Although many will discount the benefits of smaller self-defense and personal protection items, there is no doubt that having something is always better than having nothing, especially when your safety and perhaps even your survival depends upon it.
A firearm will almost always be your best defense against an armed gunman. However, in the event that you’re unable to carry concealed, a can of pepper spray has the potential of neutralizing the threat of lethal force.
If you are considering attending an NRA Carry Guard training course, or any firearm class for that matter, it is time to think about how you are going to feed your handgun.
NRATV’s Colion Noir joins NRA Carry Guard Daily’s Grant Stinchfield and NRA Carry Guard Lead Instructor Jeff Houston to discuss caliber size, stopping power, and common myths you may have heard concerning EDC firearms chambered in 9mm.
Something as simple and routine as holstering your weapon could be very dangerous. However, you can take certain precautions to ensure that your EDC firearm won’t accidentally discharge and cause injury to either yourself or to others.
Jeff Houston offers the second of five drills in NRA Carry Guard's second rendition of commuter drills.
Carrying a firearm at the gym is no easy task. NRA Carry Guard Lead Instructor Jeff Houston and Colion Noir opt for safety and do off-body carry whenever they go to the gym.
If you’re serious about being prepared as a concealed-weapons carrier, night sights are an absolute must. The fact of the matter is that active shooters and armed bad guys don’t just do their dirty work during the light of day.
For NRA members, gun enthusiasts and historians, it comes as no surprise that the NRA is, by every measurable metric, the world’s foremost authority on firearm safety and training.
Not everyone wants to be strapped with a firearm every time they head out to the trail for a jog, and you don’t have to. The most useful tool you have at your disposal is situational awareness.
You've just made it through the single most traumatic event of your life—how you handle yourself now will have consequences that will resonate for years.
On behalf of all of us at the NRA, thank you for being among the first to join NRA Carry Guard.
A generation ago, law-abiding citizens carrying concealed firearms in public were a relative rarity on the American landscape.