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In a real-life situation, you need to make sure the known threat is neutralized before scanning for unknown threats. Make sure you aren't just posing but actually scanning to find a threat. Finally, make sure you're in position to defend yourself should an additional threat be detected.Self-Defense: How to Search for Additional Threats

Self-Defense: How to Search for Additional Threats

Richard Nance - July 24, 2020

In a real-life situation, you need to make sure the known threat is neutralized before...

While it's not all that likely you'll have to reload your pistol during a gunfight, the ability to do so efficiently could save your life.Reloading During a Gunfight

Reloading During a Gunfight

Richard Nance - April 23, 2020

While it's not all that likely you'll have to reload your pistol during a gunfight, the...

You don't have to spend a lot of money on a defense pistol to effectively protect your home and family.11 Best Defensive Pistols Under $500

11 Best Defensive Pistols Under $500

Brad Fitzpatrick - April 07, 2020

You don't have to spend a lot of money on a defense pistol to effectively protect your home...

Recognizing and properly using cover can save your life. It's important to know what will and won't stop a bullet, as well as how closely you should hug cover depending on circumstances.Using Cover for Self Defense

Using Cover for Self Defense

Richard Nance - March 18, 2020

Recognizing and properly using cover can save your life. It's important to know what will and...

A handgun round isn't going to do much to halt an attack if it's not hitting something vital. The choice of what to target depends on a number of factors.Best Shot Placement for Self Defense

Best Shot Placement for Self Defense

Richard Nance - January 16, 2020

A handgun round isn't going to do much to halt an attack if it's not hitting something vital....

When quarters are tight, your gun is inoperable and you're facing a deadly threat, don't forget you're essentially holding a gun-shaped hammer.Your Empty or Malfunctioned Handgun Can Still Be a Weapon

Your Empty or Malfunctioned Handgun Can Still Be a Weapon

Richard Nance - October 25, 2018

When quarters are tight, your gun is inoperable and you're facing a deadly threat, don't...

Project Childsafe and gun makers take aim at accidental deaths.Project Childsafe

Project Childsafe

Brad Fitzpatrick - October 16, 2018

Project Childsafe and gun makers take aim at accidental deaths.

Cold weather garments present obstacles in both drawing and firing, and gloves add another potential hurdle.Cold Weather Carry

Cold Weather Carry

Richard Nance - September 12, 2018

Cold weather garments present obstacles in both drawing and firing, and gloves add another...

Kimber's Pepper Blaster II is a great less-lethal alternative.Self Defense: Kimber's Pepper Blaster II

Self Defense: Kimber's Pepper Blaster II

Richard Nance - July 30, 2018

Kimber's Pepper Blaster II is a great less-lethal alternative.

Richard Nance and James Tarr discuss and demonstrate the use of flashlights when operating in lowUsing Flashlights for Low Light Situations

Using Flashlights for Low Light Situations

Handguns TV - July 10, 2018

Richard Nance and James Tarr discuss and demonstrate the use of flashlights when operating in...

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