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When we're out in the real world, most of the time we're with other people. Yet, in self-defense training, the assumption is that we're going to be acting alone.Plan, Organize and Practice Self-Defense

Plan, Organize and Practice Self-Defense

The Best Defense

When we're out in the real world, most of the time we're with other people. Yet, in...

Don't let your guard down while you're out doing recreational activities, as displayed in this scenario.Self-Defense Tips for Cyclists

Self-Defense Tips for Cyclists

The Best Defense

Don't let your guard down while you're out doing recreational activities, as displayed in this...

You have your concealed carry permit. You've purchased your carry gun and completed your training. But are you ready to head out into the real world? Look at these worst and best case scenarios from Concealed Carry Gone Wrong

Concealed Carry Gone Wrong

The Best Defense

You have your concealed carry permit. You've purchased your carry gun and completed your...

At the moment someone is about to take your life, what would you give to live even one more minute? Everything you have?Is an Expensive Personal Defensive Weapon a Waste of Money?

Is an Expensive Personal Defensive Weapon a Waste of Money?

Ed Head, DownRange.tv

At the moment someone is about to take your life, what would you give to live even one more...

Every day we interface with other people and too often we do this on autopilot and we are oblivious. In the modern world, this is not a good idea.Tips to Surviving a Bank Robbery

Tips to Surviving a Bank Robbery

The Best Defense

Every day we interface with other people and too often we do this on autopilot and we are...

Social Media allows you to share information and things about your life more efficiently than ever before. But it can also leave you more vulnerable.Tips to Protect Yourself on Social Media

Tips to Protect Yourself on Social Media

The Best Defense

Social Media allows you to share information and things about your life more efficiently than...

If you're considering purchasing a firearm for personal defense, there are a number of important decisions that need to be made before you buy. Choosing the Right Self Defense Ammo

Choosing the Right Self Defense Ammo

Brad Fitzpatrick - September 25, 2015

If you're considering purchasing a firearm for personal defense, there are a number of...

Please note this ranking addresses concealed carry rather than open carry.Best States for Concealed Carry (2015)

Best States for Concealed Carry (2015)

Keith Wood - September 14, 2015

Please note this ranking addresses concealed carry rather than open carry.

For 2015, SureFire has introduced a new compact pistol light, the company's smallest and mostFirst Look: SureFire XC1 Pistol Light

First Look: SureFire XC1 Pistol Light

G&A Online Editors - January 20, 2015

For 2015, SureFire has introduced a new compact pistol light, the company's smallest and most

To determine the best concealed carry states, we examined the specific criteria and assigned numerical values to each category for a maximum of 95 points. In the event of a tie, we made determinations based on factors such as prohibited locations and transport laws. Keep in mind that we are specifically focusing on concealed carry rather than open carry.Best States for Concealed Carry (2014)

Best States for Concealed Carry (2014)

G&A Staff - September 24, 2014

To determine the best concealed carry states, we examined the specific criteria and assigned...

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