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.

Gas Station Assault

No matter how much I insist that I will steer clear of popular but time-consuming social media sites such as… Read More >

TASER Pulse: The Ultimate in Civilian Conducted Energy Weapon Defense

The TASER Pulse is the newest addition to TASER’s civilian lineup and is one of two Conducted Energy Weapons (CEW)… Read More >

Dual-Duty Ammo

USCCA members and regular readers likely know the firearms and ammunition combinations that will be effective for self-defense against human… Read More >

Free Training Broadcast: How To Prepare For, Prevent & Stop A Mass Shooter Threat

Don’t miss your free live training. The USCCA is hosting a Live Training Broadcast on Monday, November 12th, 2018… Read More >

Fitting Room: Zero in on the Right Gun

THE MAJORITY OF FIREARMS TRAINERS and educators do not supply firearms for their students to use. They have to work… Read More >

Real Gunfights Aren’t Pretty

When you imagine a gunfight, what do you think of? Nothing about this brief battle plays out according to the… Read More >

Shoplifting Our Rights

The UN World Population Prospects says 7,452 people die every day in the U.S. — one every 12 seconds. This… Read More >

The Great Home-Defense Debate: Shotgun vs. AR-15 vs. Pistol

The only thing more complicated than the Great Caliber Debate is the Great Home-Defense Debate. What should you use to… Read More >

Could You Survive a Church Shooting?

What is your plan if your church is attacked? Where will you go? What will you do? How will you… Read More >

Stop Telling People What Gun They ‘Must’ Buy!

In more than two decades in this business, I will admit that I have, in the past, made the mistake… Read More >

Where Oh Where Is My Gun?

About once a month, my members-only gun range sends out an email describing guns — both long guns and handguns… Read More >

Coming to Your Town

The U.S. is having difficulty recruiting. Police departments are hiring and training, but they are not inundated with qualified applicants. Read More >

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