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.

What’s in Your “Get Home” Bag?

Bugout bags are all the rage these days, but let’s be honest: You will likely not be running away from… Read More >

Wait! Is This a Good Idea?

As children, most of us were warned to “stop and look both ways” before crossing a street. Simple common sense. Read More >

Active Shooter!

What are you teaching your children about responding when they hear gunshots or a series of loud bangs or screams… Read More >

Beware Sharp Things That Cut!

If you have been reading Concealed Carry Magazine for the past couple issues, you will have noticed stories from Michael… Read More >

Shooting … and the 80/20 Rule

There’s a popular saying in the firearms world that shooting is 80% mental and 20% physical. So is it? Is… Read More >

The Trigger Reset Drill

The Drill: This is a live-fire drill with a low difficulty level that pays huge dividends. We picked this… Read More >

Meet Mike Janich, Learn About Knives…

Because so many of our readers carry knives and because we believe that training is the backbone to any sort… Read More >

If You Are Shot…

Holding a defensive weapon does not ensure that we will win a fight. Even highly trained, motivated men — America’s… Read More >

One-Handed Shooting Stances … and Their New Names?

While teaching a ladies’ class that was focused on one-handed firearms training, I got into an interesting discussion… Read More >

The Target Isolation Drill

The Drill: The focus of this drill is to train your mind to think before you shoot. You will… Read More >

Fight Your Way to Your Gun

Remember, the root word of gunfight is fight, not gun. In a close quarters battle, reaching for your gun might… Read More >

Put a Little Light on the Subject

I’m man enough to admit I’m scared of the dark. Bad things happen in the dark. As a kid growing… Read More >

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