Training

When the IWB is tucked properly, the pistol disappears.

Concealed Carry In The Heat

I’m a firm believer there is nothing fun about being outside in really oppressive heat. Over the Independence Day holiday I spent several fun-filled hours with sweat running down the inside of my body armor and my duty belt digging into my hips…but I digress. As far as concealed carry goes, hot weather is...

All your pistol needs in one discreet package. The MTM Handgun Concealed Carry Case is perfect for keeping your gear organized.

Carrying Your CCW Gun To The Range

Looking for a convenient way to store your CCW pistol, holster and gear and carry it all to the range for a day of training? The Concealed Carry Handgun Case by MTM is the perfect option.

Everyone Likes a Double Duty Holster

Yes, I have said before you should carry your concealed firearm in the same place every time you strap up. While that is the best plan, it is not always possible. Sometimes you have to make adjustments. That’s when it is nice to have a concealed carry holster that does double duty. The Pocket-Tuk...

"Tactical Pistol Shooting" by Erik Lawrence

Practice Drills Maximize Handgun Training Time (& Who Won the Book?)

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.

Use any cover you can find. Get to cover and stay there unless you need and can find better cover.

How do you win a gunfight?

As promised, here is my take on winning a gunfight. The primary goal, for you as an honest citizen carrying a concealed handgun, is to not get shot. Getting shot greatly reduces your ability to stop the threat. Yes it is true that some people can keep fighting through a hit with a pistol...

This might be the distance of a rapid encounter, but this is not how you want to engage in a gunfight.

Your View: What Do You Think About Gunfights?

There seems to be raging debate in the concealed carry crowd about gunfights. First of all, does everyone understand that real gunfights are not like you see in the movies? Do you get the whole three rounds, three seconds, three yards dynamic? Things happen quickly. You have to move, draw your concealed carry handgun...

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Training For The Real Deal

Do you have a training scar? Watch some videos of officer-involved shootings and you will see police officers fight their way to the 7-yard-line, square up to the target and, sadly, in some cases, die there. The reality is that gunfights are dynamic. Can you access your concealed carry handgun from a compromised position?...

Newbold Targets - versatile and safe.

Newbold Target Review

Newbold polymer targets are truly versatile and easy to incorporate into any training situation.