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Overcoming Threat-Fixation & Tunnel Vision

Overcoming Threat-Fixation & Tunnel Vision

Fixation on a threat is natural, but it needs to be overcome immediately to survive...
Avoidance: The Best Strategy for the Armed Citizen

Avoidance: The Best Strategy for the Armed Citizen

For those who carry a gun for personal defense, it's worth keeping in mind that...
3 Concealed-Carry Myths Debunked

3 Concealed-Carry Myths Debunked

Some concealed-carry myths are best left behind in favor of more-practical options. Here are three...
Dress for Success: Attire for the Armed Citizen

Dress for Success: Attire for the Armed Citizen

Whether carrying openly or concealed, it's important to think about how and why we dress....
Security Tip: Support Your Local Sheriff

Security Tip: Support Your Local Sheriff

Think you know what to do when things go bad in your neighborhood? Have a...
Federal Air Marshal Qualification: Test Your CCW Skills

Federal Air Marshal Qualification: Test Your CCW Skills

Created for the Federal Air Marshal Service, the Tactical Pistol Course is an excellent source...
A Beginner's Guide to Low-Light Optics

A Beginner's Guide to Low-Light Optics

As night-vision and thermal devices become more affordable to consumers, the question becomes, "How can...
Seen at SHOT Show 2019: Victory First V43 Pistol Slide

Seen at SHOT Show 2019: Victory First V43 Pistol Slide

Built around the "long-slide, short-grip" concept, the Victory First V43 pistol slide is built for...
Surviving a Gunfight: Tips for Preparation & Problem-Solving

Surviving a Gunfight: Tips for Preparation & Problem-Solving

How can you expect the unexpected in a gunfight and survive? Sheriff Jim has a...
Home-Defense Planning: Threat Response & Training

Home-Defense Planning: Threat Response & Training

Developing a home-defense plan ahead of time will prevent mistakes, help you consider all options...
Trigger Reset: Should You Use It?

Trigger Reset: Should You Use It?

Many of today's handguns have a short-reset point, where the trigger mechanism "resets" at a...
Personal-Protection Practices: Does It Work for You?

Personal-Protection Practices: Does It Work for You?

Does your personal-protection setup work for you? Are you making the right self-defense choices for...
Personal-Defense Preparation: Considering Worst-Case Scenarios

Personal-Defense Preparation: Considering Worst-Case Scenarios

Criminals thrive on your complacency. Having appropriate situational awareness and training to overcome the stress...
5 Handling Tips for a Home-Defense Shotgun

5 Handling Tips for a Home-Defense Shotgun

When faced with a threat, a home-defense shotgun can be quite the equalizer, but only...
7 NRA Carry Guard Expo Workshops You Need to Try

7 NRA Carry Guard Expo Workshops You Need to Try

Want to build your self-defense and preparedness skills? Here are seven workshops available to attendees...
Review: Smith & Wesson M&P380 Shield EZ

Review: Smith & Wesson M&P380 Shield EZ

Designed as an easy-to-use handgun for everyone, the Smith & Wesson M&P380 Shield EZ brings...
The Statistics of Self-Defense: Don't Bet Your Life on Averages

The Statistics of Self-Defense: Don't Bet Your Life on Averages

Don’t base your self-defense strategy on the average anything. You’re not average, right?
4 Reasons Why You Need a Reload for Your Concealed-Carry Gun

4 Reasons Why You Need a Reload for Your Concealed-Carry Gun

The only time you have too much ammo is when you have to move it...
Train to Fight: Solid Defensive Habits for the Armed Citizen

Train to Fight: Solid Defensive Habits for the Armed Citizen

Developing good habits for defense in training is vital for the armed citizen. These habits...
Injured in an Attack? Stay in the Fight.

Injured in an Attack? Stay in the Fight.

In any sort of fight, the possibility of injury is real. Be prepared to do...
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