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.

Extreme Close Range Gunfighting

The Extreme Close Range interval may not allow for a traditional shooting stance. The rule of thumb is to… Read More >

Keep It Running

1. When it fails to fire… 2. Remember to slap and rack. 3. When it fails to eject… 4. Read More >

Common Sense Pointers For Carrying Concealed

For example, if you carry in your front pocket, can you draw without the firearm or holster getting snagged… Read More >

Hope You Get Many New Subscribers

Dear Editor, I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with your new magazine. A friend from… Read More >

Teaching my 4-Year-Old Granddaughter to Shoot Safely

When it was her turn, she (my granddaughter) corrected the lady running the game. “That’s not how you shoot… Read More >

How To Make Your Wife Hate Guns

Bonus points if you shoot your TV while she is in the room. Photo by Gila Hayes. An attractive… Read More >

Intruder Shot

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — An intruder got more than he bargained for Tuesday night when he allegedly tried to break… Read More >

‘51 Colt and the Dead Man’s Hand

Hickok speaks quietly and says little. Women feel safe in his company. He marries. He pulls away from the… Read More >

After the Shooting Stops: Dealing With the After Math of a Lethal Encounter

After a defensive shooting, you may have successfully saved your own life or that of others. But make no… Read More >

Why Do We Carry?

Everyone has a different reason to carry. Photography courtesy of Ken Lunde. It’s easy to lose sight of why… Read More >

Deadly Encounter in Quiet Neighborhood

SACRAMENTO, California — Sacramento police are searching at least one person involved in a shooting that happened Sunday afternoon. Investigators… Read More >

Man Protects Himself and Family

I batted him on the head with the pistol. That didn’t get no attention. He turned on me. I… Read More >

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