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About Massad Ayoob

Massad Ayoob has authored thousands of articles and more than a dozen books on firearms and self-defense topics, including Deadly Force: Understanding Your Right to Self Defense; Combat Shooting with Massad Ayoob; Greatest Handguns of the World Volumes 1 and 2; and two editions of Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry

During his distinguished career, Ayoob has won several state and regional handgun shooting championships, appeared as an expert witness for courts in weapons and shooting cases, and currently appears in numerous television shows. He founded the Lethal Force Institute in 1981 and served as its director until 2009, and now trains through Massad Ayoob Group.

10 Concealed Carry Articles by Massad Ayoob You MUST Read

If you practice concealed carry, put these 10 essential articles by Massad Ayoob on your 'Must Read' list!

Book Review: Deadly Force, Understanding Your Right to Self Defense

Mas Ayoob’s latest work, Deadly Force, hits the ten ring on personal protection and the aftermath of a defensive gun use. Like his perennial classic, In the Gravest Extreme, it’s simply required reading for anyone who carries concealed.

Lawful Use of Lethal Force: Surviving Massad Ayoob’s MAG20 Class

Do you know when you can lawfully use lethal force? Can you explain your self defense choices? If you have any doubt, Massad Ayoob's class can clear it up. I recently spent two very long and intense days in his MAG-20 Armed Citizens’ Rules of Engagement course. Mr. Ayoob lived up to his reputation, and it will come as no surprise when I say that the class delivered what was promised, in spades.

Concealed Carry: The Mind is the Weapon

Massad Ayoob’s Armed Citizens’ Rules of Engagement class gives those who carry concealed plenty of food for thought.

Self-Defense: Are Warning Shots a Good Idea?

Warning shots have long been prohibited by most American police departments. Massad Ayoob spells out 10 good reasons why.

Video: Massad Ayoob Goes Over the Revolver Stressfire Reload

Watch as Massad Ayoob demonstrates a revolver-reloading technique he helped popularize.

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