the point of not needing to consciously think through target engagement, the… Read More