Learn how to establish command presence for self-defense in survival situations and post-disaster scenarios.
Is high-velocity ammunition, or +P, a good choice for most handgunners? Find out why it's probably not in this article from Living Ready.
Mas Ayoob’s latest work, Deadly Force, hits the ten ring on personal protection and the aftermath of a defensive gun use. Like his perennial classic, In the Gravest Extreme, it’s simply required reading for anyone who carries concealed.
When it comes to training with a handgun, sometimes less is more.
For the best handgun tactics in a gunfight, use cover – just don’t hug it too close.
Using deadly force to defend yourself is not a desirable event. But its necessity makes it a good one, which is why you should carry concealed.
In Part 1 on this topic, I suggested that keeping a good eye on your environment and getting your hand on the gun early — what I call the “Good Ready” — was preferable for armed citizens over trying to depend on a fast draw in a life-threatening situation. That raised a few hackles.
Here’s a way you may be able to avoid having to use your handgun in self-defense, thanks to a simple trick that costs less than $30.
In the stress of a gunfight, sympathetic muscle response can cause you to unintentionally fire your weapon. Here’s how to avoid it.