Sheriff Jim Wilson

Why We Need to Encourage New Shooters to Get Training

When we can, we need to tell the new shooter that they really need to learn to walk before they can run. And then we need to help them find the kind of training that will give them the basics of safe gun handling and marksmanship.

5 Commonly Overlooked Carry Guns

Glocks and 1911s are not the only concealed carry guns out there, and in fact may not be the best options for everyone. Here’s a look at five often overlooked concealed carry options that you may or may not have heard of.

Handgun Training with Your Offhand

Training someone to shoot a defensive handgun is mostly a standardized process. Firearm safety is followed by firearm function, which is then followed by an introduction to the basics of marksmanship. Past that, focus falls on handgun manipulation, presentation and various methods of target engagement.

Review: EAA Churchill 220 and 620 Optics Tactical Shotguns

Looking for a home-defense shotgun that everyone can use? EAA’s Churchill line just added two models that are worth a look.

9 Common Questions New Shooters Ask

Here's a look at some of the most common questions new shooters tend to ask.

Why Eye Dominance Matters for Personal Defense

Knowing which eye is dominant, as well as how to shoot with both eyes open, can be an indispensable skill for personal defense.

Essential Everyday-Carry Gear For New Shooters

Those new to concealed carry can find plenty of affordable EDC-gear options.

The Great Ammo Shortage Explained

Ammunition companies are working harder than ever to meet the incredible demand for product in these unprecedented times.

Review: Beretta 92X F Compact

Fans of the Beretta M9/92 series of handguns now have an updated version geared toward concealed carry.

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