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.

It’s Just a Car! Should I Shoot?
Kevin Michalowski — June 6, 2019

Here’s the scenario: Just before 9 p.m. on a hot July evening, you pull into the gas station to fill… Read More

Why Carry a Concealed Weapon?
USCCA — June 4, 2019

An excerpt from the USCCA’s Concealed Carry Guide. In a world that seems to get more dangerous every day, a… Read More

Searching for a New Home? Think About Home Security
Scott W. Wagner — June 2, 2019

No home can be made completely burglar-proof. If someone is willing to risk his or her life and liberty, he… Read More

The Never-Ending Struggle
Rick Sapp — May 31, 2019

I decided to read the 100 greatest books ever written. What was I thinking? Willa Cather’s Death Comes for the… Read More

When Can I (Legally) Draw My Gun?
John Caile — May 31, 2019

One of the most critical decisions those of us who carry firearms will ever make is when to draw our… Read More

Three Steps to Survive an Active-Shooter Attack
Dave Young — May 28, 2019

The following is an excerpt from Three Steps to Survive an Active-Shooter Attack by Dave Young. When seconds count… Read More

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