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.

Think About What Not to Do

We train how to fight, but how often do you think about what you won’t do during a deadly force… Read More >

Pocket Carry: Is It Right for You?

Two things make concealed carry effective: concealment and access. Your gun needs to be out of sight until you need… Read More >

Shedding Some Pounds

You asked for it. In a recent episode of Into the Fray, I mentioned that I lost some weight. It… Read More >

A Zen Thing…

I checked Google for “tunnel vision.” It offered: defective sight in which objects cannot be properly seen if not close… Read More >

Constitutional Carry and You

Several states now allow constitutional carry, which simply means you can carry a gun without a permit. As the name… Read More >

Good Guy (or Gal) with a Gun

An email came through the system the other day with two pretty interesting questions concerning response to an active shooter… Read More >

Peeing Under Water

Do you remember the first time you peed under water? Probably not, because you were young and either in the… Read More >

The 5-Point Draw Drill

The Drill: This week, Donna Anthony, owner of Point Blank Firearms and Self Defense Training, takes us through a… Read More >

Blaming Victims … the New Norm

Something is terribly wrong with the thought processes of some people in our country. Somehow, somewhere along the lines, something… Read More >

Running and Gunning!

Being active with a concealed firearm sometimes poses a challenge, but the Marathon GunPack from Elite Survival Systems gives you… Read More >

Tips for Self-Defense with a Knife

If you are reading this column, you likely already know that the USCCA Self-Defense SHIELD covers the defensive use of… Read More >

Senior Sense

The changing demographics in America are a reality that affects every aspect of life. On the one hand, so-called millennials… Read More >

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