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The Case for Custom Defense Guns

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

Firearms Sales Reached Record Numbers in 2020 and Aren't Slowing Down

Firearm-sales records were set, shattered, then set again in 2020, and show no signs of slowing down coming into 2021.

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 holster.

CCW: Expect the Unexpected

We can’t predict when bad things are going to happen and we can’t predict where they are going to happen.

Small-Caliber Handguns for Self-Defense?

Like it or not, small-caliber handguns get pressed into service for personal protection.

Enhancing Your Shotgun Skills

A shotgun is a devastating fight stopper. And that is especially true when the shooter takes the time to get good training and to learn their individual shotgun.

Personal-Defense Plan: Turn It On & Turn It Off

One of the reasons that it is so important to have a personal-defense plan is that in a violent encounter we may have to deal with several emotional levels.

Don't Get Trapped by Myths

Instead of imagining events that make us the winner and hero, the defensive shooter is far better off to imagine scenarios when everything has gone wrong.

What to Look for in Defensive Firearm Training

In defensive shooting, as in most other things in life, we improve what we measure. First you must make the decision to learn and then improve upon it.

Glock DIY Build: Choosing the Right Custom Components

The criteria and components that go into building a Glock for personal protection are more common sense than custom.

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