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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: Depends on if you don't mind a few "surprises" down the line...

Reviewed: Federal's .22LR Punch Defensive Ammunition

The ammo giant turns an underpowered cartridge into a contender.

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

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

Hog Hunting With Tactical Gear

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

Armed Self-Defense: Reality vs. Fantasy

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

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...

AR-15 Rifles For Home Defense? Yes!

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

5 Biggest Mistakes Concealed Carriers Make

Taking charge of your own safety comes with some responsibilities.

Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

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

Take Tactical Team Training ... Together!

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...

Compete in IDPA, Build Practical CCW Skills

Become a better handgunner with International Defensive Pistol Association competitions.

Master the Standing Shooting Position

Here's how to wring the most accuracy from a challenging stance.

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...
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