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How Red-Dot Sights Help Aging Eyes (& Everyone Else Too)

The rise of the reflex sight is making shooting fun and accurate for beginners and...

Do You Have to Break-In a New Defensive Handgun?

Answer: Only if you don't mind a few "surprises" down the line...

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

A defensive pistol match just for people with disabilities is coming this November.

1911 Pistols & Safe Concealed Carry: How-To

There are three ways to do it, but here's what the Colonel recommends.

How to Choose a Home-Defense Shotgun

It’s not that rifles and handguns won’t work well for home defense, it’s just that...

Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

Once upon a time, that's how it was done. But now...?

5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

Taking charge of your own safety comes with some responsibilities.

Why You Should Take Tactical Team Training With Your Spouse

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

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

Fire up the R.E.M.: It's TEOTWAWKI (and you should feel fine).

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

They come in all shapes and sizes, but .22 and .17 wheelguns are tons of...

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

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

How To Choose a Concealed-Carry Pistol Instructor

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

How Do Guns Work? Self-Loading Pistol Triggers

The next in our series about how guns work.

Why You Should Take Low-Light Defensive Handgun Training

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

5 Sure-Fire Training Drills For Your Concealed-Carry Pistol

Here's how to get the very most out of your pocket pistol.

How To: Master Sight Radius, Sight Picture & Hold

Three simple things that affect your marksmanship with every shot.

8 New CCW Guns Under $500

Now's a great time to get a "steal" on a concealed-carry pistol.
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