Many variables factor into the decision to carry a concealed firearm. One that needs to be taken quite seriously is not just how, but even if, one should carry at work—which may not be the most gun-friendly environment even if carry is allowed.
Criminals thrive on your complacency. Having appropriate situational awareness and training to overcome the stress of surprise can help ensure you prevail against an attack.
Many barriers affect the decision to seek effective training. Don’t let them derail your efforts.
You’ll need determination as well as a gun to overcome all the obstacles to concealed carry. Here's how to address some of the common barriers observed
If you’re nervous about taking a self-defense class, here are some ways to allay your fears and take that vital first step toward becoming a better, more confident shooter.
Volumes can and have been written about how fast is fast enough, and how accurate is accurate enough. The trick is the mixture of the two.
SI contributor Jeff Gonzales travels a lot for work and play, and he's learned much about what works for a travel loadout. Here are a few of his thoughts.