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5 First-Timer's Firearms Fears (& How to Overcome Them)

It's normal to be a little intimidated. Here's why you shouldn't worry.

Safety First: Basics of Pistol Shooting

To have that lifetime of fun with firearms, you FIRST must ALWAYS follow the NRA’s...

Couples Defense, Part I

Self-defense isn't the sole responsibility of the male—in fact, the odds are good he will...

CCW For Women: Unconventional On-Body Carry

No belt loops, no pockets...no problem? Well, yes and no.

Firearms Industry Career: Shooting Range Owner

Looking for an awesome career in the firearms industry?

How to Properly Fit a Shotgun

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

Shooting Fundamentals: Internal and External Support

Whether you're a competitive shooter, a hunter or a casual plinker, you want to keep...

5 Things You Must Know About Detachable Magazines

Mags are the unsung heroes of proper firearm function.

Why You Should Take Tactical Team Training With Your Spouse

In an armed confrontation, two good "guys" with guns is better than one.

5 Things I Learned at Gunsite Academy

Tips, tricks and need-to-knows for those who'd like to visit this legendary shooting school.

Master the Standing Shooting Position

Here's how to wring the most accuracy from a challenging stance.

Instructor Said What? 10 Defensive Shooting Terms, Explained

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

Pistol Shooting Positions: Part II

Getting into pistol competition? Here’s what you need to know!

Pistol Shooting Positions: Part I

Getting into pistol competition? Here’s what you need to know!

How To Choose a Concealed-Carry Pistol Instructor

Ready to take that next step in your concealed-carry journey? Here are things to look...

Is It Safe to Dry-Fire Your Gun?

Long answer, "yes" with a "but." Read on for more!

4 Reasons to Learn the Isosceles Shooting Stance

Why this might be the best shooting stance for you to memorize.

5 Simple Steps to Bust Your Shooting Slump

It happens to every shooter, whether competitive, tactical or hunter: You hit a slump...
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