S8E16: Concealed Carry Shopping List

Jacob and Matthew talk through the required shopping list for a responsible Concealed Carrier. Embarking on this journey can be intimidating and expensive so boiling it down to the core must-haves is what this episode is all about.

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Techniques for Using Pepper Spray for Self Defense

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We promote a self-defense strategy that begins with a proper mindset of awareness and avoidance. Unfortunately, avoidance isn’t always possible, and when de-escalation is ineffective or impractical, we can make the mistake of thinking our everyday carry (EDC) handgun is the solution. Without question, a handgun is a fantastic tool in some self-defense situations, but…

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What do You Carry Along With Your EDC Gun?

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If you’re reading this post, you likely carry a handgun for self-defense, and I have a question for you. What do you carry daily in addition to your everyday carry (EDC) concealed carry handgun? On a recent episode of the Concealed Carry Podcast, Riley asked me a series of questions in a rapid-fire session. One…

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Other Self-Defense Options

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There are times when you might not be able to carry your gun for one reason or another. Or maybe you want to use a less-lethal tool for self-defense. Either way, it’s a good idea to have some other self-defense options, as well as the knowledge on how best to use them. The biggest thing…

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Episode 484: Less Lethal Options with Chuck Haggard

Today, Riley Bowman sits down with “Legendary Lawman” Chuck Haggard to discuss less lethal options for every defensive-minded man and woman to consider. We will likely also talk about managing unknown contacts as well, time permitting. These are some topics Chuck will be teaching about at the 2021 Guardian Conference in Oklahoma City. We hope to see you there!

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3 Other EDC Items Worth Considering

I think it’s safe to say that most of us have the EDC gun thing down pat. I think that if you’re here reading this blog that chances are great you don’t need me to tell you that you should be carrying a gun on your person for self-defense. But, what if there were other…

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