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Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

Should You Carry Your Gun With an Empty Chamber?

Once upon a time, that's how it was done. But now...?
After a Defensive Shooting: What to Do

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...
IDPA Competitions: Practical Guns & Practical Gear Build Practical CCW Skills

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...
Instructor Said What? 10 Defensive Shooting Terms, Explained

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

The Great Ammo Debate: Small & Fast vs. Big & Slow

Sheriff Jim explains what all the fuss is about, and what it means for your...
Why You Should Take Low-Light Defensive Handgun Training

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

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

Here's how to get the very most out of your pocket pistol.
Emma Williams: Rising Shooting Star

Emma Williams: Rising Shooting Star

An ambassador and role model for the younger shooters in the sport.
5 Tips to Improve Your Shooting Skills

5 Tips to Improve Your Shooting Skills

Here's how to perfect your craft even in less-than-ideal situations.
Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Handguns: Train More for Less

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Handguns: Train More for Less

Here's one way to keep those critical shooting skills sharp without breaking the bank.
3 Reasons You've Got to Try Whittington University

3 Reasons You've Got to Try Whittington University

Take your defensive handgun course at the crown Jewel of American shooting facilities.
Legal Information for Concealed-Carry Permit Holders

Legal Information for Concealed-Carry Permit Holders

You've got the firearm, the holster and the training. But there's one thing you might...
What To Look For In a Concealed-Carry Purse

What To Look For In a Concealed-Carry Purse

Important design features for your CCW bag.
5 Tips For First-Time Gun Buyers

5 Tips For First-Time Gun Buyers

Knowing where to shop and what to ask for will help you find the right...
Airguns for Adults

Airguns for Adults

They're not just for Junior anymore.
Teenagers Master Pistol Shooting At Gunsite Academy

Teenagers Master Pistol Shooting At Gunsite Academy

A teen's perspective on Gunsite Academy's 250 Defensive Handgun class.
Manual Safeties On Carry Guns: Pro Vs. Con

Manual Safeties On Carry Guns: Pro Vs. Con

Should your CCW firearm have a manual safety? We examine the pros and cons.
Couples Defense, Part I

Couples Defense, Part I

Self-defense isn't the sole responsibility of the male—in fact, the odds are good he will...
3 Things Gun Students Do (That Drive Instructors Nuts)

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...
After a Defensive Shooting: What to Do

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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