When the editorial director came up with assignments that included outlining personal defense handgun shooting goals, I felt he was…Read More >
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New shooters tend to ask me, “How badly is that gun going to kick?” Brand new female shooters in particular psyche themselves up for a gun to hurt them. Even more experienced shooters aren’t immune to flinching. However, flinching or anticipating the recoil affects accuracy. I have five simple tricks to help freeze the flinch and get you right on target in no time.
One of the chief concerns trainers have — People don’t know, what they don’t know. When it comes to guns,…Read More >
The double-action revolver is a timeless personal defense handgun. The double-action revolver is not only popular, there are new introductions…Read More >
There is no universal lexicon for the trigger, its parts, and how it behaves. Writers are as guilty as anyone…Read More >
A friend and I often discuss the life experience we have in common, including training and marksmanship. We see eye…Read More >
Out of the box, the AR-15 is action ready. Whether you are ready to plink, hunt, or defense your castle, a stock out of the box AR-15 will get the job done. However, who wants to settle for a rifle the peaks at getting the job done? Likely, the best money you can spend on your AR is a simple to install, drop-in trigger upgrade. Here are our top 10 choices to improve your accuracy.
Your trigger can have as much or more influence on shot placement than your sights—specifically, it will influence group size. But how much is too much trigger? What trigger weight is most desirable? What about the legal implications of a self-defense shooting with a light trigger? Read the entire article for answers to these questions and more!
Developing a proper grip on your handgun will give you the single-biggest measurable improvement in your shooting. Here’s how to do it.
Training and practice are the essential tasks for shooting accurately and well. The pistol you choose, although important, is not nearly as vital as understanding the basic principles involved in shooting, shooting accurately and knowing what to do when confronted with an adversary. Read this post to learn exactly what is the essentials of safe shooting.