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.

The Jury on Your Shoulder

Without a doubt, the single most common reason an armed self-defense claim loses in court is what the defendant did… Read More >

The Decision Tree

Do you want to be involved in a deadly force incident today? All of us should answer, “No!” However, in… Read More >

Getting What You Want

The irony is not lost on me that I am using a social media video service to tell you how… Read More >

Practice, Dang It, Practice!

I conducted a skills improvement class this past weekend for a group of people who have been legally carrying for… Read More >

Take Your Loved Ones to the Shooting Range

There’s probably no greater responsibility or greater reward than taking your loved ones, especially your kids, to the shooting range. Read More >

Shot in the Groin! How Did It Happen?

This video leaves us with so much to debate that I do not even know where to start. What is… Read More >

Pistols & Potato Chips: You Can’t Have Just One

Many people who are new to concealed carry take what feels like the big step of purchasing their first handgun… Read More >

Canine Wisdom

Dogs are a great crime deterrent both at home and in public. Even if you do not own a dog,… Read More >

To the Woman in the Grocery Store

While standing in line at the grocery store, I hear you on the phone. Based on what I hear from… Read More >

Yay, Marksmanship!

Believe me. I know that it feels really great to share and post pictures of an awesome target with a… Read More >

Choosing That First Gun

When choosing a first gun, you are not required to abide by the conventional wisdom. The same is true if… Read More >

What Happens if You Drop Your Gun Just One Time

Remember the FBI agent who did a flip, lost his sidearm and then shot someone as he picked up his… Read More >

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