Featured in Self-Defense
The Lever Action as a Self Defense Gun
This old-school, but reliable, gun design can make for a solid defensive firearm, especially for those in 'restricted' states
Why Self-Defense Ammo is Worth the Higher Price
There’s a big difference between what you use to punch holes in paper and what you should keep in your every-day concealed carry gun.
First-Time Handgun Training at Gunsite Academy
The author recounts his experience attending one of the premier firearm schools in the country using the Remington RM380 pistol
Clearing a Home
Lessons learned on how to clear rooms from ShootRite Firearms Academy—it's a lot more complicated than you might imagine.
Self Defense with a Firearm Inside Your Car
Your holster may offer excellent accessibility when you’re standing, but will you be able to draw your gun when belted in and sitting behind the steering wheel?
Shorty Shotguns for Home Defense
A few things you should seriously consider before choosing a stockless pistol-grip-only shotgun as a go-to self defense firearm.
Best Home Defense Shotguns
The best tool for defending your home is a shotgun. Here are several semi-auto, pump, and break action models to consider for that important job.
Why I have Laser Sights on All My Carry Guns
Today’s laser sights and compact concealed carry handguns make the pairing more than a viable option for self defense.
Getting Real About Appendix Carry
It’s becoming one of the most popular concealed carry position for men and women, but what are the practicalities of appendix carry?
Preparing and Training for a Home Invasion
The statistics don’t lie: a home invasion robbery is a self defense scenario you should prepare yourself for, just like a mugging or a carjacking. Here’s how.