Carrying or keeping a gun to defend yourself is a whole different ballgame than shooting at the range.

Carrying or keeping a gun to defend yourself is a whole different ballgame than shooting at the range. In fact, when it’s time to defend yourself and your family, simply having a gun means jack squat. Having a gun in a self-defense encounter might help you. Or it might not. There are a lot of other factors at play, and many of them aren’t under your control. However, there are strategies, tactics, and advance critical thinking that will improve your odds through better and more realistic preparedness.

That’s why we’re going to present a multi-part series on concealed carry. The topic of self-defense using a gun is far bigger than we can cover in a few articles - claiming otherwise would not only be unrealistic, but irresponsible. So, just know that our goal will be to offer up some baseline information and starting points from which you can build knowledge and skills over time. With that said, let’s get busy!

Realities of Concealed Carry P1: Are You Shooting for Your Life at the Range?
Part 1: Shooting for Your Life at the Range - Defending yourself is a whole different ballgame from shooting at the range.
Part 2: The Legality of Self Defense
Part 2: The Legality of Self Defense - These self-defense legal concepts could help save your life if you're ever forced to shoot.
Part 3: Carry Choices for Self Defense
Part 3: Carry Choices for Self Defense - The process of building a solid self-defense plan starts with deciding on how you’re going to carry.Tom McHale
Adding Lights and Lasers to a Concealed Carry Firearm
Part 4: Adding Lights and Lasers - Something like a light or laser sight improves your capabilities without taking away any features you already have.




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