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Educating Kids

There has been a surge in parents starting to carry concealed to protect their families, and with that we have some recommendations about educating kids about firearms. These recommendations are great for both the parents that are going to have firearms in the home…

Documenting Training

There are some aspects to carrying a firearm for personal defense that are very commonly overlooked. One aspect that gets little attention by many is documenting training. It is our recommendation to document any and all aspects of training that you have taken. It…

Deep Concealed Carry/Back-up

There are many methods for carrying a back-up firearm or for deep concealed carry. One factor to consider when looking at deep concealed carry is access to the firearm. Most defensive situations happen very fast and individuals have little, if any, warning beforehand. I…

Concealed Carry vs. Open Carry

Some states do allow openly carrying firearms. There are rules surrounding open carry, however for this article we are going to focus on the concept of open carry. In many of my articles I mention telegraphing and why I recommend staying away from it….

Concealed Carry Problems

When it comes to carrying concealed there are issues that we need to be aware of. One of the most common issues is printing, which means that the firearm being carried for personal defense can be seen through the person’s clothing. It’s important to…

Choosing The Right Caliber

A question I get all the time is which caliber is the best choice for personal defense. This can be a tough question to answer, especially since there is not 1 specific caliber that fits for every situation. That being the case, instead of…

Choosing The Correct Firearm

Once you have made the decision to carry for personal protection, the next step in this process is choosing the correct firearm for you. There a few things to take into consideration to ensure you choose a firearm that will work for you. The…

Carrying In A Vehicle

Since a large portion of our day is spent in our vehicles travelling to and from work, it’s worth mentioning a few key points for carrying in our vehicles as well. One of the first things to cover is your method of carry and…

Ammo Selection For Everyday Carry

There are a few important things to think about when it comes to selecting ammunition for personal protection. One of the most important aspects is the environment in which you are in. Bullets have the ability, in many cases, to go through multiple objects…

Alternative Methods Of Carry

I have been getting a lot of questions from people about some alternative methods of carrying a firearm concealed. The questions were specifically about carrying a firearm in a purse, backpack, or fanny pack. While on the surface this may seem more convenient as…