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.

Seeing the USA While Legally Armed
Duncan Mackie — June 28, 2019

For many legally armed citizens, traveling with guns is a fact of life. Back in my cop days, traveling with… Read More

“Well, My Buddy’s Dad Was a Cop and He Says…”
John Caile — June 28, 2019

If you’re a gun owner, you’ve probably heard many of the popular urban myths about self-defense. They’re usually… Read More

On The Trail: Bearing Arms in the Bush
George Harris — June 28, 2019

BACKCOUNTRY QUESTION: Our family lives in an area of the country that provides a myriad of year-round outdoor… Read More

Home-Defense FAQs
Scott W. Wagner — June 23, 2019

Home defense doesn’t have to be complicated. To make it easier, here are the answers to some of the most… Read More

On Fear
Rick Sapp — June 21, 2019

I’m a Baby Boomer, no longer in my prime. In my life, I’ve experienced moments of fear — real fear. Read More

Noises in the Living Room! Should I Shoot?
Kevin Michalowski — June 20, 2019

Here’s the scenario: After a quick trip to the spa, you arrive home at about 3:35 p.m. ready to get… Read More

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