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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 II

During a violent criminal confrontation, teamwork with a spouse, friend or coworker may determine your...

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...

Pros vs. Cons of Appendix Carry

Here are some of the more important factors to consider.

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...

11 (Cheap) Ways to Make Your Home a Castle

Your home is your castle...even if you don't have a king's ransom.

Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

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

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...

Tested: Walker's Razor Walkie Talkie Boosts Shooting Safety

Safety on the range is Priority One...here's how the Razor helps keep it that way.

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...

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...

How To Choose a Concealed-Carry Pistol Instructor

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

Top 5 Home-Defense Shotgun Tips

You know shotguns are great for home defense, but there's more to it than just...

What Does "Brandishing" a Gun Mean?

Here's what you need to know about this self-defense topic.

Should You Get Involved When a Stranger is Attacked?

Wanting to help is basic human nature, but getting involved without knowing all the facts...
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