Carrying With A Disability: A Telling Survey

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I’ve spent a large amount of my life believing myself invincible. No matter the injury or damage, I just wrapped it up, sucked it up, and kept running. There’s a…

Guns for Beginners: Avoid, Escape, Evade, Engage

Undercover cops exist. That fact alone means you should regard any and all violent confrontations between strangers with extreme caution. Unless you’re completely sure who’s the good guy and who’s the…

Guns for Beginners: Call the Police

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“A Tulsa man fighting for his life in the hospital after confronting two men who may have been breaking into cars at an apartment complex near 41st and Garnett,” newson6.com…

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Guns for Beginners: How to Find Quality Self-Defense Firearm Training

Carrying a gun lawfully for self-defense can make the difference between life and death in a critical situation. Yet at the same time it can be fraught with risk to…

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Appleseed Bans S&W M&P15-22s

I love my Smith & Wesson M&P15-22. It’s a fun little gun and new shooters love it as well. It looks cool and shoots great. It’s accurate enough to shoot…

Guns for Beginners: Don’t Show Your Daughter’s Boyfriends Your Guns — Unless He Asks Nicely

I can’t tell you how many times people have suggested that I show my daughter’s future boyfriends one or more of my guns. More precisely, to casually handle the firearm…

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Guns for Beginners: Disengage!

By gun guru John Farnham [via ammoland.com]: “My wife and I were departing a Starbucks drive-through yesterday,” a student writes. “I was driving. Our driver’s-side window remained lowered as we exited…

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GET TRAINING: Why Firearm and Self Defense Training are Worth It

I put up a piece a couple of weeks ago entitled, “TAKE IT! Force-on-Force Training For Civilians Is Good Stuff” which elaborated on the most effective, next generation of self-defense…

Guns for Beginners: Don’t Press Your Gun Against the Bad Guy

I recently ran a post with a SIG SAUER instructor operating operationally (SIG’s Modified Prone Position: Just Thought I’d Leave This Here). I don’t want to leave you with the…

Guns For Beginners: The GLOCK 43…Not For Noobs

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  I’d been eyeballing the new GLOCK 43 (street price about $450) since the NRA Convention 2015 when I first fondled one. It looks and feels, unsurprisingly, like a skinny…

Don’t Baby Your Gun: Guns for Beginners

I’m not one to recommend throwing a loaded gun — unless it’s a last ditch effort to disable/distract someone posing an imminent threat of grievous bodily harm or death. But…

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TAKE IT! Force-on-Force Training For Civilians Is Good Stuff

It’s not every day that you get a chance to practice self-defense tactics against opponents who actually shoot back, especially as a civilian. If you get the chance to do it…