Avoiding or Minimizing Incidents and Engagement

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

Coming home from Benghazi

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

Being Physically Fit and the Importance of Pushing Yourself

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

Moms and Guns – A Newbie’s Journey

Listen in on this video of a new female student that has just gone through tactical training.  She discusses what’s it’s like to be a mom and carry her firearm with children around.   What’s the best way to carry as a woman and many other topics new shooters may ask. They talk about dangers in today's world, and why her ... Read More