In Female and Armed Lynne Finch offers an information-packed follow-up to her first book, Taking Your First Shot. Based on questions and requests from readers, this book addresses more advanced techniques for personal defense as well as range drills to help readers practice and hone those skills. It’s important to know how to defend yourself, and Finch provides the building blocks necessary to successfully navigate some dangerous, real-life scenarios. Be it a carjacking, robbery, or home invasion, readers will learn how to protect themselves and their family.
Female and Armed introduces readers to more advanced situational awareness techniques and builds upon their previous shooting experience by teaching them how to responsibly handle and carry a concealed handgun. Finch covers the advances in female holsters and discusses the various ways to carry, as well as the importance of having a primary carry method. In addition to this, topics include handgun retention, defensive draw stroke and defensive reloading, shooting from an unstable platform, and shooting from within a car.
Knowing how to handle yourself can make all the difference in a stressful and dangerous situation. This guide also includes defensive tactics when confronted by an assailant armed with a gun or knife.
Brimming with full-color photos, this approachable guide is written in Finch’s distinctive conversational and nonthreatening style. It is great for the novice shooter looking to advance and for the more experienced shooter looking for tips to improve her shooting.
Lynne Finch holds multiple NRA instructor credentials, including Refuse to be a Victim, as well as being a SabreRed Pepper Spray instructor and a Defensive Firearms Coach. Her first book, Taking Your First Shot, addressed defensive shooting for women. In her second book she continues talking about safety by including ideas and tips for keeping you and your family out of harm’s way. Finch authors a popular blog www.FemaleandArmed.blogspot.com, as well as being a contributing writer for Gun Shows Today and Combat Handgun Magazine. Finch’s training company, Female and Armed, is located in Northern Virginia.