Texas CHL (Concealed Handgun License) has been renamed to Texas LTC (License to Carry)
Not only can it be used to help you escape during an attack, they can also be used in a time of need. An example of this is to cut a stuck seat belt after an accident.
This is a tricky subject since local laws might limit what can be legally carried. Please research your local laws.
This is almost as important as your CHL Pistol and Tactical Flashlight
Yes, Many experts say that a fix blade knife is always best for self defense, but most state and local laws do not allow concealed carry of fix blade knife. Because of this, this is why a folding tactical knife is recommended. However, many state and local laws still do not allow for folding blades, or have restrictions. Research and know the local laws for where you are, or where you are going to travel to before carrying a folding tactical knife.
Visit http://www.knifeup.com/knife-laws/ as a great place to start, but again, confirm the laws for your area.
With all of that said, what should you look for in a tactical knife:
Focus more on the Pros... but again, learn how to use it correctly, and only buy quality.
Some experts say to carry one of each side, the strong and the weak...
Center Mass is always the best place to carry, in other words, a location that you can reach with with either hand, your strong or weak hand. This isn’t always possible and still be concealed.
Most modern tactical knifes come with a built in clip, and you can use to carry inside the waistband, or they come with a sheath that came be put in and attached to a belt. In any case, however you carry, you should be able to reach and deploy quickly.
Just like with tactical flashlights, the many great tactical knife brands. We recommended and sell Kershaw in our Amazon store because they are good quality at a reasonable price.
Most of the Kershaw models meet all our our recommended criteria, come in various styles and colors (Yes, even ones that the ladies will like), plus don’t cost an arm and a leg.
Just some of the models that we list for sale are: