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NRA Women Tips and Tactics Video Series by Carrie Lightfoot

NRA Women Tips and Tactics Video Series by Carrie Lightfoot

Carrie Lightfoot: The Right Holster for You  Carrie Lightfoot: Getting Started with Concealed Carry  Carrie Lightfoot: Personal Concealed Carry ​System Carrie Lightfoot: Which Gun Do I Choose? Carrie Lightfoot: Drawing from Concealment ..

The Well Armed Women Hosts 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference

The Well Armed Women Hosts 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference

The Well Armed Women Hosts 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference        SCOTTSDALE, AZ – August 25 - The Well Armed Woman [TWAW] Shooting Chapters nonprofit organization will hold its 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference in Jacksonville, Fla., from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. Susan LaPierre, ..

The Blaze - 'For the Record': How Education Is a Weapon in the Fight for Gun Rights

The Blaze - 'For the Record': How Education Is a Weapon in the Fight for Gun Rights

The terror attack that killed 49 people and left another 53 injured at Pulse nightclub in Orlando has led to a new wave of calls for gun control. Gun rights activists are fighting back, and one of the most effective ways they’ve done it is by getting average Americans more informed about guns. Carrie Lightfoot is..

NSSF’s Project ChildSafe Names Carrie Lightfoot “S.A.F.E. Summer”  Local Champion in Firearm Safety

NSSF’s Project ChildSafe Names Carrie Lightfoot “S.A.F.E. Summer” Local Champion in Firearm Safety

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More women choosing to arm themselves - Fox News

More women choosing to arm themselves - Fox News

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Sales of women's gun accessories shoot up - FOX 10

Sales of women's gun accessories shoot up - FOX 10

"Women historically we've been the protected gender, whether it was our men, or law enforcement, we perceived we had that protection, the reality is we don't, we are our own first responders," said Lightfoot. ..

Guns topping Christmas lists thanks to terrorism concerns, fear over restrictions - NBC Today Show

Guns topping Christmas lists thanks to terrorism concerns, fear over restrictions - NBC Today Show

Companies like "The Well-Armed Woman" in Scottsdale, Arizona, have done brisk business selling accessories like holsters, concealed carry purses and bullet jewelry targeting female gun owners. ..

Guns for women? Christmas lists are locked and loaded

Guns for women? Christmas lists are locked and loaded

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) - When it comes to that perfect Christmas gift, a lot of people in Arizona set their sights on guns and/or gun accessories. To that end, "gun-centric" businesses have been slammed this holiday season. But the bullets and belt clips are not just for the men anymore. "A lot o..

More resources available for surge of women buying guns

More resources available for surge of women buying guns

Watch video here Cincinnati shop owners say there is surge of women buying firearms UPDATED 7:19 PM EST Dec 15, 2015   CINCINNATI —More women are taking charge and putting safety in their own hands.   Cincinnati shop owners said there's a surge in women buying guns. Now, ..

Gun TV aims to launch in 2016

Gun TV aims to launch in 2016

A new home shopping channel is set to hit cable next month, but don't expect to see sweaters, dresses or jewelry appearing on this particular network. The new outlet is called GunTV, the first live hosted cable network dedicated to firearms, industry insights and safety education. GunTV will launch on J..

2015 Gun Rights Policy Conference - C-SPAN

2015 Gun Rights Policy Conference - C-SPAN

The Second Amendment Foundation and the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms hosted the 30th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference. Speakers included authors, bloggers, radio hosts, knife rights officials, and the owner of the Well Armed Woman training company Click on image to view segment ..

The Well Armed Woman Aims to Teach Self-Defense

The Well Armed Woman Aims to Teach Self-Defense

Posted: Fri 9:27 PM, Nov 20, 2015 By: Megan Hahn - Email Gun rights stories are always controversial. People on both sides of the issue stake out positions and rarely compromise. This isn't a story about the Second Amendment. It's about a group of North Dakota women who simply ..

More Ladies Becoming Well Armed Woman

More Ladies Becoming Well Armed Woman

FOX 66 11-10-15 Sheridan Arms is a Saginaw shooting range and on most days it's filled with guys. But on the second Tuesday of each month, in a small room upstairs, it's ladies night. "More and more women are feeling empowered to make their own choices and to be educated on the choices that they make and that'..

Women's Firearm Safety - News Channel 11

Women's Firearm Safety - News Channel 11

News 11's Sarah Veronis attended an educational course at The Sportsman's Shop in New Holland that teaches women all they need to know about handling firearms... ..

Well Armed Woman group aims to promote firearms among females

Well Armed Woman group aims to promote firearms among females

SIOUX CITY | On the third Monday evening of every month, a group of women gather at Yards Shooting Range to talk shop and shoot the breeze -- then shoot at targets. The local chapter of The Well Armed Woman, a national organization with 222 chapters in 48 states, calls the range home, with Tiffani Smith, the range’s..

The Well Armed Woman aims to educate women on firearm use

The Well Armed Woman aims to educate women on firearm use

Guns, self-defense, protection and sisterhood? Doesn't seem like a likely combination, until you head to a gun range where everyone holding a firearm is a woman. It's a fairly new organization that started in 2012, but in Pitt county a chapter of " The Well Armed Woman, LLC," started four months ago. Pitt is a co..

The Well Armed Woman’s 2nd Annual Leadership Conference a Resounding Success

The Well Armed Woman’s 2nd Annual Leadership Conference a Resounding Success

Phoenix, Ariz.  - Oct 6, 2015 - Hundreds of The Well Armed Woman (TWAW) female shooting group leaders and instructors from across the United States gathered in Phoenix, Ariz. to network, train and learn how to better expand the world of firearms to women across the US. With the desire to be able to protect ..

Women empowered to protect themselves with firearms

Women empowered to protect themselves with firearms

  Posted: Saturday, September 19, 2015 6:15 am By Christian Betancourt The Duncan Banner The Well Armed Woman, a national organization that empowers, equips and educates women about gun ownership and protection, started a chapter in Duncan and will meet Oct. 10 at the Firearms Solutions gun ran..

Organization empowers and arms women with guns

Organization empowers and arms women with guns

Posted: Sep 12, 2015 9:27 PM MSTUpdated: Sep 12, 2015 9:27 PM MST By Kelsey Powell, Reporter DUNCAN, Okla._The smell of gunpowder filled the air, as the Southwest Oklahoma chapter of The Well Armed Woman met for the first time Saturday. Twenty-six women showed up for the meet and greet of the C..

The Well-Armed Woman Of Utah

The Well-Armed Woman Of Utah

By Crystal Couch A quick view of the statistics on violent crimes against women will make any female more appreciative of what a non-profit organization with chapters all over Utah has to offer. The Well-Armed Woman of Utah Jordan Valley Chapter helps to educate, equip and empower women in our community. &n..

The Well Armed Woman Launches The Industry's First Women's Only Online Gun Forum and Community

The Well Armed Woman Launches The Industry's First Women's Only Online Gun Forum and Community

  THE WELL ARMED WOMAN LAUNCHES THE INDUSTRY’S FIRSTWOMEN’S ONLY ONLINE GUN FORUM AND COMMUNITY The Women’s Gun Zone Covers Every Topic Important to Women Shooters Scottsdale, AZ – August 20, 2015 – Finally, a women’s only online gun forum, sponsored by The Well Armed Woman (TWAW). With the numbers of..

Club members have a blast while learning about guns

Club members have a blast while learning about guns

By John Goodspeed    August 13, 2015 A boyfriend gave Michele Crippen a snub-nosed revolver because he thought she should have a firearm. But he wasn’t much of a teacher, and she didn’t become much of a shooter. About 15 years later, a childhood friend awakened to an intruder kick..

The Well Armed Woman Awarded GLOCK'S Safety Ambassador Award 2015

The Well Armed Woman Awarded GLOCK'S Safety Ambassador Award 2015

From GLOCK: "Congratulations to The Well Armed Woman, LLC. TWAW has been chosen as the 2015 GLOCK Safety Ambassador of the Year award for their support of GLOCK’s annual #SafetyPledge drive. We appreciate TWAW’s ongoing support for GLOCK's safety initiatives."   I am so darn proud of ..

Cam & Co. - Carrie Lightfoot: National Influence of The Well Armed Woman

Cam & Co. - Carrie Lightfoot: National Influence of The Well Armed Woman

8/3/15 The Well Armed Woman was founded by Carrie Lightfoot, an Arizona resident who worked in a bad part of town. She learned to shoot for self-defense, and launched a national organization for like-minded women when she found there were so few resources to help them. It now has nearly 230 chapters in 49 states, an..

Is The Shooting Industry Getting It All Wrong?

Is The Shooting Industry Getting It All Wrong?

RICK SAPP — JULY 31, 2015 It’s been a major theme for the shooting sports industry over the past couple of years, but it’s been a difficult problem to reconcile without clear consensus. How does the firearms market attract a new customer demographic? It seems a simple question, but the industry has..

The Well Armed Woman OWB Holster Makes Industry Top 10 Holsters of 2015

The Well Armed Woman OWB Holster Makes Industry Top 10 Holsters of 2015

July 22nd, 2015 by Danielle Breteau   The American Shooting Journal, their readers, writers, graphics artists, sales rep’s — pretty much anyone under the AMSJ family umbrella — work diligently to pick the “who’s who” in the yearly TOP 10 awards. This month HOLSTERS Due the immens..

More women learning to use firearms, gain confidence, feel safe

More women learning to use firearms, gain confidence, feel safe

By Bill Buell July 12, 2015 Jessica Braun grew up around guns out West, so when she felt her life was at risk on a dark night more than 10 years ago, she knew how to handle the situation. “I was 22, a man tried to kidnap me, so I was required to pull my concealed firearm to save my life,” said Braun, no..

Females and firearms: The Well-Armed Woman

Females and firearms: The Well-Armed Woman

Posted: Jul 15, 2015 7:19 PM MSTUpdated: Jul 15, 2015 8:26 PM MST By Denise Dillon, FOX 5 Reporter DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - Once a month a few dozen women pack up their guns and meet at Stoddard's Gun Range in Douglas County. They are members of The Well-Armed Woman. They shoot and learn from each o..

The 100 Most Influential Pro-Gun Rights Advocates - Newsmax

The 100 Most Influential Pro-Gun Rights Advocates - Newsmax

The 100 Most Influential Pro-Gun Rights Advocates   By John Blosser   |   Monday, 13 Jul 2015 02:04 PM Newsmax is out with our list of 2015's 100 Most Influential Pro-Gun Rights Advocates.  The Department of Justice is reportedly launching a ..

Group Aims To Make Women Feel At Home On The Range

Group Aims To Make Women Feel At Home On The Range

Marybeth Crawford is an NRA certified instructor in multiple disciplines and a chief range safety officer. She also leads the local chapter of the Well Armed Woman – a national organization with over 200 chapters throughout the United States. While the group places an emphasis on firearm safety, the ability to open ..

New Women's Firearms Club Seeks to Empower Local Ladies

New Women's Firearms Club Seeks to Empower Local Ladies

5/19/15 By Samantha Radecki, Reporter With a firearm in hand -- this woman says she wants to help empower, equip and lead others. Tonight she held the first ever Well Armed Women meeting in Grand Traverse County. Her goal -- to educate Northern Michigan women about guns and gun safety. The world of..

The Rise of the Well Armed Woman: Smart Girls Getting Smarter

The Rise of the Well Armed Woman: Smart Girls Getting Smarter

Posted by Kathy King  on March 03, 2015  Last summer at the Smart Girl Summit in Atlanta, I was enjoying a fun afternoon at Quick Shot shooting range with our group of “Armed & Fabulous” Smart Girls, when I had the opportunity to briefly help someone who wanted to learn but was very inex..

Newsmax: Girls With Guns: 7 Tips for Women on Buying Your First Handgun

Newsmax: Girls With Guns: 7 Tips for Women on Buying Your First Handgun

Monday, 02 Mar 2015 12:30 PM By Alana Marie Burke Deciding which handgun to buy is a huge decision, and although in most cases a woman's life will not depend on it, the reality is that in a self-defense situation, the right gun can be a lifesaver and the wrong gun a hindrance for "girls with guns".  Girls..

Well Armed Woman group gives back

Well Armed Woman group gives back

Christmas is about giving, and in our little town giving can have a huge impact. Each year a Salvation Army Angel Tree is put up at Gordon’s IGA, ran by Lora Snow and the Kearny Fire Department who do an amazing job. Our great little town does its best to pick all the angels and go shopping for them. We also have a cou..

NBC Nightly News - Idaho Mom Is Fatally Shot by 2-Year-Old Son in a Walmart Store

NBC Nightly News - Idaho Mom Is Fatally Shot by 2-Year-Old Son in a Walmart Store

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS Authorities say store surveillance video should help answer how a toddler was able to grab a gun out of his mother's purse and fatally shoot her.Published December 31st 2014, 4:38 pm Carrie Lightfoot, founder of The Well Armed Woman shares her thoughts on concealed carry purses. Vi..

Family in shock after US toddler shoots mom in Walmart - Daily Mail

Family in shock after US toddler shoots mom in Walmart - Daily Mail

By AFP PUBLISHED: 19:29 EST, 31 December 2014 | UPDATED: 19:29 EST, 31 December 2014 The accidental fatal shooting of a US woman by her own two-year-old son at a Walmart store has left her family devastated and again raised questions about gun safety in America. Veronica Rutledge was o..

TWAW National Leader Conference on NRA News Cam & Co.Show

TWAW National Leader Conference on NRA News Cam & Co.Show

Carrie Lightfoot, founder of The Well Armed Woman talks with Cameron about the upcoming National Chapter Leader Conference in St. Louis ..

2014 National Chapter Leader Conference Press Release

2014 National Chapter Leader Conference Press Release

THE WELL ARMED WOMAN HOSTS ITS NATIONAL SHOOTING CHAPTER LEADER CONFERENCE IN ST. LOUIS MO St. Louis, MO – The country’s largest women’s shooting organization will hold its National Chapter Leader Conference Oct. 3-5, 2014 in St. Louis MO. With the number of women who own firearms for personal protection skyrocke..

How Women Are Concealing Firearms in Some Interesting New Ways

How Women Are Concealing Firearms in Some Interesting New Ways

Jun. 23, 2014 1:16pm Zach Noble As the number of women holding concealed carry permits surges, ladies are confronting a problem: where should they actually conceal and carry their guns? Nearly 67,000 Texas women obtained concealed carry permits in 2013, WFAA-TV reported, and many are finding existing holster..

Gun-toting women look for best places to conceal pistols

Gun-toting women look for best places to conceal pistols

USA TODAY Jason Wheeler, WFAA-TV, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas1:46 p.m. EDT June 23, 2014 ARGYLE, Texas — Women have about a quarter of the concealed carry handgun licenses in Texas, but unlike men, they often face a problem of where to conceal. A purse is an obvious choice, but a gun isn't always easily accessi..

Women's Holster Talk - Ankle Holsters

Women's Holster Talk - Ankle Holsters

Carrie Lightfoot, owner of The Well Armed Woman demonstrates and talks about the The Well Armed Woman ankle holster. Transcription: Hi, and welcome to another Woman's Holster talk. My name is Carrie Lightfoot and I'm the owner of The Well Armed Woman. I do these videos to help you decide which holsters will work ..

Women's Holster Talk - The NORB

Women's Holster Talk - The NORB

Women's holster Talk video by The Well Armed Woman demonstrating women's holsters and products. This video looks at the NORB Ladies Range bag. Transcription: Hi, and welcome to Women's Holster Talk. I'm Carrie Lightfoot, the founder of the Well Armed Woman and I do these videos to introduce new primes, kind of sh..

An Alternative Method of Magazine Changes

An Alternative Method of Magazine Changes

Athena Lee of Team Armscor shows off her method for mag changes ..

Todd Jarrett On Pistol Shooting - Sighting, Grip And Trigger Pull

Todd Jarrett On Pistol Shooting - Sighting, Grip And Trigger Pull

IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) champion teaches how to properly grip a handgun and shoot accurately. ..

Find What Is Right For You - Nssf Video

Find What Is Right For You - Nssf Video

Champion shooter Doug Koenig covers the importance of experimenting with a variety of techniques and equipment to determine what works best for you. (NSSF Video) ..

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - Round In The Chamber

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - Round In The Chamber

Video Series for women shooters discussing issues important to women gun owners. This episode discusses carrying with a round in the chamber. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube page and don't miss any!   Also see blog article at Beretta USA ..

Handgun Actions - Sa Da Da/sa Sao Dao - Crucible Arms

Handgun Actions - Sa Da Da/sa Sao Dao - Crucible Arms

Single Action, Double Action. Double Action, Single Action. Double Action Only. Single Action Only. Multiple Strike....... I try and break down the multiple types of handgun actions in the simplest terms. ..

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - Buying Your First Gun - Part 2

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - Buying Your First Gun - Part 2

Video Series for women shooters discussing issues important to women gun owners. This episode discusses going to the gun store to buy your first gun. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube page and don't miss any! ..

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - Buying Your First Gun - Part 1

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - Buying Your First Gun - Part 1

Video Series for women shooters discussing issues important to women gun owners. This episode discusses Preparing to buy your first gun. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube page and don't miss any! ..

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - The Color Pink

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - The Color Pink

The Well Armed Woman TODAY Video series for women shooters discussing issues important to women gun owners. This episode discusses PINK in the industry. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube page and don't miss any! ..

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - Summer Carry

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - Summer Carry

The Well Armed Woman Video Series for women shooters discussing issues important to women gun owners. This episode focuses on the challenges of concealed carry for women in the summer. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube page and don't miss any!     See blog article on Beretta USA ..

Women's Holster Talk - Under Arm Holsters

Women's Holster Talk - Under Arm Holsters

Carrie Lightfoot, owner of The Well Armed Woman demonstrates under arm concealed carry holster for women. Transcription: Hi, I'm Carrie Lightfoot, the owner of The Well Armed Woman. And welcome to another Woman's Holster Talk. The reason I do these videos is because I realized how hard it is to purchase holsters ..

Pistol Grip Lesson - Shannon Smith

Pistol Grip Lesson - Shannon Smith

Pistol Grip Lesson- Shannon Smith- Grand Master and World Champion ..

Women's Holster Talk - Magnetic Holster

Women's Holster Talk - Magnetic Holster

Carrie Lightfoot, owner of The Well Armed Woman, demonstrates and talks about the Magnetic holster for women's concealed carry ..

Women's Holster Talk - Concealed Carry Purses

Women's Holster Talk - Concealed Carry Purses

Carrie Lightfoot, owner of The Well Armed Woman www.thewellarmedwoman.com demonstrates and talks about the advantages of the concealed carry purses for women.  ..

Women's Holster Talk - Belly Band

Women's Holster Talk - Belly Band

Video Series of holster demonstrations to help women choose the right holsters for them. Carrie Lightfoot the owner of The Well Armed Woman demonstrates the versatility of the Belly band. ..

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - What To Wear On The Range

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - What To Wear On The Range

Video Series for women shooters answering women's questions and discussing issues important to women gun owners. This episode focuses on what to wear to the shooting range. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube page and don't miss any! ..

Kim Kardashian sends differing messages in gun debate

Kim Kardashian sends differing messages in gun debate

PHOENIX - Kim Kardashian is facing backlash after posting a picture on Instagram of a diamond encrusted gun. She has more than 17 million Twitter and Instagram followers, and many of them are calling her a hypocrite -- it was just a few weeks ago she was asking them to join her in a pledge against gun violence. S..

Practice Do's and Dont's - NSSF

Practice Do's and Dont's - NSSF

Champion shooter Doug Koenig goes over the dos and don'ts for your practice sessions at the range. (NSSF Video) ..

Understanding Mindset - NSSF

Understanding Mindset - NSSF

Learn from Charlie McNeese, rangemaster at Gunsite, how having the right mindset plays a critically important role in being prepared for and avoiding dangerous confrontations. (NSSF Video) ..

Sight Picture - Il Ling New

Sight Picture - Il Ling New

Gunsite Range Master Il Ling New shows you how to achieve a proper sight picture. ..

Beginner Carry School - Concealed Carry Purses

Beginner Carry School - Concealed Carry Purses

Gunsite Range Master Instructor Il Ling New and Ruger's Lori Petoske team up once again to bring you a new series of videos focusing on concealed carry for women. This episode demonstrates how to carry/conceal a gun in your purse, and how to draw from it. ..

Clearing A Misfeed - Clint Smith

Clearing A Misfeed - Clint Smith

Clint Smith of Thunder Ranch shows how to clear a malfunction from virtually any modern auto pistol. ..

Women's Holster Talk - Thigh Holster

Women's Holster Talk - Thigh Holster

Carrie Lightfoot, owner of The Well Armed Woman demonstrates and talks about the The Well Armed Woman thigh holster. ..

Women's Holster Talk - The Pistol Pouch by Thunderwear

Women's Holster Talk - The Pistol Pouch by Thunderwear

Carrie Lightfoot, owner of The Well Armed Woman demonstrates and talks about the The Well Armed Woman Pistol Pouch by Thunderwear holster. ..

Beginner Carry School - Proper Grip

Beginner Carry School - Proper Grip

Pistol tips to help beginning handgun shooters acquire the confidence they need to handle their firearm. Gunsite Range Master Il Ling New shows you how to get a positive grip on your gun. ..

The Best Defense - After A Shooting

The Best Defense - After A Shooting

This video is an excerpt from Outdoor Channel's 'Best Defense'. It contains excellent role-plays and guidance on the wrong and right way to kill someone in self-defense  ..

Beginner Carry School - Introduction

Beginner Carry School - Introduction

Gunsite Range Master Instructor Il Ling New and Ruger's Lori Petoske team up once again to bring series of tips introduces the new gun handler to the world of pocket-sized pistols and how to handle them in their day-to-day routine. ..

Flashbang

Flashbang

A revolutionary carry option for women, the Flashbang gives options where there weren't any before - in the bra! ..

Flashbang Snap

Flashbang Snap

The Flashbang has a very unique snap design to ensure the holster is secure and stays in place. This video goes over the little trick needed to manipulate the snap. ..

Flashbang Holster - Wear it High or Very Low

Flashbang Holster - Wear it High or Very Low

You have some options on where you wear your Flashbang. This video demonstrates 2 of the most common. ..