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 Dot Torture Drill

The Drill: This drill focuses on basic marksmanship and the fundamentals of standard firearms manipulations. It takes the basic… Read More >

The 1 to 5 Drill

The Drill: This week, we are joined on the range by Jason Speller, Chief Instructor of the law enforcement… Read More >

Is Your Barrel Blocked?

We here at the USCCA continue to promote dry-fire training and we always stress safety when training without ammo. It… Read More >

Confronting Evil in Our Time

That’s right, I said it. The “E” word. Evil. A concept that is not talked about enough these days, even… Read More >

The Most Dangerous Place

What’s the most dangerous moment of our day? Home, late at night, when lights are off and everyone, including the… Read More >

Let’s Be Realistic About Self-Defense

You know how you hear something and it just grates on you like fingernails on a chalkboard? That is exactly… Read More >

The Bob and Weave Drill: How to Place Accurate Rounds on Target While Moving

The Drill: If you are ever involved in a violent encounter, chances are you won’t be standing still and… Read More >

Firearms Are Not a Superpower

I had the opportunity to speak about women’s personal protection and self-defense at a Bama Carry meeting not too long… Read More >

The Squat Drill: Train for Elevated Shooting

The Drill: This week on Tactical Tuesday, we’re joined by Jason Speller, Chief Instructor at D.R.A.W. School. Jason shared… Read More >

Do You Need a Manual Safety?

Lately there has been lots of talk about safeties on firearms. Some people even claim pistols like the Glock or… Read More >

The Great Outdoors: Danger Comes in Many Forms

In a recent column, I opined that “everyday carry” is just good sense. My focus in that piece was on… Read More >

Are You Paying Attention? How Close Is Too Close?

We all try to live in Condition Yellow, but our mundane lives lull us into an often-false sense of security. Read More >

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