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.

How Many Times Should You Shoot?

Do you remember the rule? How many times should you shoot an aggressor? One shot? Double tap? Mozambique Drill? How… Read More >

Worst-Case Scenario

We, most of us in the concealed carry community, quietly think of ourselves as Wyatt Earp or Annie Oakley. It’s… Read More >

What to Do After Your Training

We tell you over and over: Get more training! Training will save your life. Training will help you overcome the… Read More >

Shoot More in Order to Shoot Better

How many rounds of ammo do you have in your house right now? Don’t answer me, because it is none… Read More >

I Resolve…

New Year’s Resolutions have been a tradition for as long as most of us can remember. But let’s face it,… Read More >

Must You Give a Verbal Challenge?

I keep saying this: Self-defense incidents are dynamic and each one is unique. So, if you hear a trainer tell… Read More >

Have a Plan When Things Go Wrong

Very few self-defense incidents play out as we imagine them. The dynamic nature of a fight and the intensity of… Read More >

Old Age and Treachery?

How do you defeat a predator who is bigger, stronger and has the drop on you? Well, first of all,… Read More >

Watch Out … a Girl!

Important men are dropping like flies today from charges of misconduct. As I write this, Matt Lauer (closet lefty) and… Read More >

Remember, Wolves Travel in Packs…

I first heard the quote, “Wolves travel in packs,” many years ago from a member of a gang task force… Read More >

Teaching the Essentials of Marksmanship: The Hardest Simple Thing You Will Ever Do

“Marksmanship” can be defined simply as skill at shooting. An accomplished marksman is a person who can hit a defined… Read More >

Strike, Move and Shoot

Do not expect a self-defense incident to be something akin to the gunfight at the OK Corral. Criminals are predators… Read More >

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