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Concealed-Carry for Beginners: Tips for Continued Training

Concealed-Carry for Beginners: Tips for Continued Training

Getting your concealed-carry permit is a great start in your self-defense journey, but it is...
Head vs. Holster: The Importance of a Solid Self-Defense Mindset

Head vs. Holster: The Importance of a Solid Self-Defense Mindset

Proper self-defense starts with the right mindset, regardless of the tool in your holster.
SIG Sauer Academy Adds Courses and Coming to Texas

SIG Sauer Academy Adds Courses and Coming to Texas

SIG Sauer Academy Adds Courses and Coming to Texas.
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...
Review: SIG Sauer P365 Micro Compact

Review: SIG Sauer P365 Micro Compact

Deemed a "Micro Compact" concealed-carry gun, the SIG Sauer P365 is deceptively capacious. See how...
Dummy Rounds: Safe & Effective Training Tools

Dummy Rounds: Safe & Effective Training Tools

Believe it or not, you can learn a lot by using inert dummy rounds in...
First Look: Samson Manufacturing M&P9 Contour Mag Extension

First Look: Samson Manufacturing M&P9 Contour Mag Extension

Enhance the capacity of your Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 handgun by adding this all-new...
The First Rule of Gunfighting: Get Training

The First Rule of Gunfighting: Get Training

It's often said that the first rule of gunfighting is to have a gun. According...
Using Your Car for Cover: BSR's Training for Vehicle Defense

Using Your Car for Cover: BSR's Training for Vehicle Defense

BSR, located in West Virginia, offers tactical training for defense around vehicles, giving citizens the...
Testing a New Concealed-Carry Gun: 3 Steps to Success

Testing a New Concealed-Carry Gun: 3 Steps to Success

Should you choose a new concealed-carry gun with a different fire-control system, take your time...
Skills Check: The Bane Drill

Skills Check: The Bane Drill

Are you equipped to take longer shots with your concealed-carry pistol? The Bane Drill will...
Behind the Gun: Pistol Training vs. Pistol Choice

Behind the Gun: Pistol Training vs. Pistol Choice

As Sheriff Jim highlights in these anecdotes, there's much more to personal defense than just...
Personal-Defense Ammo: Top Picks from the Experts

Personal-Defense Ammo: Top Picks from the Experts

Ever wonder what loads the experts carry in their personal-defense guns? Here are some of...
Skills Check: Standard and Non-Standard Response Drills

Skills Check: Standard and Non-Standard Response Drills

Varying your shooting exercises between standard-response and non-standard response drills will help prepare you for...
3 Combat-Control Fundamentals for the Defensive Shooter

3 Combat-Control Fundamentals for the Defensive Shooter

Anticipation and preparation can help you avoid an altercation, or triumph should avoidance fail. We...
Skills Check: The 3-Second Drill

Skills Check: The 3-Second Drill

Practice your shooting fundamentals with this straightforward yet challenging drill.
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...
Skills Check: Extended-Range Handgun Drill

Skills Check: Extended-Range Handgun Drill

Being able to determine distances in wide-open, public places could give you the upper hand...
5 Great Pistol Drills for Self-Defense Training

5 Great Pistol Drills for Self-Defense Training

If you're planning to carry a pistol for self-defense, it's important to have the skills...
5 Self-Defense Tips for Women

5 Self-Defense Tips for Women

Self-defense is not solely the responsibility of men, nor should it be. Here are tips...
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