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.

Sometimes Reason Has Nothing to Do With It

Have you ever done something so irrational that you can’t for the life of you figure out why you decided… Read More >

What’s Next? The Evolution of a Student

After a student has had his or her initial exposure to the safe handling and firing of a handgun, the… Read More >

Change the Way You Shoot One-Handed

If you have been trained to hold your “other strong hand” across your chest when shooting with just one hand,… Read More >

Criminals Can Strike Anywhere and at Any Time

I read two stories today. The first story was about a 24-year-old man who shot and killed a 21-year-old man… Read More >

The Proper Use of a Shoulder Holster

They’ve been around for a while. Don Johnson made them famous again in the 1980s. Shoulder holsters offer real benefits… Read More >

Is That a Gun on Your Belt?

Concealed carry means your gun should stay hidden until it is needed to save a life. But what should you… Read More >

What Is the Paradox of Self-Defense?

The majority of those who prepare for the worst have no desire to be involved in such activities. Do you… Read More >

You Will Be Held Accountable

It’s your gun and you own every bullet you fire. If you carry a gun for self-defense, you can’t slip… Read More >

Old Pepper Spray Still Burns

So you haven’t used your pepper spray in a decade or two? Guess what? It very likely still works and… Read More >

Never Fire a Warning Shot

You are responsible for every round that comes out of your muzzle. A warning shot does nothing to help you… Read More >

An Immediate Action Requires an Immediate Response

I believe in the axiom that a firearm is “a piece of emergency lifesaving equipment” and should be treated as… Read More >

“No Thanks, I Know How to Shoot…”

If you carry a gun for personal protection, regular practice is essential. In addition, a commitment to ongoing training is,… Read More >

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