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Home Defense for Newbies: Pistol-Grip-Only Shotguns vs. Pistol-Caliber Carbines

Both platforms are excellent choices, but there are some things newbies need to know.

Handgun Basics: How To Grip a Pistol

A proper grip helps ensure accuracy and comfort.

Why You (Yes, You) Need Basic Gun Training

Three trainers, three questions, three more reasons to learn gun safety from a pro.

10 Ways to Help Teach Safe Gun Handling

Taking a new shooter under your wing is a noble undertaking. Here's how to do...

How Do Semi-Auto Pistol Triggers Work?

Everything you need to know (but were afraid to ask) about how self-loading pistol triggers...

What To Do When Your Pistol Doesn't Fire

The drill you need to know to get you (and your gun) back in the...

Video: How to Grip a Pistol

A 12-time NRA Pistol champ explains the "Zins Grip."

Step Up To an Air Rifle: Part II

Part II of our two-part series.

5 First-Timer's Firearms Fears (& How to Overcome Them)

It's normal to be a little intimidated. Here's why you shouldn't worry.

Safety First: Basics of Pistol Shooting

To have that lifetime of fun with firearms, you FIRST must ALWAYS follow the NRA’s...

How to Use a Field Shotgun For Home Defense

Can Grandpa's old Skeet gun be used for self-defense? Yes, and here's how!

Master the Sitting Shooting Position

This shooting position offers you visibility and stability...if you do it right. Which of these...

Female Shooters On: Semi-Autos vs. Revolvers

It's an age-old question. We polled some prominent shooters to get their thoughts.

5 Ways Your Target Can Help You Improve Your Shooting

Here's how to speak "Target," and translate it into "Bullseye."

How to Properly Fit a Shotgun

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

3-Gun: Family-Friendly Shooting Sport

Here's a fun shooting sport your whole family will love.

How to Rack a Pistol's Slide

Don't let your hand strength stand in between you and the semi-auto of your dreams.

Master the Standing Shooting Position

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