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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 Properly Fit a Shotgun

Fit is crucial when it comes to shotgunning. Gunsite instructor Il Ling New breaks it...

How to Align Your Iron Sights

Aiming is a fundamental of marksmanship, and encompasses two elements: sight alignment and sight picture.

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...

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.

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...

Square One: How to Shoot a Shotgun

Having trouble with scatterguns? Why not start over, from Square One?

How To: Master Sight Radius, Sight Picture & Hold

Three simple things that affect your marksmanship with every shot.

7 Gun Safety Rules You Must Follow In the Field

Whether you're heading out to hunt or hiking armed, here's what you must know.
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