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Self Defense

Gunfights and other self-defense encounters are fast and brutal. They require emotional strength and sharp skills.

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Transitional spaces have a higher likelihood of needing to defend yourself – vehicles are such spaces.

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Criminals prefer soft targets, so they seek out ways to avoid armed victims.

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Conceal carry doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. In fact, it should be comfortable as it’s something we do all day, every day.

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No one has ever said after a gunfight, “I wish I had less ammo.

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Cars are not the magical bullet shields Hollywood leads us to believe.

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Gun control laws didn’t stop the Maryland school shooter – a good guy with a gun did.

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“I can honestly say, it wasn’t until I started shooting that I actually started to heal. Because I got some of that power back.”

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EDC handguns often don’t see much range time or cleaning. Despite limited range time, EDC handguns can get dirty even when not fired.

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Purse carry is a bad idea. In a purse snatching incident, the victim can’t get to their gun nor can they give up the bag with the gun in it.

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Here are some excellent suggestions and things to consider for conceal carry options, particularly for women.

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With the influx of new shooters into the firearms world, here are some suggestions on recommended first firearms.

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The story from a police officer who was shot 7 times, returned fire, and won the gun fight.

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Here’s some quick tips for new and experienced conceal carriers to safely and effectively carry a firearm for personal protection.

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This man was stabbed to death over a $3 haircut and no one would help him.

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Self defenders should strive to obtain proficiency with the 2x2x2 drill to demonstrate speed and accuracy, both of which are important for a real life self defense encounter.

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Tasers are not magical defense tools that can stop criminals in every situation.

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It is dark for a significant portion of the day. A light of some kind is critical for conceal carriers to verify and engage a threat.

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Never underestimate a knife attack – the consequences can be deadly.

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Every once in a while I hear the rumor that wasp spray is great for self defense as a pepper spray alternative. This is false and this rumor needs to stop.

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