It is said that the majority of self-defense situations happen when the aggressor is 7 yards or fewer from the defender. It's that "or fewer" that can make one uneasy—7 yards isn't much of a distance, and it doesn't give one much time to react. That's why when LMS Defense came to visit us at NRA Headquarters, the Shooting Illustrated staff leaped at the chance to undergo their signature "Zero Distance" pistol course. What did they learn? Watch this video to gain an understanding of some of the fundamentals of self-defense at very close range.
Video: Self-Defense at Zero Distance
Ammunition Science: Blackpowder vs. Modern Cartridges
Much of the technological development in firearms history has actually been devoted to ammo!
6 Survival Items You Should Carry Every Day (Only 1 is a Gun)
Here's our basic everyday carry list for beginners.
Cool Outdoor Job: Taxidermist
An industry leader explains the pros, the cons and how to get involved.
NRA Appoints Randy Kozuch as Interim NRA-ILA Executive Director
Kozuch has been instrumental in promoting Second Amendment freedom at the local and national level
Fun Friday: Hunter Superstitions
“Don’t ya think it’s about time to break down and buy another cap?”
Throwback Thursday: General Chuck Yeager (Before He Was Famous)
“Morning, Ma’am; mind if I use your telephone?”