The first gun I ever purchased was a 1911. I bought it to carry for self-defense. I told my husband … Continued
Writer Profile: Melody Lauer
Melody Lauer is a Rangemaster and NRA certified handgun instructor who is also certified in Home Firearms Safety and the NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim program. For the past ten years she has carried a firearm for self-defense and trained in all manner of handgun and defensive disciplines from empty hands, defensive knife, impact weapons and extreme close quarters gun fighting.
Melody is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician, mother of three and self-defense blogger who is passionate about saving lives and helping others prepare to defend themselves and those they love.
Posts by Melody Lauer
There’s a craze sweeping the concealed carry community. Some have even dared to call it a new practice. Others have … Continued
Everyone wants to be a better shooter. Even the best competitors, sportsmen, and tacticians push themselves to new and better … Continued
The first time someone pointed out that I had problems with my handgun grip was at Tom Givens’ Rangemaster Instructor Development … Continued
With a history of over 100 years behind it, the 1911 is as iconic now as it was when it … Continued
“You’re standing in your bedroom doorway in your underwear in the middle of the night. At the end of a … Continued