Handgun Carry — Concealed & Open


If you choose to carry, whether open or concealed, you need to be well-versed in the operation and handling of your firearm, and it is vital that you are well-versed in the laws and permit requirements of the area you will be carrying in. You'll also want to know about the different ways to carry, as well as the equipment, accessories and clothing that will allow you to carry safely, successfully, and comfortably.


Team Gun Blogger - Carrying Your Gun

Welcome, NSSF, To The Teamgunblogger Lifestyle. Welcome, NSSF, To The Teamgunblogger Lifestyle.

This website, seven years ago: We are committed to getting the millions of new gun owners out to the range and encouraging their safe use of guns in competition, training and practice. The NSSF, last month: One trip to the range can be all it takes to create a new recreational shooter. With your help, we can recruit the next generation of target shooters and secure a strong future for one of the greatest American traditions. Join the +ONE Movement and invite a friend on your next trip to the range. Gun... [Read the rest of this article]

Content Dump. Content Dump.

I’m quite proud of this piece I did for NRA Family on making shooting resolutions for the New Year. You’re already resolving to lose weight and exercise more this year, so why not resolve to shoot more as well? I really liked the Ruger PC Carbine I reviewed for Shooting Illustrated (and so did my editors, because they named it their Rifle Of The Year). However one thing I found in testing it was that the one short section of Picatinny rail on it wasn’t enough. Fortunately,... [Read the rest of this article]

Keeping Your Gun Safe in the Home Keeping Your Gun Safe in the Home

A few months ago, I mentioned that I carry in my home just like I carry outside of my home. Yes, I have a quick-access gun safe and I use it at night to store my CCW gun, but day in, day out, I keep my carry gun on me except when I’m wrestling with my sons or some other activity.  Why? Because it’s faster to engage a threat with a gun on my hip or in my pocket is faster than any off-body storage method, that’s why.  Share this:FacebookPinterestRedditTwitter Tags: buying a... [Read the rest of this article]

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Welcome, NSSF, To The Teamgunblogger Lifestyle. Welcome, NSSF, To The Teamgunblogger Lifestyle.

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A Beginner’s Guide to USPSA Stage Strategy. A Beginner’s Guide to USPSA Stage Strategy.

I get frustrated sometimes with the lousy advice given to beginners in practical shooting who want to learn how to optimize their movement during a stage.... 

Upcoming Training: Warrior Club At Training Grounds. Upcoming Training: Warrior Club At Training Grounds.

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I’m quite proud of this piece I did for NRA Family on making shooting resolutions for the New Year. You’re already resolving to lose weight... 

Context Is King Context Is King

Throughout the hundreds and hundreds of hours of firearms training classes I’ve had, there’s been exactly ONE class that has attempted to apply the... 

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Top Ten Reasons To Shoot Practical Pistol Top Ten Reasons To Shoot Practical Pistol

It’s fun. Really, really REALLY fun It helps familiarize yourself with your pistol of choice It improves your accuracy under stressful conditions You meet... 

Improving your score on the IDPA Classifier Improving your score on the IDPA Classifier

We’ve talked about what the IDPA Classifier is, now let’s talk about how to shoot it well.  This is my scoresheet from the last Classifier I shot.... 

Shooting the IDPA Classifier Shooting the IDPA Classifier

IDPA is a fast-growing shooting sport that is more focused on “defensive” situations than other shooting sports such as USPSA. People competing in IDPA... 

Gearing up for an IDPA competition Gearing up for an IDPA competition

We’re big fans of competition as a means of testing yourself and your gear in something that’s more stressful than just punching holes in paper on a... 

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It’s the difference between winning trophies and finishing at the bottom of the match results.  It’s also a critical part of being able to successfully... 

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