How Much Training is ”Enough”?

What is ‘enough’ training? When we see students come through our classes, we know from experience that most of them will not continue to train with their guns and self defense skills.  It’s an unfortunate reality and it tends to be for very important reasons:...

Illegal Gun, Legal Self Defense

We get this question in our Free Concealed Carry classes on a pretty regular basis, and it’s worth discussing. What happens if you end up in a self defense shooting but you were carrying the gun illegally? Before you jump to conclusions on ‘illegally...

Lessons From The Classroom – The 911 Tapes

Guns For Everyone has had nearly 100,000 students come through our Free Concealed Carry classes in the last 10 years.  We have heard every kind of story, heard every kind of question, and seen every walk of life.   When we discuss the 911 call in our class,...

The Reality Of The Mass Shooter Phenomenon

Why does this keep happening? Tuesday afternoon I was stopping in to a gun store to see a fellow instructor.  As soon as I walked in the door he told me, “Another mass shooting. Elementary school, so far 14 kids.”  I was instantly speechless.  Unfortunately we are...

The Trap of Normalcy Bias

Last week, we sent an email defining what Justified means in self defense. This week we’re going to talk about a psychological phenomenon that could impact whether you are really ready to defend yourself. It’s 10pm on a Saturday night.  You and your...

When is a shooting “justified”?

Last week, we sent an email discussing a crazy self defense shooting. This week we’re going to dive into a discussion about when the use of deadly force is justified. When we look at self defense shootings in the news, a quick review of the comments below the...