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.

More Moving and Shooting…with a Twist!

Now that you have the basics of moving and shooting, let’s jump right up to the next level: negotiating obstacles. Read More >

In the Aftermath

It is called the “post incident” and I have interviewed many individuals — some lawfully carrying and some not —… Read More >

Road Rage: No Winners

I’m really getting tired of reading about road rage incidents involving lawfully armed citizens. Because if there is one situation… Read More >

Moving and Shooting

If a firearms trainer tells you to move, but doesn’t tell you how to move, you are only getting half… Read More >

Three Deuces! But Let’s Keep Looking Ahead…

This is the 222nd column I have written for Concealed Carry Report. I had every intention of reflecting on past… Read More >

Beginner Tips: Ocular Dominance

I am kind of an oddball when it comes to shooting. I am right-handed. But I am left-eye dominant. And… Read More >

Choosing an Alternate Weapon

Any weapon is better than no weapon when you are in a fight, but a gun gives you some advantages… Read More >

Chess, Not Checkers

It is unlikely that you will ever confront a Mafia hit man. A professional smack-down artist. A cool-under-fire master assassin… Read More >

One Step at a Time: A Path to Effective Firearms Training

»QUESTION: There are a few questions we get from people all the time — “How do I get started with… Read More >

Roll Out from Behind Cover

Cover stops incoming rounds. But you need to train effectively to be able to shoot from behind cover. The first… Read More >

Avoidance is Not Cowardice!

I’ve been reading lots of social media posts by people mentioning what they would do if they found themselves in… Read More >

Benefits of the Flimsy Holster

Do not overlook those flimsy pocket-style holsters as a great option for concealed carry — especially pocket carry. Small, lightweight… Read More >

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