Printing… What Can You Do?

I know that many of you think you’re printing and it can be especially nerve-racking when you start to carry, trust me, I know! I would look down at my waistband or look in the mirror and all I would see is "GUN". But... are you printing? If so, what can you do about it?

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Personal Style and Concealed Carry

Concealed carry is not just about carrying a gun. Most of you already know this, but it still needs to be said. When you carry a gun every day, you need to really be aware of your surroundings and your Every Day Carry (EDC). How do you go from life…

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Best Gun Belt For Women

Need a good gun belt? Find out which one is the absolute best for women and why you cannot live without this one. This will be the last belt you buy!

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Strong Women Require Strong Gun Belts

Has this happened to you? You found your ideal firearm and the perfect IWB/OWB to go with it, but when you clip it to your belt, it starts to sag - or worse- your firearm moves out of place? You need a gun belt. This is all too common when…

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Dating and Your Gun

Dating and concealed carry, not typically talked about but definitely a vaild topic to discuss! Do you tell them you are carrying? Find out here!

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Concealed Carry Summer Fashion

Summer concealed carry fashion tends to be more difficult to deal with as the days get warmer and the clothes get smaller. You need to become strategic in the clothes that you wear. You don't have to sacrifice style for function, read these tips and I promise you will find it easier to carry this summer.

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Best Concealed Carry Purses This Season

Trying to find the best concealed carry purse can be difficult! You have so much to think about. Is the purse going to safely conceal your gun? Will you be able to use the purse every day? Are you going to be able to draw your gun from this purse…

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Top Concealed Carry Holsters For Women – 2018

The data is in! Here are the top concealed carry holsters for women - 2018.  Once again, you deserve a standing ovation! The Well Armed Woman 2018 annual survey and 2018 holster sales gave us a lot of interesting data, and it shows that the majority of women are carrying…

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Where Women Conceal Carry – Infographic

The top locations and conceal carry holsters women love One of the most important issues we work on daily with our customers is finding the right conceal carry holsters for them. Holsters that work with their bodies, their clothing and their favorite firearm (another issue we assist with daily is…

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Building Your Concealed Carry System

"Carrying a gun isn't supposed to be comfortable, it is supposed to be a comfort" Clint Smith Clint's quote is very revealing as it is important to understand that concealed carry for a women inevitably means making some physical adjustments and concessions. There may be times when it’s an inconvenience or a little uncomfortable, but this just comes with the territory.

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How To Get Your Concealed Carry Permit

Each month, I seem to be getting more and more questions from women about how to obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm. Whether it's for their own personal protection, their family's protection, or just for a little added peace of mind, an increasing number of women throughout the country are considering applying for a permit to carry a concealed gun. When it comes to how to get your concealed guns permit, the procedure is different for every state. Below is a little information to help you get started and apply for your CCW permit.

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About Concealed Carry Holsters For Women

Concealed carry for women is not as easy as it may seem. Finding concealed carry holsters for women, let alone any holster that will work on a woman's body can be a real challenge. Let's start with some wise words from a friend of mine. "Carrying a gun isn't supposed…

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Concealed Carry For Women

Conceal and Carry, Concealed Carry, or CCW, is defined as the carrying of a handgun or other weapon in public in a concealed manner, either on one's person or in proximity. Concealed carry for women poses some important questions and challenges. Women have some unique challenges to effective and safe concealed carry such as: holster locations on our curvy bodies, a variety of clothing styles that can make concealed carry challenging and the way a woman lives out her life.

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The Concealed Carry Purse

The Concealed Carry Purse, people either love them or they hate them. To carry your firearm in a concealed carry purse is your decision to make and there is no right or wrong answer. What there is though, is what is recommended. You are an intelligent woman who can consider all of the information, the risks and the pro's and con's and make an intelligent decision for yourself if a concealed carry purse is right for you.

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Women and Holsters Infographic

One of the most exciting things I can report this year is that many more women are carrying concealed and the way they carry their firearms is changing! With the commitment to education and training that I have seen you undertake this past year, you are carrying your firearms primarily on the body and on or in your waistbands (which is the best location for safe and easy access). This shows just how committed you are to finding the best and safest carry on the body positions and holsters! I am so proud of you! KUDOS!!

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NRA Women Tips and Tactics Video Series by Carrie Lightfoot

Carrie Lightfoot Concealed Carry Tips & Tactics Video Series NRA Women has a full series of Tips and Tactics videos with Carrie Lightfoot, Owner of The Well Armed Woman. In this series, Carrie teaches on the following topics: finding the right concealed carry holster, how to get started with concealed…

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Top Selling Women’s Holsters of 2015

I have to say, I just love digging into numbers and stats and seeing the picture they paint. I think it can be very helpful to “see” what solutions others with similar concealed carry challenges are finding effective for their concealed carry. Just as with a firearm, there is no “Best Holster For A Woman”, There are just too many variables that can make one choice good for one woman, but not effective for another.

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3 Keys to Concealed Carry In The Summer

The hot weather of summer can make concealed carry quite a challenge, and for many women, this results in leaving the gun at home. Unfortunately, criminals don’t take the summer off, so we must find ways to carry in every season.

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Concealed Carry in Winter

Video discussions on topics and issues important to women shooters. This episode discusses the challenges of concealed carry for women in the winter.

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Concealed Carry For Larger Women

Women have multiple challenges carrying a firearm. Many of those challenges are due to the curves and shorter waists of the female body. Concealed carry for larger women has some additional issues that only exacerbate the already challenging problem of finding holsters that can be worn comfortably, discreetly, safely and allow for effective access to the gun should the need arise.

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When You’ve Got To Go…. You’ve Got To Go!

The ladies room, potty, doing your business, going to the bathroom, or even powdering your nose. Whatever you call it - we ALL have to do it! The problem is, what in the world do you do with your concealed firearm when you do?

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Carrying A Round In the Chamber

We know to best defend ourselves and our loved ones we must be ready, equipped and know what to do if necessary. Winning and surviving is about having the edge in the fight, whether that is in time, equipment, skill, and perhaps even in luck. What an interesting topic this is. Take a moment and view the video first...

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4 Self Defense Tools That You Can Carry All The Time

I was recently talking to a man who was telling me the story about his black eye. He had been walking down a street in the early afternoon when two men came up behind him quickly and began to harass him. Before he knew it, he was clocked in the face and his wallet and phone were stolen. He goes on to tell me “I just wasn’t prepared, and I should have been.”

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Learning To Carry; Same Gun, Same Place, Everyday

A large majority of the women who come through my classes have raised the concern about storage of their firearm when they’re not carrying it. It seems simple enough to answer at first. Certainly, it needs to be unloaded and locked in a safe, especially if children are in the…

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Tips For Concealed Carry While Riding A Motorcycle

Let’s break this down into two different sections: recommendations based upon carry style AND tips for carrying while traveling about on a motorcycle. Republished with permission from our friends at Concealed Nation Pocket Carrying?  Pocket Holster It. If you’re going to carry in your leather jacket or vest, make sure the…

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Which Round For Self Defense

When we consider the choice of caliber for our concealed carry gun, we often stick to the well-known choices: .380, .38 Special, .357 Magnum, 9 mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP. All of these rounds have their pros and cons, and you will find people who will swear by one or the other. The .380 gives you a wide choice of extremely concealable auto-loaders with all different systems of operation. The .38 Special is the round of choice in the ever-popular S&W J-frame snub nose revolver, which has proven itself time and time again as both a primary sidearm and a backup or deep concealment piece.

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Women’s Holster Talk – Lace Belly Band

Subscribe to our Youtube Channel! Carrie Lightfoot discusses and demonstrates the Lace Belly Band concealed carry holster. Transcription: Hi, I'm Carrie Lightfoot owner of The Well Armed Woman and founder and chairman of the board of the nonprofit The Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapters. Today we're going to talk about…

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Women’s Holster Talk – Compression Concealment Shorts

Purchase here: Concealment Compression Undershorts Sunscribe to our YouTube Channel  Carrie Lightfoot discusses and demonstrates the compression shorts concealed carry holster. Video Transcription: Hi, I'm Carrie Lightfoot, owner of The Well Armed Woman and founder and chairman of the board of The Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapters. Today we're going…

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Women’s Holster Talk – Compression Tank Top Holster

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel Carrie Lightfoot of The Well Armed Woman discusses and demonstrates the Compression Tank Top Holster. Purchase here: Concealment Undershirt Tank Tank top Holster Video Transcription: Hi, I'm Carrie Lightfoot the owner of the well-armed woman and the founder and chairman of the board of the…

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Women’s Holster Talk – The Trigger Shield

Carrie Lightfoot demonstrates The Well Armed Woman Trigger Shield designed to provide added trigger protection when wearing soft concealed carry holsters. The Well Armed Woman Trigger Shield Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel Video Transcription : Hi, I'm Carrie Lightfoot of the Well Armed Women and today we're going to…

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Women’s Holster Talk – The Sticky Holster

Carrie Lightfoot demonstrates the Sticky Holster, an innovative in the waistband and pocket holster that is very popular with women gun owners. No belt required! Visit The Well Armed Woman Store to see and purchase this and all of our holsters for women. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel Video…

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Women’s Holster Talk – Uplula

TWAW Instructor and Chapter Leader Kim Condon, owner of Boondocks FTA in Raymond MS shows how to us the Uplula magazine loader. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel See Uplula product options and colors here:  

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Women’s Holster Talk – The Ulticlip

An innovative "clamp" holster clip that will fit on most IWB holsters. It allows for carry on any fabric with not belt required. View information on the Ulticlip here Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel

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Women’s Holster Talk – OWB Convertible Holster

Carrie Lightfoot, owner of The Well Armed Woman demonstrates and talks about the The Well Armed Woman OWB/Convertible holster. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel Transcription: Hi and welcome to Women's Holster talk. I'm Carry Lightfoot the founder of The Well Armed Woman and the purpose of these videos is…

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Women’s Holster Talk – Universal-Adjustable Magazine Holster

Discussion and demonstration of the top holsters for women. Today Carrie Lightfoot, founder of The Well Armed Woman, demonstrates the new TWAW Universal-Adjustable Magazine Holster. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel   Transcription: Hi and welcome to Women's Holster Talk. I'm Carrie Lightfoot, the founder of The Well Armed Woman.…

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Women’s Holster Talk – The IWB by The Well Armed Woman

Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel Transcription:   Hi, and welcome to Women's Holster Talk. I'm Carrie Lightfoot, the founder of The Well Armed Woman. And today we're going to talk about our brand new holster, the in the waistband holster by The Well Armed Woman. I am so excited…

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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. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel 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…

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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. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel Transcription: Hi, and welcome to Women's Holster Talk. I'm Carrie Lightfoot, the founder of the Well Armed Woman and I do…

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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

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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 channel     See blog article on Beretta USA

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Women’s Holster Talk – Under Arm Holsters

Carrie Lightfoot, owner of The Well Armed Woman demonstrates under arm concealed carry holster for women. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel 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…

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Women’s Holster Talk – Belly Band

Carrie Lightfoot the owner of The Well Armed Woman demonstrates the versatility of the Belly band. Subscribe to The Well Armed Woman Youtube channel   Transcription Hi and welcome to women's holster talk. I'm Carrie Lightfoot the founder of the well armed woman and I do these holster videos to demonstrate the…

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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.

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Flashbang Snap

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

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