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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...
Self-Defense Revolvers FAQ

Self-Defense Revolvers FAQ

Here are the top four wheelgun wanna-knows from our readers.
Self-Defense Behind the Wheel of Your Car

Self-Defense Behind the Wheel of Your Car

Advanced handgun training addresses this critical self-defense question.
4 Reasons to Learn the Isosceles Shooting Stance

4 Reasons to Learn the Isosceles Shooting Stance

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

Video: Ruger LCP II Pistol

Taking a pistol platform that defined a class, and making it best in class.
Why You Should Take Low-Light Defensive Handgun Training

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

Guns & Loads for Self-Defense Against Animals

Lions, tigers and bears? More like rabid foxes, snakes and...OK, bears.
5 Great Survival Guns

5 Great Survival Guns

Versatility, reliability and adaptability are key here.
Terminal Ballistics & How to Choose the Right Ammunition (Pt. 3)

Terminal Ballistics & How to Choose the Right Ammunition (Pt. 3)

Today: bullet tumbling, rotational velocity and wound tracks.
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