Understand that a defensive handgun is most often used in low-light or reduced light situations. That is because most crimes are often perpetrated in low-light situations. Criminals are predators. Predators like the advantage they get on their prey by acting in areas of low light. So, take that advantage away. Carry a flashlight and...
Concealed carry is not for folks who lack good judgment and restraint. Follow these ten tips (five dos, and five don'ts) to make intelligent choices and carry a handgun responsibly.
If you carry a concealed weapon you need to hone your skills on a regular basis. Dave Fessenden's book "Defensive Handgun Skills" will help you do that.
Ryan Cleckner covers how to gather and organize D.O.P.E. (Data On Previous Engagements) and how to organize this information to make it readily available in the field. (NSSF Video)
If you want to learn how to shoot a pistol faster and more accurately, "Tactical Pistol Shooting" by Erik Lawrence delivers the handgun training you need. These shooting drills are a great place to start, whether you carry a pistol for a living, or carry concealed for self defense or personal protection.
In this clip from Jeff Cooper’s Defensive Pistolcraft DVD, the renowned instructor reviews the concept of the “surprise break.” This is when the operator slowly squeezes the trigger, not knowing exactly when it will release. Cooper says it’s helpful for training because it increases the operator’s focus. What do you think? Leave a comment...
In this final post in the series from "Personal Defense for Women," author Gila Hayes reveals insider tips and secrets for selecting and wearing concealed carry holsters and gear for women.
Need some recreation between patrols. This chess set was spotted at a USMC post in Afghanistan... Outstanding.