Today we're sharing minimum EDC (minimum everyday carry) best practices for carrying on your body in your daily activities. You'll see the state your gun must be in, along with what you need on you with your carry gun. This includes non-gun tools, defensive items and more. You'll uncover the most powerful deterrent besides a gun. You'll also learn when... [Read More]
ADAM PAINCHAUD:  You're a firearms instructor for 18+ years. You’ve been on the range a lot. You're working a lot of students and influencing a lot of folks, people maybe just starting out shooting or seasoned operators. When you're out there obviously you have the hard scopes. You're focusing on mindset and things like that, what's the big message you're... [Read More]
ADAM PAINCHAUD: Most people who continue to educate themselves and train understand the mindset of avoiding any incident in the first place.  What are some of the approaches you take in this area of avoiding or minimizing engagement? KRIS PARONTO:  The first thing you want to do is not get in a gunfight. You don’t want to be in that... [Read More]
Recently we discussed suggestions on how to interact with law enforcement (while packing heat) during a traffic stop. Now we are going to discuss do’s and don’ts if you ever find yourself dealing with law enforcement responding to a shooting or other critical incident. It is important to understand that specific laws in your state/region may dictate other than what... [Read More]
If you carry all day every day (like you should) there is a high probability at some point you will have interaction with law enforcement. Whether that means getting pulled over or following a critical incident you may be involved in. Understanding how to act is not just important from the legal perspective, it may save your life. Since this... [Read More]
ADAM PAINCHAUD:  Obviously, most people know you publicly from your experience in Benghazi. Can you tell us a little bit about what happened when you returned? Obviously, with the Rangers you had a lot of deployment and combat time prior to that attack. But what specifically with that attack, what influenced home and family life when you returned from that... [Read More]
Listen in as Adam shares his opinions on the modern state of firearm ammo and how it has improved. You'll learn about the major bullet calibers, including the best choice, and why Adam chooses this for his go-to caliber. He also lets you in on a secret that makes shooting easier on your gun and your body, while saving money... [Read More]
Join Adam as he takes you to a practice shooting range, and shares his best practices for knowing what to think and what to do so you are mentally prepared. See what to bring so you can make the most of the day and stay safe, while being prepared to practice, learn and have fun. Having a plan together before... [Read More]
In this video Officer Adam Painchaud gives real life examples of how to and how not to deal with the traffic stops and firearms. We talk step-by-step about the best practices to use and exactly what not to do. Join Adam and Brian as they walk you through this mock traffic stop. During this scene, you'll discover how to act... [Read More]
ADAM PAINCHAUD: Obviously being physically fit is obviously important. How do you think that enhances your defensive posture, you're mindset? Why is this so important to you? KRIS "TANTO"PARONTO: Well, it does. Mindset first of all, actually I'm downstairs.  I got done with my 4.5 run and I'm downstairs working out while we're doing this interview right now trying to... [Read More]