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I Carry: Les Baer 1911 in an Alfonso's Pancake Holster

I Carry: Les Baer 1911 in an Alfonso's Pancake Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Les Baer 1911...
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...
5 Dependable Ankle Holsters for Personal Defense

5 Dependable Ankle Holsters for Personal Defense

Ankle holsters have long been a discreet method for hiding a concealed-carry gun, and many...
New for 2018: Glock G19 Gen 5 MOS FS

New for 2018: Glock G19 Gen 5 MOS FS

Glock expanded its MOS lineup of handguns in 2018 with the launch of the all-new...
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.
5 Low-Profile Pocket Holsters for CCW

5 Low-Profile Pocket Holsters for CCW

When a deep-concealment rig is required for concealed carry, grabbing a pocket holster is an...
I Carry: Taurus Spectrum in a CrossBreed Ankle Holster

I Carry: Taurus Spectrum in a CrossBreed Ankle Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Taurus Spectrum inside...
Workplace CCW: Tips for Personal Defense on the Job

Workplace CCW: Tips for Personal Defense on the Job

Many variables factor into the decision to carry a concealed firearm. One that needs to...
Cold-Weather CCW Wear: Magpul's Light Insulated Jacket

Cold-Weather CCW Wear: Magpul's Light Insulated Jacket

Just as the weather starts to turn, the folks at Magpul (literally) have you covered...
New for 2018: Arex Rex Delta

New for 2018: Arex Rex Delta

At its debut in Slovenia, Shooting Illustrated staff had a chance to examine the latest...
5 Great Appendix-Carry Holsters for EDC

5 Great Appendix-Carry Holsters for EDC

Though appendix carry still spurs a debate within the firearm community, there's no doubt that...
5 Solid OWB Holsters for Daily Carry

5 Solid OWB Holsters for Daily Carry

With a bit more room to operate outside the waistband, OWB holsters can have a...
The 'Three Cs' of a Self-Defense Mindset

The 'Three Cs' of a Self-Defense Mindset

Do consistent routines help in a defensive mindset? Matthew Allen thinks so, and he has...
Choosing the Right Suppressor for Shooting & Security

Choosing the Right Suppressor for Shooting & Security

When shopping for a sound suppressor, there are many choices and perhaps compromises to be...
5 Great IWB Holsters for Concealed-Carry

5 Great IWB Holsters for Concealed-Carry

For concealed carry, inside-the-waistband holsters tend to be very popular, thanks to a number of...
New for 2018: Glock G45

New for 2018: Glock G45

Continuing on the popular "Crossover" theme of the Glock G19X, the all-new Glock G45 offers...
Range Review: Glock 26 Gen 5

Range Review: Glock 26 Gen 5

Earlier models of the Glock 26 weren't high on the favorites list of our Handgun...
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...
New for 2018: Smith & Wesson M&P45 M2.0 Compact

New for 2018: Smith & Wesson M&P45 M2.0 Compact

Looking for big-bore capabilities in your next concealed-carry gun? See if the Smith & Wesson...
Dealing With Danger: Desensitization and Decision-Making

Dealing With Danger: Desensitization and Decision-Making

Properly desensitizing yourself to things that could be perceived as an active threat allows you...
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