Archive | Self-Defense

A place to look for answers to your questions about self defense, the appropriate use of force, the tactics and techniques for keeping yourself safe, and the martial art of self defense both armed and unarmed. Also, check out our sister site Self Defense RX.

Do You Need Body Armor for Home Defense?

Do You Need Body Armor for Home Defense?

I strive to be ever reasonable about “realistic” defensive skills as opposed to the fantasy band camp that we see among many in the shooting and defensive community. While I am all for every citizen being ready to fight I also think they should focus on the skill set that is most applicable to the…

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Knives and CCW

Knives and CCW

We tend to focus on firearms here at USA Carry, for obvious reasons. However, we have discussed the role of knives in the CCW world in the past, and it’s fair to say that knives and CCW have a very complicated relationship. So I thought we ought to sit down and take a look at…

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Dealing With A Violent Incident in Your Neighborhood

Dealing With A Violent Incident in Your Neighborhood

Recently, a man was shot and killed in my neighborhood. I didn’t know him, nor do I know what lead to the incident. I can’t pass judgment or offer commentary, beyond extended my thoughts and prayers to his family. However, the whole thing got me thinking: what’s the best way to handle something like this?…

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Why Pistol Ammo Is So Important

Why Pistol Ammo Is So Important

When the price of ammo goes up, everyone rushes to the store to make impulse purchases. Their first considerations are usually rifle, shotgun and then pistol. Surplus ammunition deals for 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 Auto have steadily pushed a lot of the consumer market into those calibers. As a concealed carrier, I love a…

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Top 7 Reasons Why You Need An AR Pistol

Top 7 Reasons Why You Need An AR Pistol

AR pistols aren't just a passing fad. With the ability to chamber a multitude of different calibers, AR pistols are portable, lightweight, and versatile in all the ways a gun owner needs in a life-or-death emergency. In this article, we'll discuss ten ways an AR pistol is an essential piece in any gun owner's defensive tool…

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A Shot In The Dark: Lights, Lasers Or Night Sights

Decades of information on defensive and police shootings informs us that if you are going to be involved in a defensive shooting, there's a good chance it will occur in low-light conditions. How, then, is one to index their pistol in the dark? There are three typical solutions. Lights - such as a weapon light…

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Natural Disasters: 5 Tips For Keeping It Cool And Concealed

Natural Disasters: 5 Tips For Keeping It Cool And Concealed

Earthquakes in Idaho, wildfires through the Pacific Northwest, Hurricane Harvey, and now Hurricane Irma... If you're not on the edge of your seat already, you might want to check your pulse. Social media is full of pictures of people scrapping over bottles of water, getting greedy or just plain getting criminal. Natural disasters and emergencies…

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