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.

Preventive Medicine … the Legal Kind

After an individual survives a violent physical confrontation in which he or she threatened or used lethal force, that individual… Read More >

Knives: For Fighting or for Opening Mail?

I once had dinner with a man who had just bought a knife company. He bought the company because, he… Read More >

Make It Work: Teaching Improvised Positions

Prior to a student shooting from any position other than standing very still, that student should be proficient with the… Read More >

More to Carry? This Is Important…

The list of things you “should” be carrying every day just keeps getting longer. Of course we want you to… Read More >

Consistency Is Crucial

Consistency is the foundation of any skill and absolutely vital when it comes to carrying a firearm for personal protection. Read More >

Critical Thinking About Defensive Shooting

Being involved in recreational and defensive shooting and training for the past 53 years has allowed me to see a… Read More >

Concealed Carry in the Restroom!

Using the restroom while carrying a concealed firearm should not be a problem. But lots of people are asking what… Read More >

Want to Be a Better Shooter? Grip Strength Really Helps

Do you want to be a better shooter? Of course you do. We all want to be better shooters. Well,… Read More >

Clearing a Home Is Risky Business

Clearing a home. Like probably many of you, I cringe whenever I see this scene depicted in movies or on… Read More >

True Stories — November/December 2018

Tooth and Nail: Utah Man Forced to Shoot Hammer-Wielding Uncle A Pleasant Grove man was at his father’s house when… Read More >

Thanks for Watching!

This is the 250th weekly episode of Into the Fray. No training tips. No witty banter. This is just me… Read More >

+P or Not +P … That Is the Question!

My apologies to Mr. Shakespeare for altering one of his more famous quotes. But seriously, I seldom have a firearms… Read More >