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.

A Gun Changes Everything
Kevin Michalowski — March 28, 2019

Yes, the Second Amendment protects our right to keep and bear arms, but with every right comes tremendous personal responsibility. Read More

What to Expect When Shooting a Shotgun for the First Time
Tom McHale — March 27, 2019

If you’ve never fired a shotgun before, you’re in for a treat. Shotguns might just be the most versatile type… Read More

What to Expect When Shooting a Revolver for the First Time
Tom McHale — March 26, 2019

If we want to get nitty-gritty with terminology, a revolver has chambers that are not integrated with the barrel itself. Read More

The Best Way to Deter Problems at Night
USCCA — March 26, 2019

Not all self-defense incidents happen during the day. In fact, most problems occur at night. A flashlight is one of… Read More

How to Choose a Home-Defense Rifle
Scott W. Wagner — March 24, 2019

Choosing a home-defense rifle is more complex than choosing a home-defense pistol. This is because any… Read More

Just the FAQs: Common Shooting Range Questions
Tom McHale — March 23, 2019

There are more than 21,000 — and counting! — firearms laws on the books across the country. Add to that… Read More

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