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.

Training and Elections

Tim Schmidt — September 1, 2004

I challenge everyone who reads these words to vote in the presidential election. Most people don’t realize the… Read More

Carrying Concealed Starts With One Finger

Ray Baltes — July 1, 2004

(Top) The tendency for many people is to grasp the weapon from the side, which often leads to… Read More

Carma Jackson

Tim Schmidt — July 1, 2004

I have been blessed with six children, five step-children, eight grandchildren and three step-grandchildren I was born into… Read More

Security Or Freedom?

Tim Schmidt — July 1, 2004

We are told that the federal government must keep us secure and protect us from terrorist. I hear… Read More

A Little Too Close to Home

Sten Jackson — July 1, 2004

JACKSON, Tennessee — Butch Thomas dialed 911 when he looked outside and saw two strange men enter his mother’s nearby… Read More

Defense Mode

Sten Jackson — July 1, 2004

ROANOKE, Virginia — A Franklin County man was shot to death and a Martinsville man seriously wounded Sunday night after… Read More