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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.

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

Personal Safety in and Around Vehicles … and Conspiracy Theories?

Beth Alcazar —August 6, 2019

Not too long ago, I wrote a blog post about’s DVD and digital video course… Read More

Home Invasion: How Does ‘Stand Your Ground’ or Castle Doctrine Apply?

USCCA —August 4, 2019

If someone kicks in the door of your home and tries to enter, are you allowed to shoot? Concealed Carry… Read More

A Crazy Day at the Park: Should I Shoot?

Kevin Michalowski —August 1, 2019

There is one thing you can count on in the Midwest in August: humidity. In an effort to beat the… Read More