Preventing Careless Discharges

Preventing Careless Discharges

I once went to a training session where the two instructors warned those of us who were watching the other trainees at the targets, that they would shoot us if we aimed our weapon up range at the other instructor or trainees. They smiled and chuckled after, but I...
5 Things That Don’t Mix with Concealed Carry

5 Things That Don’t Mix with Concealed Carry

You know how we’ve all heard “Don’t swim right after you eat” and other phrases like that? Some of us are skeptical, but there are safety reasons behind it—such as cramps which could cause you to drown. In concealed carry, there are the same cautionary phrases, some...
Why You Need More than One CCW

Why You Need More than One CCW

This is not the “WHY NOT” conversation, advocating for buying yet another pistol. I don’t know how long I’ve banged the drum of “seasonal carry,” but it’s my first reason why you need to have more than one concealed carry weapon. But there are other instances where...
Let’s Talk Tactics

Let’s Talk Tactics

How many of you have been in a fight? If you ever have, you’ll know firsthand some of the advice here and hopefully affirm some of your experience. I won’t get on my soapbox about situational awareness, but when we talk about tactics—any tactics—your first line of...
Merry Christmas from Marshall

Merry Christmas from Marshall

It’s the day after Christmas, friends. Amy and I hope that you had a very Merry Christmas and have a wonderful New Year. For this post, I want to share with you some end-of-the-year thoughts on concealed carry during the holiday season. During Thanksgiving we talked...
Pocket Guns and Deep Concealment

Pocket Guns and Deep Concealment

Let’s be honest here, folks. There are times in this world that it is absolutely impractical to carry that double-stack, full size, five-inch barrel, “insert favorite gun model here.” In the crazy world we live in, there’s no way I can walk around with my G19 on my...