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The .25 Automatic: Why?

This tiny cartridge has been the butt of jokes for decades. Does it deserve them?

4 Things Shooting Instructors Do That Drive Students Nuts

A follow-up to our recent article about gun-student gaffes. It goes both ways...

Manual Safeties On Carry Guns: Pro Vs. Con

Should your CCW firearm have a manual safety? We examine the pros and cons.

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

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

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

Gunsite Instructor Il Ling New explains why you should ignore the many myths about self-defense...

Armed Self-Defense: Reality vs. Fantasy

Plans for an armed-self defense situation are nice. Realistic plans are even nicer.

Hog Hunting With Tactical Gear

How to use your favorite rifle or carbine on something other than paper.

Can You Use a .22LR For Self-Defense?

It's the easiest cartridge to shoot, but does it have enough stopping power?

Gunsite: Dream Destination

Founded by WWII and Korean War veteran Lt. Col. Jeff Cooper in 1976, Gunsite's primary...

3 Things Gun Students Do (That Drive Instructors Nuts)

Here's how to avoid wasting everyone's time (and your money) when you're getting your gun...

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

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

How to Properly Fit a Shotgun

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

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.

AR-15 Rifles For Home Defense? Yes!

"America's Rifle" has a lot of advantages when it comes to defending your home. Here...

Why You Should Take Tactical Team Training With Your Spouse

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

Armed Self-Defense: 4 Reasons to Practice Movement Drills

Learning to shoot and move is critically important to upping the odds that you’ll survive...

After a Defensive Shooting: What to Do

Here's what you'll need to know if you're ever forced to defend yourself or a...
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