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.

“Sloth”: One of the “Seven Deadly Sins”

Whatever we do in life requires effort. The slothful person is unwilling to do what is necessary because of… Read More >

Man Shot While Burglarizing Home

VICTORVILLE, California — A man who died of a gunshot wound after being dumped at a medical clinic Thursday had… Read More >

CCM is a Definite Keeper

Dear Editor, Let me say, your magazine is one of 14 subscriptions that I receive. Obviously, I like to read… Read More >

Randy Cain’s Tactical Handgun 101: Everything You Need

Randy Cain demonstrates a malfunction clearance drill. Three days. Can you learn the basic combat skills that you need… Read More >

Stand & Fight or Shoot & Move

Everything taught for self-defense should be tested via force-on-force drills. Simply because it worked for someone in one gunfight,… Read More >

Tricon’s Combative Pistol 1: An Intensive Immersion in the Fundamentals

Shooting on the move. So there we were, inside a small room. I was armed with a knife, my… Read More >

The First Concealed and Carried: the Philadelphia Derringer

With the end of the Civil War, the demand for military weapons decreased and the Derringer was developed. Read More >

Situational Awareness vs. Situational Understanding: Knowing What You Are Dealing With

It took me a few years of planning military operations, practicing clinical psychology, and being involved with military intelligence… Read More >

Trigger Guard-Type Devices

Dear Editor, I have a Glock 21. I have seen these trigger guard-type devices made specifically for the Glock and… Read More >

Accuracy in Self-Defense: Evaluating Handguns – USCCA

“Learn why accuracy is not as relevant to your personal defense weapon as you may think.” Read More >

Hank Goettelman

I initially looked into police work, but the Postal Service was paying better. I spent 32 years as a… Read More >

An Opportunity to Hear From Like-Minded People

Dear Editor, I continue to enjoy and look forward to each issue of your magazine. There are many helpful articles… Read More >

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