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Couples Defense, Part I

Couples Defense, Part I

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

Why Shotgun Training is Critical

Gunsite Instructor Il Ling New explains why you should ignore the many myths about self-defense...
Pros vs. Cons of Appendix Carry

Pros vs. Cons of Appendix Carry

Here are some of the more important factors to consider.
Shooters With Disabilities: Adaptive Defensive Shooting Nationals Match Wants You!

Shooters With Disabilities: Adaptive Defensive Shooting Nationals Match Wants You!

A defensive pistol match just for people with disabilities is coming this November.
6 Survival Items You Should Carry Every Day (Only 1 is a Gun)

6 Survival Items You Should Carry Every Day (Only 1 is a Gun)

Here's our basic everyday carry list for beginners.
1911 Pistols & Safe Concealed Carry: How-To

1911 Pistols & Safe Concealed Carry: How-To

There are three ways to do it, but here's what the Colonel recommends.
What You Need to Know About Rabies

What You Need to Know About Rabies

Summertime is great, but unfortunately, it's also rabies season. Here's how to keep your family...
5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

Taking charge of your own safety comes with some responsibilities.
IDPA Competitions: Practical Guns & Practical Gear Build Practical CCW Skills

IDPA Competitions: Practical Guns & Practical Gear Build Practical CCW Skills

Get out of the target-shooting rut and become a better handgunner with International Defensive Pistol...
3 Guns For The End Of The World As We Know It

3 Guns For The End Of The World As We Know It

Fire up the R.E.M.: It's TEOTWAWKI (and you should feel fine).
10 Gotta-Have Summer Concealed Carry Solutions

10 Gotta-Have Summer Concealed Carry Solutions

The mercury is rising, and so are your CCW options!
Defensive Handguns: Don't Overlook Double-Action Revolvers

Defensive Handguns: Don't Overlook Double-Action Revolvers

Revolvers are seeing a renaissance on the self-defense market. Here's why you should pay attention.
10 Great Rimfire Revolvers

10 Great Rimfire Revolvers

They come in all shapes and sizes, but .22 and .17 wheelguns are tons of...
Instructor Said What? 10 Defensive Shooting Terms, Explained

Instructor Said What? 10 Defensive Shooting Terms, Explained

Here's the lingo that will help you absorb the most from your training.
Concealed Carry For Women: IWB Holsters & Pistols

Concealed Carry For Women: IWB Holsters & Pistols

A beginner's primer to on-body CCW for women.
The Great Ammo Debate: Small & Fast vs. Big & Slow

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

Sheriff Jim explains what all the fuss is about, and what it means for your...
3 Defensive Handgun Features You Don't Really Need

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.
How To Choose a Concealed-Carry Pistol Instructor

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?

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

How To Choose a Defensive Firearm Holster

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