Self Defense

Gander Mountain Academy 300 Degree Shooting Simulator

Shooting simulators are excellent tools for beginners to learn how to safely handle and use firearms, and are also just as good for advanced shooters to hone their technique. If you’re a conceal carrier, these shooting simulators are an excellent way to hone your self defense skills.

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Top 10 EDC Flashlights

A flashlight is a very useful every day carry (EDC) tool for general use in the dark as well as self defense. For conceal carriers, identifying a threat is just as important as hitting the threat, and a flashlight helps you do both. Furthermore, a bright flashlight can blind and disorient an attacker, giving defenders more time to assess and react to the threat.

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How to Shoot Pistols with Both Eyes Open

Being able to shoot a pistol with both eyes open is critical for accuracy, speed, and target transition – all of which are important for self defense, competition, and casual shooting. Professional competitive shooter Doug Koenig weighs in on shooting with one eye open or both eyes open. Depth perception, target aquisition, wider field of […]

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How to Shoot a Handgun from Cover

For the most obvious statement of the day, Hollywood has it wrong. Shooting from cover in real life is not the same as it is in the movies. Knowing the difference from real life technique and Hollywood style can mean the difference between life and death in a home defense or self defense situation.

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T.Rex Arms Sidecar Pistol+Magazine Holster Review

The T.Rex Arms Sidecar holster is an appendix holster with built in magazine holster. This holster features an all in one design built to keep the holster from sliding around, and the handgun and magazine in place. This is an excellent holster for conceal carry.

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Special Forces Talk About Speed & Accuracy

If you’re active in the firearm’s focused social media scene, you’ve no doubt seen videos of people shooting crazy fast, be it a super fast draw from concealment, fast double tap, or a lightning fast reload. If you’re like me, you want to go to the range and train train train to get those same […]

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How NOT to Rob a Smoke Shop in Texas

Smoke Alley, a smoke shop in Houston, Texas had an attempted robbery – emphasis on the “attempted.” The employee was armed with a reported CZ-75 SP-01 9mm pistol and sent the robber running very quickly – so quickly that the robber smashed straight through the storefront door on his way out and a bullet in his shoulder.

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The Truth About Carrying A Gun by Colion Noir

Colion Noir knocks it out of the park with his latest video concerning carrying a firearm for self defense. So many people believe carrying a firearm is a form of compensation, or because we’re paranoid of the world. That’s far from true. We simply realize that bad things happen and it is better to be prepared and nothing happen than bad things happen and have no way to handle it.

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Situational Awareness & the Dangers of Staring At Your Phone

It is a well known fact that criminals prefer weak and distracted targets. Since thieves get to set the place and time of the ambush, they have the advantage. They can select an opportune location and wait for the perfect victim. It is important that we pay attention and avoid places that are ideal for […]

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