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Compete in IDPA, Build Practical CCW Skills

Become a better handgunner with International Defensive Pistol Association competitions.

Old Sheriff's Most Outrageous Outlaw Oopses

There's dumb criminals, very dumb criminals, and then...these criminals.

Defensive Handguns: Don't Overlook Double-Action Revolvers

Revolvers are seeing a renaissance on the self-defense market.

Instructor Said What? 10 Defensive Shooting Terms, Explained

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

The Great Ammo Debate: Small & Fast vs. Big & Slow

Sheriff Jim explains what all the fuss is about, and what it means for your...

Why the .410 Bore Shotgun is Anything But Boring

Shooters are gaining a new appreciation for this versatile shotshell...here's why.

3 Defensive Handgun Features You Don't Really Need

There's a lot to ponder when you're buying a gun...but not these things.

Throwback Thursday: What's a Sten Gun?

On D-Day, the Sten gun served as a drum while the bagpipes played the soldiers...

How To Choose a Concealed-Carry Pistol Instructor

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

What Does "Brandishing" a Gun Mean?

Here's what you need to know about this self-defense topic.

How To Choose a Defensive Firearm Holster

There is no one best method of concealed carry...only the best method for you. Here's...

Self-Defense Behind the Wheel of Your Car

Advanced handgun training addresses this critical self-defense question.

Self-Defense Revolvers FAQ

Here are the top four wheelgun wanna-knows from our readers.

Reviewed: North American Arms' Ranger II Revolver

It's itty-bitty and teeny-weeny enough for that famous polka-dot bikini...or your robe.

4 Reasons to Learn the Isosceles Shooting Stance

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

Why You Should Take Low-Light Defensive Handgun Training

Take the guesswork out of the proverbial "shot in the dark."

Guns & Loads for Self-Defense Against Animals

Lions, tigers and bears? More like rabid foxes, snakes and...OK, bears.

5 Great Survival Guns

Versatility, reliability and adaptability are key here.

3 Candidates For Your One and Done Gun

Buying your first gun? Need one that can "do it all"? Here are three thoughts.

Defensive Handgun Training: 3 Critical Fundamentals

Regardless of how you are learning to defend yourself with handgun, you need to master...
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