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Shooting to Stop: Caliber Considerations for Self-Defense

When deploying a defensive pistol, the goal of armed citizens is to stop an attack...

Rule Four in Self-Defense: Bullets On and Beyond Your Target

Col. Jeff Cooper's list of safety rules includes, "Be sure of your target and what...

Range Review: Kel-Tec CP33

For 2019, Kel-Tec Weapons announced its long-awaited, .22 LR variant of its popular PMR30. Check...

Range Review: Nighthawk Custom Chairman 1911

Purpose-built to give competitors an edge in pistol competitions, the Nighthawk Custom Chairman 1911 is...

Review: Wilson Combat Ranch Rifle in 300 HAM'R

The new Ranch Rifle in Wilson Combat’s line of rifles offers a new interpretation on...

Review: Modern Samurai Project Red-Dot Pistol Course

There are pros and cons of running a red-dot equipped handgun, and many of the...

Handgun Handling: It Starts With Stance

There's lots of debate over proper handgun handling, and stance is one of the key...

5 Training Tips for a Personal-Defense Rifle

Sheriff Jim covers some of the important necessities when using a rifle for defensive purposes.

Building Your EDC Kit: 3 Critical Components

When it comes to choosing these three critical parts of your EDC kit, what should...

Range Review: SRM Arms 1228 Shotgun

Representing a unique innovation in the tactical-shotgun market, the SRM Arm 1228 is designed to...

Double-Barrel Shotguns: Tips for Home-Defense Use

Having only two shots at the ready means you really need to practice and make...

Review: Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Tactical

The latest iteration of Ruger’s 22/45 Tactical Rimfire Trainer is sure to hit the mark...

Trigger Reset: Should You Use It?

Many of today's handguns have a short-reset point, where the trigger mechanism "resets" at a...

Self-Defense Ammo: Checking & Cycling Tips

You've cleaned your concealed-carry gun, you've trained and you've set up a decent holster. Now,...

Skills Check: 5 Body-and-Head Drills

Practice both precision and speed with these five simple drills that focus on center-mass body...

Shotgun Trigger Jobs: Products & Tips

If you’re disappointed with the trigger on your shotgun, there are steps that can be...

Looking & Assessing: An Essential Element of Defensive Training

During training, many shooters feign that look-and-assess movement at the end of a shooting string...but...

5 Handling Tips for a Home-Defense Shotgun

When faced with a threat, a home-defense shotgun can be quite the equalizer, but only...

Review: SIG Sauer P365 Micro Compact

Deemed a "Micro Compact" concealed-carry gun, the SIG Sauer P365 is deceptively capacious. See how...

Dealing With Danger: Desensitization and Decision-Making

Properly desensitizing yourself to things that could be perceived as an active threat allows you...
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