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Top 8 Keys to Minimizing Recoil

A gun's "kick" can overwhelm new shooters, so here are eight tips to help reduce...

Can You Use a .22LR For Self-Defense?

It's the easiest cartridge to shoot, but does it have enough stopping power?

How to Align Your Iron Sights

Aiming is a fundamental of marksmanship.

Shotgun Choke Explained Simply (No Math, We Promise)

Don't get tangled up in quadratic equations; the basics of shotgun choke are all you...

Instructor Said What? 10 Defensive Shooting Terms, Explained

Here's the lingo that will help you absorb the most from your training.

5 Need-To-Know Trigger Terms To Help You Shoot Better

Okay, what's "trigger creep"? And "take-up"? We explain those terms you keep reading in gun...

4 Best Concealed Carry Positions: Pros Vs. Cons

If you'd like to carry your defensive gun concealed, here are the four best choices...

How Does the 6 O'Clock Hold Work?

Why do some instructors ask you to hold your sights low?

7 Simple Follow-Through Tips to Improve Your Accuracy (Right Now!)

You've just finished squeezing the trigger, but hang on...you're not done yet.

Video: NRA Rules For Safe Gun Handling (Demonstrated)!

One of our top trainers demonstrates the NRA's 3 Rules for Gun Safety in this...

Survival & Home-Defense Carbine Rifles 101

When it comes to self-defense, don't overlook these "mini rifles."

Doctor's Rx For Handgun Grips: Safety & Accuracy

The best grip depends partially on what kind of gun you have...

10 Advanced Handgun-Training Terms You Should Know

You'll hear these in the classroom and on the range, so it's good to know...

Giving Guns As Gifts: Don't Forget the "Batteries"

Gifting a gun this year? Don't forget these critical safety and security accessories!

I Found This Old Gun. Now What?

Whether you inherited it or discovered it in your new home's attic, here's what to...
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