by Jesse Mathewson 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 … Read More
Shoulder Holster or Belt Holster for Concealed Carry?
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 … Read More
Capacity vs Size for Concealed Carry
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 … Read More
LaserLyte® Laser Trainer Kit For Concealed Carry Training
Jesse Mathewson “In peace prepare for war, in war prepare for peace.” Sun Tsu Repetition in training breeds success in life. This is the mantra followed by the most successful warriors, businessmen, and individuals in life. Whether they know it or not, habits learned well and with consistent, proper approach lead to a much easier transition when emergencies occur. My … Read More
Situational Awareness Training For Concealed Carry
Life is a series of choices made by individuals with the information they have gathered while living through choices made by others around them. We can thank pilots for the term “situational awareness”. However, for the past few decades many professional crime fighters, military, and civilian individuals have used this term and trained to understand and be more aware of … Read More
How to Shoot a Pistol More Accurately [Ultimate Guide]
What follows is a simple yet comprehensive guide for the individual looking to shoot their handguns more accurately. The following approach was designed to allow someone with little or no experience in firearms to shoot an FBI qualifier and pass it with the first 60 rounds they fire. Using the next steps will allow you too easily get to an … Read More
Four (4) Key Aspects Of Firearms Training For Concealed Carry
by Weston Hawks I have been around firearms most of my life and in the past 6 years, I have grown to love shooting and learning about them. This year I have started a journey of becoming more proficient with them. I am going to share the four aspects of firearms training as I see them. Before I get started … Read More
Where To Find Concealed Carry Firearms Training?
Firearms training and education are among the most needed and least likely part of a preppers knowledge base to be obtained. In many cases, firearms training and instruction consists of little more than military basic training, law enforcement POST training and annual qualifications, concealed permit training, hunter education classes and or basic NRA classes. These by themselves without continuing practice … Read More
Mastering The Concealed Carry Quick Draw!
Drawing from concealment is not difficult, however, if you have never done it before it helps to have some guidance. If you have practiced or learned the basics you may be able to see some improvements or benefit from following this approach. We do not want to end up having an incident that could be avoided. Now before we get … Read More
Concealed Carry Drills – Training With Limited Time And Money
As one of my close friends said recently, “If you are like most working stiffs you are putting in 40-60 hours a week and in many cases living paycheck to paycheck. How and what should we work on to conserve ammunition and take advantage of limited time?” This is something I have been thinking about for well over a decade. … Read More
Concealed Carry Clothing: How To Dress When Armed Defensively!
There is a phrase some of us know, “dress for success!” This has been instilled in most of us as we worked our way through our post-teen, early adult life. This approach and phrase applies to defensive uses as well. From protection specialists through “operators” in many different areas how they dress is a reflection of the job they are … Read More
My Top Ten Concealed Carry Tips: Living With A Defensive Mindset
What is the meaning of life? The answer is simple for me, happiness! Happiness is a simple concept, it is a state of well-being and contentment. People who question our right to remain armed in a modern industrialized and supremely interconnected society do not understand what it takes to have happiness in life. In the article “Why you should be … Read More
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