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.
Just because you wear corrective lenses doesn't mean you can't hit the broadside of a barn. Follow these handgun shooting tips to overcome less-than-perfect eyesight.
Here are 3 reasons why you should take the "Good Ready" approach rather than rely on quick draw when it comes time to defend yourself with a handgun.