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Survival and Preparation

Defending Yourself Without a Gun

The Defender Outdoors Shooting Center in Fort Worth is offering an exciting opportunity for North Texans or those willing to make the trip. The Defender Training Academy is offering a two-day course in defending yourself with non-ballistic weapons taught by federally certified force options instructor Steve Tarani. The two-day class will take place on July […]

Trigger Time TV: Staging a Rifle Sling

Rifle slings are a vital part of your gear. Often overlooked in favor of optics, bipods, lights, and other gadgets, a quality rifle sling and sling mounts allows you to manipulate the rifle better in a defensive or offensive setting. Unfortunately, the dangling strap can often get caught up on hazards, especially if you’re in […]

Bring a Machete to a Gun Fight

–By Jason Hanson, former CIA Officer and New York Times bestselling author. On a quiet summer night in Clearwater, Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Steve and Heather Aiosa awoke at 2:10 a.m. to find an intruder standing in the doorway of their bedroom. The intruder, later identified as Robert James Alcalde, began ransacking the bedroom while […]

Trigger Time TV: Family Defense Drill

Most people train for concealed carry and home defense by shooting targets, learning to safely and quickly clear rooms, and trying to put themselves into the mindset needed to effective defend themselves. However, there aren’t many drills that focus on defending yourself and your family. What if you were out with your children, grocery shopping […]

Home Defense Faceoff

Uh oh. It’s 3am and you hear the unmistakable sound of an intruder. Your don’t hesitate. You hoped this would never happen, but you’re prepared for the worst. You hastily reach for home defense tool of choice. Is it a handgun like the venerable 1911? Is it the ubiquitous GLOCK 19? Is it a AR-15 […]

Trigger Time TV: Fighting From Your Vehicle

Defender Outdoors has partnered with Trigger Time TV to bring our readers some great shooting tips, drills, and strategic advice. Trigger Time TV is a television show that brings together firearms professionals from across the United States to provide the highest level of firearms training and information to firearms enthusiasts across the country. Trigger Time […]