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Shooting Lightweight Rifles: Tips & Techniques

The fundamentals of rifle shooting still apply when shooting lightweights—in fact, they matter more. Here are some lessons that will help you get more from less and tighten your groups when shooting lightweight rifles.

Failure Drill: A Proven Strategy to Stop an Attacker

There may be a lot of reasons why two shots to an attacker's vital zone fails to put him down.

Origins of Pistolcraft: The Development of the 'Modern Technique'

Over the time that I worked as a police officer and then as a gunwriter, I have informally tried to determine where, when and by whom fighting pistolcraft began.

Jeff Cooper: The Man Behind the 'Modern Technique'

Col. Jeff Cooper, a man for all seasons, warrior, scholar, hunter, husband and controversialist, is above all “the father of the modern technique of the pistol.”

Tips & Techniques: Rotate-To-Fire In Close Encounters

Drawing a handgun from a holster and aiming it at a target is typically described as a process involving multiple steps, but it’s worth bearing in mind that some encounters may be too close and sudden to allow the entire sequence to play out.

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Gunsite Option Targets

American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach heads to the range with Gunsite Option Targets.

To Slap or Not to Slap—Heckler & Koch's MP5

It’s a little disconcerting the first time you see it. Someone jams a loaded magazine into an H&K MP5 and then slaps the charging handle.

Sheriff's Tips: The Golden Rule

The Modern Technique of the Pistol gave us four simple rules of gun safety that make it so much easier for us to prevent injury to ourselves or others.

Sheriff's Tips: What's Your Stance?

I have come to the conclusion that arguing the Weaver vs. the Isosceles is about as productive as arguing .45 vs. 9 mm.

The Gunsite Legacy

Forty years after Col. Jeff and Janelle Cooper founded Gunsite, it is now America’s oldest defensive academy, teaching concepts such as the “Modern Technique of the Pistol” and the “Combat Color Code.” The curriculum and number of students may have expanded, but the colonel’s shadow is still cast every day in the Arizona desert.

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