8 Episodes / 1h11m
“Drill of the Month” is your roadmap to consistent firearms training. Every single month, our expert trainers will provide you with drills to incorporate into your own training routines at the range.
We will teach you exactly how to perform every drill in just a few minutes. This will allow you to follow the same training practices that have proven incredibly effective for our own firearms instructors at the U.S. Concealed Carry Association.
Each video will help you build practical skills quickly:
No drill will ever be the same, but every drill will help you take your shooting skills to the next level.
Drill of the Month is your blueprint to continued shooting success.
4 Episodes / 1h08m
Novice, expert or anywhere in between practicing — and continually mastering — firearm fundamentals is essential if you want to survive a life-or-death situation. Join the USCCA Training Team’s Steve Fischer, Mark Critchlow and Gavin Glasenapp as they take an in-depth look at optimal stance, proper grip, establishing sight alignment and sight picture, and trigger control; helping you better understand the fundamentals of defensive shooting (and have a little fun along the way).
5 Episodes / 55m
There is no substitute for safety and education when it comes to firearms. This is especially true in homes with children or first-time gun owners. But many people struggle to educate their families and friends about safe firearms handling and storage.
This training series will take the guesswork out of keeping your family safe around firearms. Understanding how to properly handle and store firearms makes every member of your home safer. Learn how to have meaningful conversations about gun safety so you can help every member of your family feel more confident and comfortable around firearms.
9 Episodes / 1h14m
What really separates you as a law-abiding citizen from the common criminal? You follow the law and want to protect what is good. You have the right to use deadly force to defend yourself and the people you love. But when can you use it?
As a law-abiding gun owner, you have to understand when you can legally use deadly force. You also have to understand how to control your body so you can defend yourself and make the right decisions during an attack.
As your family’s first line of defense, you need to know what to expect. This training series will prepare you to understand when you can use deadly force and how to control your body’s response to an actual attack.
11 Episodes / 1h23m
Choosing to be responsibly armed is an incredibly personal choice. Everyone has their own reasons for becoming a responsible protector.
We explored what drives the responsibly armed American. This series dives into the personal reasons people choose to carry a firearm and how they navigate the concealed carry lifestyle.
From the EDC gear they carry to their guns of choice, discover how ordinary Americans are taking control of their safety and security. Let’s look at what responsible gun owners rely on to protect themselves and the people they love.
Gear and Gadgets
5 Episodes / 41m
Mastering situational awareness is your first step to defeating an attacker before one ever strikes. Many people walk through life assuming someone else is responsible for providing their safety and protecting the lives of the people they love.
But when an attack actually does come, you cannot count on someone else being there to defend you. This training series will teach you how to make a few small changes to your daily life to become a hard target.
11 Episodes / 1h28m
Do you know how to rapidly address the penetration wounds of a bullet, knife or debris? Did you know duct tape is actually an effective first-aid tool?
Understanding how to immediately treat severe injuries is an essential skill for any responsible protector. That knowledge can give you the confidence to calmly administer first aid to yourself or another person when you only have minutes to make life-saving decisions.
Follow along with Kevin Michalowski, Executive Editor of Concealed Carry Magazine, and Anthony Lambert of ACT Training as they review the essential steps of trauma care.
Discover how to treat serious injuries ranging from gunshot wounds and broken bones to severe bleeding. This series will teach you how to quickly assess injuries. You will then learn how to apply tourniquets, cravat bandages, slings and even create improvised bandages. These modern first-aid techniques include valuable lessons learned from front-line military personnel and EMTs, including the use of pressure points to stop severe bleeding.
At the end of this training series, we will also teach you how to create emergency trauma kits for homes, cars and personal carry.
6 Episodes / 56m
It’s time to dive into the messy reality of real self-defense situations: Carjackings, home invasions, road rage and even random attacks while out walking. There’s no shortage of possible threats out there. So we ran some through some rapid simulations of actual self-defense situations.
The end result? A wealth of self-defense insights that unfold in mere seconds. We’ll dissect each scenario so you can take the key learning points and add them to your own self-defense arsenal.
Remember, the body can’t go where the mind has never been. Now it’s time to put yourself in the shoes of people facing heart-pounding self-defense situations.
Your hosts for this training series will be Kevin Michalowski, executive editor of Concealed Carry Magazine, and Attorney Tom Grieve, a highly-awarded former state prosecutor and founder of one of the largest criminal defense firms in Wisconsin.
13 Episodes / 2h24m
Effective, relevant training made for women by a highly qualified woman instructor. That is what you get with “The Complete Concealed Carry & Personal Protection Guide for Women.“
First-time firearms owners are at an all-time high, and women are leading the way as one of the fastest-growing groups. Beth Alcazar, author of Women’s Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals and associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine, has more than two decades of experience teaching and working in the firearms industry.
As a USCCA Certified Instructor, Beth also understands how to break down firearms and self-defense training into their most essential and practical elements.
Avoid the frustrations of time-consuming trial-and-error. Empower yourself with the training you need to save money and skip buying gear and holsters that just do not work for you. Find a gun you can be confident and comfortable carrying every day as a woman. Then arm yourself with the situational awareness skills you need to keep yourself and your family safe and out of harm’s way.
Featured Experts: Beth Alcazar and Kevin Michalowski
21 Episodes / 20h49m
You could spend a lifetime studying self-defense laws in America. The legal repercussions of drawing your weapon to stop a threat are at least as complicated as the tactics and strategies you need to actually defeat violent attackers.
Fortunately, there are those who dedicate their entire lives to this topic. While it might cost you hundreds of dollars for just an hour to sit down with an attorney, we’ve collected over 20 hours of in-depth legal analysis for you.
Attorney Tom Grieve, a highly-awarded former state prosecutor and founder of one of the largest criminal defense firms in Wisconsin, joins Kevin Michalowski, executive editor of Concealed Carry Magazine, to explore everything from the legal use of deadly force to how to survive civil chaos such as riots and protests.
They’ll answer hard-hitting questions from dozens of armed Americans across the country. This is your chance to hear honest, unfiltered legal and tactical advice about how the law of self-defense actually works for responsible gun owners.
20 Episodes / 2h12m
Handgun marksmanship begins with the fundamentals. Creating that foundation is the path to mastering your firearm and effectively using it in a real self-defense situation. This series will give you proven drills and expert advice to sharpen your skills from the ground up.
George Harris is a leading firearms instructor with more than 40 years of hard-earned experience and knowledge. He is also the co-founder of the internationally recognized SIG Academy.
In this series, he will walk you through a wide variety of topics, such as:
34 Episodes / 5h32m
Owning a firearm for self-defense is merely the first step on a powerfully rewarding journey to becoming a confident protector for the people you love. This comprehensive training series will introduce you to the essential skills and knowledge every gun owner needs to truly be a responsibly armed American.
Take the next step on your self-defense journey with Tim Schmidt, president and founder of the USCCA, and a team of world-class self-defense experts who will empower you to build a rock-solid foundation across a wide range of topics.
At the end of this series, you will be armed with a deeper understanding of a wide range of self-defense topics:
Featured Trainers: Tim Schmidt, Dave Young, George Harris, Steve Fischer, Kevin Michalowski, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, attorney Tom Grieve
32 Episodes / 3h19m
We use the term “responsibly armed American” a lot at the USCCA. But what does it actually mean?
It is a reference to a certain type of person, someone who has made the choice to bear the responsibility of protecting the people he or she loves. It takes grit, independence and dedication.
Being responsibly armed means you take your role as the ultimate protector seriously. You are more than just a gun owner. You are your family’s first line of defense when it matters most. But the world of responsible gun ownership can be daunting.
This training series will equip you with the essential knowledge every armed American needs. Tim Schmidt, president and founder of the USCCA, and Michael Martin, author of Concealed Carry & Home-Defense Fundamentals, will host your training videos.
Consider this your roadmap to becoming a more confident and capable protector, with enhanced knowledge about all of the following topics:
20 Episodes / 3h49m
Proving Ground is self-defense training transformed. There is no substitute for experience, so Proving Ground uses scenario-based training to put real people through unscripted, heart-pounding self-defense situations.
Realism, grit and heart-pounding self-defense training: That’s what you get with Proving Ground. Our expert trainers throw participants into dozens of scenarios that force them to put their training into actual practice. We dissect every decision and every mistake. This training will reveal what it is really like to face a violent attacker and pull the trigger.
Proving Ground brings you realistic simulations of mass shooter attacks, carjackings, home invasions, violent muggings and attempted kidnappings. Experts then train our participants and you, the viewer, to improve self-defense skills at every level.
These are just some of the scenarios you will experience in this training series:
11 Episodes / 1h50m
Join Kevin Michalowski as he reviews footage of some of USCCA’s most popular live training scenarios. We’ll take a look at real concealed carry permit holders' reactions when forced to defend themselves. Kevin will also walk through a variety of firearm drills that work with the body’s natural reaction when under stress and tips to keep you prepared for the unthinkable.