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What Training Should You Get For Concealed Carry?

In Concealed Carry Tactics by Jesse Mathewson2 Comments

Every state has different requirements for carrying a concealed defensive tool. Some states require evidence of need, other states allow constitutional carry which has no legislative limitations outside of being a resident of the state and a law-abiding citizen. Safety is absolutely the most important part of carrying a handgun for defensive purposes. The most often repeated safety rules are …

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Shoulder Holster or Belt Holster for Concealed Carry?

In Concealed Carry Tactics by Jesse Mathewson8 Comments

Carrying concealed is a choice between solid retention, ease of use and comfort. It is always my intent to relate what works over what is prettiest or most comfortable. What I can say from experience is that belt holsters are the best for concealed carry, specifically inside the waist band (IWB). There are environments and needs for shoulder holsters as …

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Capacity vs Size for Concealed Carry

In Concealed Carry Tactics by Jesse Mathewson8 Comments

Of the many things to consider when choosing a firearm, this is easily the most important. The choice itself should be based on what your needs are based on location, environment as well as physical and mental ability. Because you are reading this article the assumption is you want to carry for defense of self. So let us look at …

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Do I Need a Concealed Carry Permit for Pepper Spray?

In General Topics by M.D. CreekmoreLeave a Comment

Even though I have a handgun carry permit and legally carry a handgun almost everywhere that I go, I also carry a can of pepper spray. I know some of you are probably thinking… why would anyone need to carry defensive spray if they are already carrying a handgun… Well, the fact is that the majority of the time most situations …

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What Is A Concealed Carry Badge and Do You Need One?

In General Topics by M.D. Creekmore1 Comment

What is a concealed carry badge and do you need one? That’s a good question and one that I’ve been asked a lot since starting this site and to make a long answer short – no you don’t need a concealed carry badge, however, there are pros and cons to both sides of the argument and I’ll talk about both …

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What Is A Concealed Carry Knife?

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by David R Concealed weapons are weapons, especially handguns, which are kept hidden on one’s person, or under one’s control. This is the legal definition of concealed carry. Some additional definitions are, a firearm or dangerous weapon is concealed if it is carried in such a manner as to not be discernible by the ordinary observation of a passerby. What …

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Unarmed Self-Defense From WWII

In General Topics by M.D. Creekmore3 Comments

Editor’s note: The following selections were excerpted from FM 21-150: Unarmed Defense for the American Soldier, an Army manual published in 1942. Knowing how to defend yourself even if you don’t have a gun is important, however, it’s best to avoid confrontation if possible. PURPOSE OF TRAINING The object of this training is to develop the soldier in the art …

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What Medical Training Should I Get For Concealed Carry?

In General Topics by Jesse MathewsonLeave a Comment

This article is meant to show you what training you should get for concealed carry. What is included in the article are references, links for additional training and resources and lastly definitions and descriptions. Always remember, make sure you and your family are safe before attempting to offer assistance to anyone. Never do so if it means sacrificing your own …