If you’re one of the millions of new gun owners since 2020, defending yourself and your home is most likely top of mind. A 2019 Gallup poll found that 48% of gun owners cite “protection” as their main reason for owning a gun. As nationwide crime statistics increase, the rising trend of home defenders will continue.

Today we’re speaking with Fabio Spinella, a firearms instructor, home defense consultant, and owner of My Own Defender.

While new gun owners may feel more secure, Fabio warns that a proper home defense plan requires more than just owning a firearm. In this interview he’ll share common misconceptions about firearms for personal protection and considerations for a proper home defense plan.

To get more home defense tips go to https://myowndefender.com

Philipp Lomboy

Philipp Lomboy is a Los Angeles-based writer covering business, leadership, and innovation. He is also a podcast host and author of the bestselling books "The 5-Star Formula" and "Bodybuilders in Tutus and 35 Other Obscure Business-Boosting Observations". His work has been seen on BusinessWeek.com, USAToday.com, and CNN.com.