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11 Best Affordable Defensive Pistols Under $500

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

Brad Fitzpatrick

Using Cover for Self Defense

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

Richard Nance

Best Shot Placement for Self Defense

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

Richard Nance

Covertly Drawing Your Handgun Can Be A Lifesaver

A covert draw gives you the element of surprise, which is often the deciding factor in a

Richard Nance

Your Empty or Malfunctioned Handgun Can Still Be a Weapon

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

Richard Nance

Project Childsafe

Project Childsafe and gun makers take aim at accidental deaths.

Brad Fitzpatrick

Cold Weather Carry

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

Richard Nance

Self Defense: Kimber's Pepper Blaster II

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

Richard Nance

Using Flashlights for Low Light Situations

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

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7 Must-Know Tips to Survive and Prevent a Carjacking

These seven tips will help stack the deck in your favor to prevent, or at least survive, a

Richard Nance

Personal Defense: Being Street Smart

What cops have learned in everyday dealings with criminals can help you stay safe.

Richard Nance

This or This? Striker vs DAO for Pocket Carry

Richard Nance and James Tarr debate which type of trigger system is best for a pocket carry

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