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.

Talk the Talk: Communication Is Key

AS INSTRUCTORS, trainers, teachers, educators, coaches, mentors or whatever we choose to call ourselves, our jobs are to effect behavioral… Read More >

Firearm + No Training = Bad News

So, this is definitely not the first time I’ve heard or experienced what I’m about to tell you. But it… Read More >

More on the Combat Shotgun

The fighting shotgun is certainly not the stately fowling piece of blued steel and walnut from days gone by. It… Read More >

The Approximation of Training

Before I explain the topic at hand, let me give you a little background. It will help provide some context… Read More >

Anger Management 2.0

Today, with the public becoming aware that more than 15 million Americans are legally carrying firearms, you would think that… Read More >

Think About What Not to Do

We train how to fight, but how often do you think about what you won’t do during a deadly force… Read More >

Pocket Carry: Is It Right for You?

Two things make concealed carry effective: concealment and access. Your gun needs to be out of sight until you need… Read More >

Shedding Some Pounds

You asked for it. In a recent episode of Into the Fray, I mentioned that I lost some weight. It… Read More >

A Zen Thing…

I checked Google for “tunnel vision.” It offered: defective sight in which objects cannot be properly seen if not close… Read More >

Constitutional Carry and You

Several states now allow constitutional carry, which simply means you can carry a gun without a permit. As the name… Read More >

Good Guy (or Gal) with a Gun

An email came through the system the other day with two pretty interesting questions concerning response to an active shooter… Read More >

Peeing Under Water

Do you remember the first time you peed under water? Probably not, because you were young and either in the… Read More >

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