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 5-Point Draw Drill

The Drill: This week, Donna Anthony, owner of Point Blank Firearms and Self Defense Training, takes us through a… Read More >

Blaming Victims … the New Norm

Something is terribly wrong with the thought processes of some people in our country. Somehow, somewhere along the lines, something… Read More >

Running and Gunning!

Being active with a concealed firearm sometimes poses a challenge, but the Marathon GunPack from Elite Survival Systems gives you… Read More >

Tips for Self-Defense with a Knife

If you are reading this column, you likely already know that the USCCA Self-Defense SHIELD covers the defensive use of… Read More >

Senior Sense

The changing demographics in America are a reality that affects every aspect of life. On the one hand, so-called millennials… Read More >

The Head Shot

In a coming feature in Concealed Carry Magazine, a seasoned Chicago detective talks about a particular manner of aiming and… Read More >

The BarrelBlok Emergency Reload Drill

The Drill: This week, we are joined in the studio by Jason Speller, Chief Instructor of D.R.A.W School, for… Read More >

Yes, You Must Aim Your Shotgun!

If you think a shotgun is a great home-defense tool because you don’t have to aim, think again. A shotgun… Read More >

Fake Guns … Real Problems

Over the last few years, underage youths have been increasingly caught carrying fake or replica firearms. Many of these can… Read More >

Training with the Pros

Perhaps you have heard me say it before: I’m not a huge fan of gun games. I don’t believe trapshooting… Read More >

The One-Handed Draw Drill

The Drill: We are once again joined in the studio by Jason Speller, Chief Instructor of the law enforcement… Read More >

More About the Slingshot Method

In a recent episode of Into the Fray, I suggested switching to the slingshot method of running the slide. To… Read More >

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