Empowerment is a powerful word and holds a different meaning to each of us, as it applies to each unique aspect of our lives. Christy Painchaud shares the importance of mindset and preparation to empower and protect yourself along with 7 things you should and can do.... [Read More]
  Terrorist attacks are scary. But it always helps to be educated about what to do and what not to do, so you have the best chances of staying safe.   Share your thoughts about what you would do if you found yourself in the middle of an attack unfolding around you. Was this message useful? What would you do... [Read More]
It’s Women on Wednesday… with “Toys, Tools, Guns & Rules” Our empowerment message this week is to encourage you to empower and educate your children with gun safety! We recently read a new favorite children’s gun safety book, “Toys, Tools, Guns & Rules” by @juliegolob (World Class Competitive Shooter and Industry Icon). We absolutely loved it! We highly recommend it... [Read More]
Check out our “Women on Wednesdays” message from Kim Sellers as she shares her empowerment story…   ”For the past several years, my dad and I go to the shooting range as a part of father-daughter time for his birthday.  It first began as something fun, “bonding” time.  However, the first time I held the gun in my hands and... [Read More]
Welcome to “Women on Wednesdays”… our new women’s column hosted by me, Christy Painchaud! This feature is especially for our female members and followers. But guys, you’ll want to read these too, as there will be a lot of useful insights coming in from our readers. As a firearms training instructor for many years now, one thing I have always... [Read More]
Cars are bad place to keep weapons. A jimmied car door, a broken window, and someone can steal a gun that can be used to commit more crimes. Research has found between 300,000 and 600,000 firearms in the U.S. are stolen every year. That’s 1,600 stolen guns every day, or more than one per minute. Follow these 10 tips to... [Read More]
Starting in January, we are doing something special for the ladies. We’re launching a Women on Wednesdays column, led by Christy Painchaud. Not all the stories and comments are coming from Christy though. We want to hear from our female followers and members!! Here’s a little message from Christy. “As an instructor, one thing I always loved about teaching was... [Read More]
Christy Painchaud is retired from military service. Her vast experience and training also includes being a special agent and a firearms instructor. As a mom, Christy helps bring a different perspective, from a woman and mom in the firearms world. Christy’s first memories of shooting a gun was with her dad at her uncle’s property in Kentucky. She started out... [Read More]
  In this lesson, Adam and Brian reveal how to secure your firearms for air travel and TSA searches. You’ll hear what to do when checking firearms on airlines with TSA, as well as alternatives to using airlines to transport firearms. Adam also shares what he found that works when securing firearms properly for TSA. You’ll also see why there... [Read More]
    Join Adam and Brian as they walk you through having safe passage through multiple states. You’ll hear what to do when crossing state lines, and what not to do. They share why you must be aware when crossing state lines, along with an explanation of what the Safe Passage federal law is, and what it means to your... [Read More]