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.

What Should You Do After Using Deadly Force in Your Home?

Scott W. Wagner — August 25, 2019

If you remember only ONE thing I say in this post, I want it to be this: When we (the… Read More

Justified

Rick Sapp — August 23, 2019

I’m a fan of Justified, the six-season FX series based on the work of deceased Michigan writer Elmore Leonard. The… Read More

Defense at Home: Once Again, Prevention Beats Cure

John Caile — August 23, 2019

The city where I live in North Central Florida is well known for its extremely low crime rate. Even in… Read More

The ‘Yard Gun’

Scott W. Wagner — August 22, 2019

I recently wrote a piece (as part of the Home Defense Weekly Tip series) about staging… Read More

The Four Pillars of Home Defense, Part 1

Tim Schmidt — August 18, 2019

*This is the first in a two-part series about home defense. Click below to get the FREE full-color,… Read More

Birdshot for Home Defense … Really?

Rick Sapp — August 16, 2019

An editor and friend at a former publication continues to recommend birdshot as an effective home-defense… Read More