The holiday season is such a wonderful time of year; for the most part people are in good spirits, more generous, and kind to one-another. Unfortunately, there are people who prey on that kindness and want to take advantage of the generosity that comes with the holiday season. This is the time of year when […]
The AR platform is popular for personal/home defense. Crimson Trace recently introduced an aftermarket tactical light, the CWL-202, for rail-equipped long guns. We are going to kick off a series of how-to articles that feature one of the country’s top trainers giving us recommendations on how to use Crimson Trace products. We’ll begin with the […]
I recently wrote a piece for The WON about running with a gun, and there is another piece of that self-protection mindset that we should make sure we cover: storage. Part of carrying a gun when you run, walk, hike, or otherwise leave your house and chose to be armed is securing it when you […]
“What should I do if I’m pulled over by a police officer while I’m carrying my firearm?” This question frequently comes up in my gun classes, so much so that I’ve added a section in my PowerPoint to discuss how to handle the situation. Hopefully, you’re a cautious driver and won’t find yourself in this […]
I’ve run since I was 14. At the time, the daughter of a friend told me I shouldn’t run alone – something bad could happen to me. She was only 6, but she already had gained an awareness of this reality: as a female, running down a country road poses danger. I never stopped running. […]
These signs can stop you in your tracks at the entrance. You know, those signs that tell you that you can or can’t carry a firearm into the building. What do they mean and how do they pertain to concealed carry license holders? What about those who carry without a permit and live in a […]
Krav Maga (pronounced “krahv mahGAH”) is a form of training that cuts out extra nonsensical teaching methods, to make it more of a strictly street violence form of self-defense. It doesn’t include any type of spiritual or meditative elements. It teaches students to respond to real life-or-death situations. Learning how to handle circumstances in which […]
Firearms instructor Stacy Bright gives advice on how to talk to other parents about guns in their homes, how to talk to your children and how to keep your own home safe, too. Sponsored by LaserMax, Inc.