How to Handle Hands

How to Handle Hands

In the world we live in there are two kinds of people—friends and strangers. Both of which can be handsy, whether that’s in a friendly way or otherwise. And these contacts are either consensual or non-consensual. As concealed carriers, we are all mindful of who...
De-escalation of Terrible Neighbors

De-escalation of Terrible Neighbors

For the most part of our lives, it is unlikely that any of us will ever experience terrible instances or circumstances involving our neighbors. It is likely, however, that in the course of renting or buying a home you’ll end up dealing with a sketchy, noisy or...
Concealed Carry at Work

Concealed Carry at Work

Here’s a subject we don’t talk about often, well because it is my hope that many of you, if not all, have the viable option of concealed carrying at work. It’s also safe to assume that none of you need convincing either, but if you know someone who needs it (say your...
Summertime Concealed Carry Around Water

Summertime Concealed Carry Around Water

As we head into summer, more and more of us are headed outside for some fun in the sun. Many of you might be heading on a family vacation, going hiking and camping, boating, and etc. One thing we haven’t really covered here on Concealed Carry Chops are some tips about...
Movement: An Essential Self-Defense Tool

Movement: An Essential Self-Defense Tool

I have said it many times before—there are multiple self-defense tools, not just situational awareness. Now, don’t get me wrong, situational awareness is a both a tool and a skill—that absolutely needs to be honed. We’ve talked about your voice being a self-defense...