Archive | Concealed Carry

This collection of articles deals with concealed carry weapons and all aspects of the CCW lifestyle. Tactics, training, mindset, and law–we discuss all aspects of concealed carry for self defense

Why Carrying Concealed Sucks...

Why Carrying Concealed Sucks…

We did a previous article about why carrying a concealed firearm is awesome. The perks such as increased security, anonymity, and several other things really do make carrying concealed a great option. And now we have to look at the flip side of the coin... Why carrying concealed sometimes sucks... "Gun free zones" only work…

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Talon Grips for the Springfield Armory XDs Review

Talon Grips for the Springfield Armory XDs Review

As much as I disliked the XDs platform grip from the factory, Talon Grips has a solution. They make a grip wrap that helps tone done the aggressiveness of the factory system while still providing excellent retention all at a reasonable price and an easy to install package. They come in two varieties, a rubber…

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10 Skills To Practice After You Finish Concealed Carry Training

10 Skills To Practice After You Finish Concealed Carry Training

In most states, there's a mandatory training course that all concealed carry applicants have to take before applying or receiving their concealed carry licenses. These courses are meant to be informative and educational. They are not meant to be a capstone course in your own personal handgun training. After the course is through and the…

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Never Forget These 10 Habits Of A Concealed Carrier

Never Forget These 10 Habits Of A Concealed Carrier

As with every activity, there's a tendency to develop habits -- good and bad. Complacency, comfort, and a false sense of security can lull a concealed carrier into dangerous habits. In this article, though, we're going to cover ten habits that are good to maintain. HABIT 10: Scan and assess Concealed carriers don't bury their…

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Why Carrying Concealed Is Great

Why Carrying Concealed Is Great

For those that can remember receiving their concealed carry permit or license in the mail, it's an exciting day. Not only does this mean Day 1 of Carry Everyday, it means you've joined the illustrious ranks of citizens who are willing and able to be armed for their own personal protection. Here's a few reasons…

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Tips For Tall Concealed Carriers

Tips For Tall Concealed Carriers

Being tall is great for a lot of things. You can reach high-up items off the shelf, change lightbulbs without stepping on a stool, reach up over a ledge and pull yourself up. And then there are things where it's not always an advantage -- driving in economy size cars, sitting in cramped school desks,…

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How To Talk To Police After A Defensive Gun Use

How To Talk To Police After A Defensive Gun Use

The echoes of your last gunshot haven't even finished reverberating off the walls before a thought may ring out in your mind: your situation has come from a defensive gun use to a post-defensive gun use. A "defensive gun use" is whenever you use a firearm to defend your life from another person or animal.…

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3 Little Known Secrets Of Marksmanship

3 Little Known Secrets Of Marksmanship

Expert marksmen who have been instructing students in the use of firearms constantly reinforce the principles of marksmanship. These principles are pretty basic, really. Sight picture Sight alignment Breathing Bone support Trigger control Steady position That position can be either standing, sitting, kneeling, prone, or supported. It doesn't matter so long as it is a…

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5 Decisions Every Concealed Carrier Is Forced To Make

5 Decisions Every Concealed Carrier Is Forced To Make

In almost every concealed carrier's time carrying a handgun, he or she will inevitably be confronted with certain decisions that need to be made. They can be related to carrying a firearm altogether or the decision to try to step into an uncertain situation. Let's go over five decisions every concealed carrier will likely have…

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