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.

Eye Exercises for Shooters

This week, Beth drops by to share two great exercises for your eyes. We all know that as we get… Read More >

Are You Training for a Real Gunfight?

If you are standing at the 25-yard line shooting tiny, little groups, you are practicing your marksmanship skills — NOT… Read More >

“Be Careful Out There…”

Those of us who carry firearms know better than most how important it is to be aware of our surroundings… Read More >

Does Accuracy Matter?

A couple months ago, I was showing off a new pistol to a friend of mine. This friend carries a… Read More >

Getting Back to Your Vehicle Safely

Our last Pacifiers & Peacemakers video shared some tips for finding a safe parking spot, but the situational awareness doesn’t… Read More >

How to Shoot While Holding Your Child

The Drill: This drill is a variation of a technique taken from the USCCA training video series Armed &… Read More >

What Caliber Do You Want to Get Shot With?

The correct answer is: none of them. I didn’t say you had to choose one caliber to get shot with. Read More >

So, You DON’T Carry Every Day?

Whenever I have a concealed carry class, I always poll the students to find out how often they intend to… Read More >

Judge Not?

“Judge not, lest you be judged.” It’s an often-misunderstood Bible verse used to excuse unacceptable conduct — to justify looking… Read More >

Gun Control? My Definition…

Many of you readers know that I work part-time with the local police department. I’m not bragging. It’s just something… Read More >

How to Improve Your Trigger Control

This week, Beth shares a tip to help you increase your trigger control. You can practice this almost anywhere and… Read More >

Best and Worst Parking Spots

Parking lots can pose a challenge to people when considering good situational awareness and seeking out the safest spots. Just… Read More >

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