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7 Way to Improve Self-Defense Handgun Skills

It’s important that a person learns how to safely and properly use a handgun before...

Winchester's 'New' Model 1873

The lever-action Winchester Model 1873, the company’s first center-fire, is a classic piece of Americana,...

Manipulating a Semi-Auto

Pistol manipulation requires efficiency and consistency, especially under pressure, and the basics must be mastered...

Avoidance

While carrying a concealed handgun is important, the most essential self-defense tool is your mind’s...

Support-Hand Shooting

Support-hand shooting is not a fast-draw technique so much as it is a survival technique.

Perfect Practice

There is an old saying, repeated often enough to be a cliché, which says “Practice...

Beginner Mistakes

Wiley Clapp explains the worst mistakes that most beginning shooters make, and offers solutions.

Drawing From the Ground

The ideal solution to a bad situation is to be aware and get out of...

Calling Your Shots

You might not become a legend, but calling your shots will make you a better...

The Fire is Dry

In the Marine Corps, we grew accustomed to the term “snapping in,” meaning practice firing...

Aiming

This question came up in a combat range discussion not long ago. Indeed, when does...

Don’t Rush

I often trash movies for poor handling of firearms, but there is a saying that...

Speed or Tactical

Every time I do class at Gunsite with a pistol, the top-notch instructors repeat the...

Your Money’s Worth

It's no secret that the economy is hurting and that few Americans are spending heavy...

Shotgun/Handgun Training Course

The Counter Terrorism Institute of America's one-day course is a great introduction to using shotguns...

National Shooter’s League

There are several games in which shooters can compete with handguns. There's the bullseye game...

Sitting Down With Beginners

Handguns can be intimidating to a complete beginner trying to get over the fear of...

Ruger Single-Ten Revolver Review

Slow down and savor the 10-shot capacity of this new take on a Ruger classic.

Self-Defense Pistol 101

Using a handgun to defend your life requires more than just a familiarity with firearms.

Special Section: Covering the Basics of Shooting

Basic skills are the foundation of good shooting, and even seasoned shooters can use a...
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