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Personal Defense is About Establishing the Right Habits

As Sheriff Jim Wilson points out, personal defense is really about establishing a series of...

How the U.S. and NRA Assisted the Allied Effort in WWII

Assisting the Allied war effort, in addition to American troops, were privately owned American firearms...

The Case for Custom Defense Guns

Sometimes a little customization is just what the armed citizen needs.

How to Stop a Deadly Encounter Before it Begins

Awareness and alertness are your keys to staying safe and avoiding potentially deadly outcomes.

Why Doing the Unexpected Aids in Self Defense

Sheriff Jim Wilson explains why doing the unexpected when you need to defend yourself may...

Why Having a Lawyer is a Key to Personal Defense

Talking to a lawyer before you ever experience a deadly force situation is a good...

How to Establish an Effective Mental Trigger

Knowing when and how to respond to different levels of threat is referred to as...

Why Staying Alert is Key for Personal Defense

What’s the best tool in your personal-protection toolbox? Here’s a hint: It’s not in your...

First Look: BulletSafe Bulletproof Vest

BulletSafe recently introduced its Bulletproof Vest, which features a Level IIIA standard safety rating.

6 New Ammo Loads for 2021

Frank Melloni rounds up 6 new ammo loads for 2021, in everything from handgun defense...

How to Use Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication for Self Defense

There’s more to preparing for personal defense than you may think.

Why You Should Practice Drawing From Concealment

The smart thing to do is to make drawing from under the concealing clothing a...

The Best Personal Defense Strategies for Civil Unrest

With greater uncertainty and more chaos, keeping your wits about you and your head on...

First Look: Galco Classic Lite 2.0 Shoulder Holster

Galco's Classic Lite 2.0 Shoulder Holster has been upgraded to include a double magazine carrier.

Why You Should Always Use Enough Gun

"Use enough gun" was and is the watchword for those hunting dangerous game, but it's...

Mastering the Element of Surprise for Personal Defense

When it comes to personal defense, Sheriff Jim Wilson explains why mastering the element of...

How the AR-15 Changed the Firearms World

From military service as a selective-fire variant to a proven hunting arm to the ideal...

How to Make Yourself a Hard Target

Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about how you can make yourself a hard target, thus deterring...

Personal Defense Considerations When Carrying a Firearm in a Vehicle

One aspect of concealed carry and personal defense is properly utilizing a defensive firearm from...

How Much Ammo Should You Carry?

Concealed carriers have to make a lot of important decisions, including which gun, how to...
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