Freedom

Freedom can mean so many things through the eyes of different people. I wanted to find out, what does freedom mean to you? Well, I got my answer!

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Concealed Carry Mindset

You have a gun and you know how to use it, so you're ready to carry concealed... right? Not unless you have a concealed carry mindset.

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Over 29 Minutes Later

I drew my gun and called 911. I did not want to shoot and begged 911 to get there quick so I wouldn’t have to, but I would do anything to protect my unborn daughter

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An Empowered Woman Is…

An empowered woman is a force to be reckoned with. You’ve heard this word “empowered” used a lot and you might wonder why it is such an important focus word for us here at The Well Armed Woman. So, let's take a deep dive into what it really means and what makes a woman empowered and what empowered women do.

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New Gun, Now What?

I know there is so much information out there that it can be very overwhelming. So, I have narrowed down what I believe are the next 7 steps you should take to become a knowledgeable, safe, and skilled Well Armed Woman. What is next for you on your journey toward your armed self-protection?

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Holsters for Exercise and an Active Lifestyle

Finding a great holster for your active lifestyle doesn't have to be a challenge! I have compiled a list of what you should look for in an exercise holster and suggestions for holsters that work for exercising and an active lifestyle. A safe, reliable, comfortable holster is important to have for every activity level.

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Women and Guns Infographic 2019

I created an infographic that provides a great snapshot of who WE are. If you want to know more about women gun-owners and their behaviors in 2019, you're in luck! All of this great information is used to help improve and shape the firearms industry. Women have long been ignored and I am here to foster change and increase the perceived importance of women in the industry. We are mothers, wives, friends, grandmothers, and so much more. Every year I share the results of this survey with manufacturers and industry leaders to get you what you need!

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Holster Cant Simplified

Understanding holster cant can be simple! Know what positive, negative, and neutral cant mean AND get tips about how to find your perfect cant.

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Guns and Hand Limitations

Any physical challenges we may have will directly impact our ability to handle and shoot a gun safely and effectively. Knowing and understanding how to work with them is essential to finding the right gun that can give us the confidence we need. 

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Walk with Confidence

Many years ago I was walking at our local high school track on my lunch break. The track wasn't near the school and had to be entered through only one gate. Chain link surrounded the track with all other gates locked. A local homeless man entered the gate as I…

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“We Just Finished Some Target Practice”

During my early 20’s I lived alone in a nice little one-bedroom apartment. My neighbors were 4 men in their 30’s and 40’s, brought in from out of state to build the new shopping center down the road. In their first month of living there, they had verbally harassed all…

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Pocket Carry: 7 Tips and Considerations

Pocket carry isn't talked about much, in fact, it's rather neglected. Pocket carry is a good option when you do so safely. If you take the time to understand the advantages and disadvantages, you may find that this is a viable way to carry for you. Everyone is different but with the right gun, the right holster and the right clothing, pocket carry could be your new favorite option! Here are some tips and suggestions that to help you understand pocket carry a little more.

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GWG Concealed Carry Apparel

Recently, they released a new Concealed Carry Fashion line. You bet, I jumped on the fan bandwagon. We are all constantly struggling to find comfortable and fashionable ways to successfully live our lives as concealed carriers.

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It’s Not a Good Idea to Approach Me!

I had just started pistol shooting and joined a chapter of TWAW. The class that Saturday was about awareness and we got a keychain with white, yellow, orange and red beads to engine us of the stages of awareness. We also practiced yelling things like “ STOP-I have a gun…

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“She Has a Gun”

It was about 1974 and I had just moved back to my hometown. I had rented a small red sports car and was pulled into a parking spot at a 7-11. I didn’t have a concealed carry permit but was allowed to have my pistol laying on my car seat

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Women & Guns: 2019 Survey Data Tells a Story

The results are in! The Well Armed Woman Annual 2019 Survey data is in, and boy does it tell an exciting story! More than five thousand of you submitted entries, thank you! The information you have provided not only helps me to meet your needs at The Well Armed Woman, but it also gives me reliable data to use as I work with leaders in the firearms industry to better understand their female consumers.

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The Well Armed Woman 2019 Survey!

This is an anonymous survey in which the data collected will help us to provide the very best products, content, and service we can for female gun owners. More importantly, it will help us guide and educate the firearms industry for women's needs and preferences. We will make them understand that women are here and not going anywhere!

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TWAW Comfort Shield – Total Comfort

I think the key to carrying concealed every day and everywhere is comfort. The truth is, if we aren't comfortable we may not carry all of the time. We all are on the constant quest to find true concealed carry comfort. The Well Armed Woman now has the answer! How about a soft cushion in between all of this hard and all of our soft? Let me introduce you to the solution for truly comfortable IWB concealed carry: The TWAW Comfort Shield!

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TWAW Holsters for Men

It is no secret, we KNOW women! But did you know TWAW has holsters for Men also?! Here are a few great products that work for men!

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Holiday Outfits and Concealed Carry

Getting dressed when you carry a gun every day can be daunting. You ask yourself, "What will cover my gun?" "How can I wear this dress and my holster?" "Can I even carry in this outfit?" Holiday outfits and concealed carry often do not go together. However, I am here for you! I understand the frustration and I understand the need to carry concealed successfully. Let's look at some great outfit and holster options that you can wear to any formal or informal holiday affair!

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Debunking Two (More) Myths Of The Female Customer

The industry has progressed significantly in recent years, with some of the most prevalent myths about female gun owners debunked — you know, things like “women need and should carry a revolver” and “all women want pink guns.” Now, by and large, everyone reading this is “walking in the light;” if not, however, a quick search on Google will supply a plethora of educational resources for you to read and cast these myths aside.

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Annual Holiday Sale 2019

All of your holiday shopping can be done in one place! From Tuesday 11/26 through Tuesday 12/3, get your favorite products for amazing prices! The sale will be sitewide* with just a few exceptions. All you have to do is find the products you love and add them to your cart, apply the promo code, and the savings are yours! Trust me, concealed carriers, new gun owners, seasoned shooters, and everyone who loves the second amendment will be overjoyed when they receive these gifts.

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The Most Comfortable Belly Band

Finding the right holster can be a daunting task. You are going to have so many important questions. "Will it fit my body?" "Is it comfortable?" "Will my gun fit?" "I'm a lefty, will this work for me?" "What about when I change clothing styles... will I be able to change my carry position?" The Well Armed Woman's new Comfort Carry Belly Band will make you answer "YES!" to all of these questions!

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