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.

Fighting from Your Vehicle

In most cases, you will want to exit your vehicle to engage your attacker. Fighting from inside a car greatly… Read More >

Are You a Gear Junkie? Maybe You Should Train Instead…

There is a segment of the self-defense community that really loves gear. I count myself in that segment, because I… Read More >

Need to Know

For gun owners, and especially those of us who carry, it’s a judgment call when it comes to deciding with… Read More >

Skip the Bang!

Typically, new shooters must learn to overcome report and recoil while building their marksmanship skills. Now, Ultimate Training Munitions makes… Read More >

What’s Your Excuse?

Back in the early days of my career, I was the outdoor reporter for a small daily newspaper in South… Read More >

Training in the Double-Action Mode

If you carry a revolver for self-defense, you need to be training to shoot accurately and quickly in the double-action… Read More >

Training Drill for a Carjacking Attempt

Last week we showed you a surveillance video of an attempted carjacking that ended badly for the criminal. I suggested… Read More >

Conflict Avoidance Will Keep You Safe

You’ve heard us say it before: The best fight is the one you are not in. If you can avoid… Read More >

The Universal Phobia: Humans Have a Natural Aversion to Using Lethal Force, Even in Self-Defense

Man has an aversion to killing man. Society, culture, morality and religion all speak against it. » IT STANDS TO… Read More >

I Don’t Want a “Help” Button; I Want an Equalizer

The sun had barely started to wake, and I was shuffling through the dank parking deck with my mother, both… Read More >

Carjacker Picks Wrong Guy!

Would you know how to fight off a carjacker? Is there a better way than just frantically slapping at his… Read More >

Being a Good Shot Does Not Make You a Good Fighter

You’ve heard the old cliché: Even if you are on the right track, you will still get run over by… Read More >

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