Many of us who regularly carry a firearm in public (either concealed or in the open) have been asked why we would choose to do that. A recent survey found that 32% (81 million) of adults in this country own at least one firearm. More than half of them (56%) choose to carry one for personal defense. … [Read more...] about Why are You Carrying a Gun?
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We tend to think of our home as our castle or our safe space. We should all be fortunate enough to feel safe in our homes. While it may “feel” safe, there are several steps you can take to improve its safety. Hardening is defined as “to make or become tougher and more clearly defined.” We should … [Read more...] about Hardening Your Home
Tis the season of resolutions. Some are kept, many slip by the wayside, perhaps to be repeated next year. We suggest an alternative at which you’re more likely to succeed: “What if?” None of us ever want to be in a situation where we need to take emergency actions. We make choices on a constant … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolution: What If?
Are you prepared, both mentally and physically, to defend yourself should the need arise? Many of us may think that, because we’ve chosen to arm ourselves with a firearm or other defensive tool, we’re good to go. But, it’s not that simple. It’s been said that the best defense is a good offense. … [Read more...] about Are You Prepared for Self Defense?
Every action we take in our lives includes an element of risk. Both consciously and subconsciously, we constantly evaluate those risks and then modify our behavior. The result is a risk level that we as individuals are comfortable with. Daily activities as simple as crossing a street are … [Read more...] about Managing Risk in Your Life
Marksmanship is a perishable skill. If you don’t practice, your accuracy, speed and familiarity will diminish. The solution is simple: practice, practice, practice. While it may be difficult to get excited about doing dry fire drills at home, there is an alternative that is both fun and allows you … [Read more...] about When Practice is Fun