Survival and Preparation

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 […]

Oklahoma Man Defends Home Against Three Burglars

An Oklahoma man defended his home from three burglars who broken into the Broken Arrow, OK home after 12:30 PM on March 27th. The man, 23 year old Zach Peters, used an AR-15 to shoot the armed burglars. All three intruders were killed, and preliminary investigation shows Peters acted in self-defense under Oklahoma’s Stand Your […]

Defender Training Drills – Balance of Speed and Precision Drill

The Defender Training Academy has been teaching multiple classes from handgun safety to advanced combat carbine courses since its opening in September. The DTA Director of Training, Matt Lillis, also started a new video series of Defender Drills for those outside of North Texas. The second segment focuses on working on your balance of speed […]