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.

Answering the ‘Why’: Part I – Sporting and Self Defense
Jim Doyle — April 17, 2019

The divide on gun policy seems to be getting starker. In one camp, we have gun enthusiasts who grew up… Read More

Gun Stance: Right Hand, Left Eye — Cross-Dominant Shooting Aim
Tom Givens — April 16, 2019

If you teach a large number of students like I do, you will find a surprising percentage who are cross-dominant. Read More

Can You Change Your Dominant Shooting Eye?
Kevin Michalowski — April 15, 2019

I’m trying something that might be crazy. After 25 years of shooting a pistol a certain way, this idea was… Read More

The Top 3 Considerations When Purchasing a Home-Security System
Scott W. Wagner — April 14, 2019

In 1988, a physician in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, installed a new alarm system at his practice. It had an exciting new… Read More

What You Need to Know Before You Carry Concealed
Tom McHale — April 12, 2019

There are some big decisions to ponder before you decide to carry a concealed firearm. Perhaps surprisingly, most of those… Read More

Your 5th Amendment Right to Silence Is Golden
John Caile — April 12, 2019

Every man and woman reading this column has most likely learned the importance of asserting your… Read More

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