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.
Here are some excellent suggestions and things to consider for conceal carry options, particularly for women.
With the influx of new shooters into the firearms world, here are some suggestions on recommended first firearms.
The story from a police officer who was shot 7 times, returned fire, and won the gun fight.
Here’s some quick tips for new and experienced conceal carriers to safely and effectively carry a firearm for personal protection.
This man was stabbed to death over a $3 haircut and no one would help him.
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.
Tasers are not magical defense tools that can stop criminals in every situation.
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.
Never underestimate a knife attack – the consequences can be deadly.
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.
By definition, criminals do not obey laws. They are breaking the law by committing an armed robbery. So the question is, do you trust the armed criminal in front of you to only take your stuff?
A firearm is not a magical defense tool. While many criminals run away at the mere sight of a firearm in the hands of a self defender, not all criminals do. If you draw your firearm, you MUST be willing to pull the trigger.
While a good holster, belt, and wardrobe choice makes carrying a full size pistol easy and comfortable, not everyone wants to deal with the hassle of dealing with an extra pound and a half to two pounds on their hip. Thankfully, there are many small pistols with a variety of discrete carrying options available.
How people conceal carry pistols is very much a personal choice. There is no one size fits all scenario – it depends on a conceal carrier’s gun choice, wardrobe choice, skill with firearms, and build. Mat Best reviews two popular forms of conceal carry and the pros and cons of each.
Anyone here think it is a good idea to rob a gun shop? No? Well, you’re already smarter than this guy. The shop owner expertly defended himself and his employees, and there’s plenty of lessons we can learn from his actions.
These guys are bouncers by trade, and see more scuffles than most anyone else outside of law enforcement. These guys know what to look for, because they encounter it on a nightly basis. When someone with that much experience start giving suggestions, it’s a good idea to take notice – it could save you from getting sucker punched.
This is definitely one worth watching as it provides a real good laugh. When attacked, wait for your opportunity to turn the tables, and when it presents itself, take it.
If you are going to carry a concealed firearm to defend yourself, don’t half ass it. Train train train. Don’t risk escalating the situation if you do not have the skills to quickly and decisively end the conflict.
Why do you need a gun at the mall or grocery store? Well, this is why. Bad things can happen anywhere, at any time, even in the “nice” parts of town.