Welcome to The Well Armed Woman

You are here because you are ready to protect yourself.

Do you Know your options?

We believe that the best form of personal protection is by proper training and use of a firearm.

If you are curious about this possibilty, we want to help you learn more (not comfortable with a gun? Scroll a little further)

To start learning about protection with a gun

This article will help you decide if owning a gun for self-defense is right for you. Click to read “Making The Decision Part 1: Do You Need a Gun?”

You may not be comfortable with guns but are still worried about your self-defense. Don’t worry we can still help!

There are a number of non-leathal forms of self-defense that we can help you find.

To start learning about non-lethal self-defense

This article will help you start learning about some of the different tools out there. Click to read “What to Look for in Self-defense Tools”.

The most important part is that you are ready to start the journey to become your own self-protector.


Your partner in this journey,

Carrie Lightfoot

Below are more articles that may interest you!

Should You Carry An Extra Magazine?

If you are looking for a quick answer to this question, the answer is yes! How can I answer that question so quickly and without an in-depth explanation? Read my full article to find out why.

The Best 380 Gun for Women

What Is The Best 380 Gun for Women You have read my article on the pros and cons of carrying

Is a 380 Gun Good For Women?

Is a 380 a Good Gun? Let’s face it, a 380 gun is small and easy to conceal. There are

Concealed Carry For Woman Part 1: Should I Conceal Carry?

Should I conceal carry? This can be a daunting question when you are a woman trying to start carrying your gun. This article will help!

Concealed Carry For Women Part 2: How to Start Concealed Carrying

How to start concealed carrying- In this article, I will help you begin and find out how to start learning about concealed carry for women.

Concealed Carry For Women Part 3: Concealed Carry for Women, Where To Start?

This article is for you ladies! Concealed carry for women is different for us – it just is. Make it easy on yourself, and learn from women.

Concealed Carry For Women Part 4: Concealed Carry Issues

We cover the Ins and outs of concealed carrying issues as a woman – such as bathroom breaks and your gun, what do you do with it and more!

The Top 10 Guns Women Bought in 2021

What guns do women buy? Find out in The Top 10 list of survey data from The Well Armed Woman. See what guns women prefer.

Drawing From Concealment Part I – Clearing Clothing

In this article, you will find information, a breakdown of the technique and practice tips to help cement drawing from concealment skills.

Drawing From Concealment Part II: Pull and Rotate

How has your practice been going? You are on your way to becoming a “Master at drawing from concealment”! By