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.

Three Targets and a Tourniquet

One of the reasons I really love using Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) training gear is that you can set up… Read More >

Remember to Breathe

Inhale. Exhale. Repeat. We don’t even have to think about it. In fact, most of us don’t ever think about… Read More >

Working from the Holster: Essentials of Handgun Handling While Carrying on Your Person

IN THE PREVIOUS ISSUE, we discussed the essentials of handling a pistol or revolver for purposes of personal protection: how… Read More >

Safety Rules in a Gunfight?

The universal firearms safety rules apply even during a gunfight, but they can be difficult to implement under the high… Read More >

The Harley Tee and Cut-Offs?

What to wear when talking to the media: the blue, button-down Oxford or my favorite Harley tee? Of course, that… Read More >

In Any Light: Body-Position Shooting

During a class a few years ago, the subject of firing at night came up. It was not an advanced… Read More >

Choose Your Shots and Your Words Wisely

A recent episode of Into the Fray prompted one viewer to comment about how he would fire all his rounds… Read More >

WHEN to Shoot Is Just as Important as HOW to Shoot

On Monday morning, I heard the sound of distant gunfire. The local range is precisely one mile from my front… Read More >

Thoughts on Being a Villain and a Victim

I recently had the opportunity to assist Donna Anthony of Point Blank Firearms & Self-Defense Training and Becky Bowen of… Read More >

Blinded by the Light: Muzzle Flash and Your Eyes

Imagine your spouse, who will deliver a new baby in a matter of weeks, shakes you. “I need some chocolate… Read More >

Pay Attention and Always Be Armed

Let’s take a look at what can happen if you are oblivious to the world around you. In this video… Read More >

Bang for Your Buck

I own a lot of guns. Many of you do too. We own them not just for personal protection, but… Read More >

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