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Handgun Speed vs. Accuracy: What's the Right Balance?

Handgun Speed vs. Accuracy: What's the Right Balance?

Volumes can and have been written about how fast is fast enough, and how accurate...
Long-Range Shooting: Setting Up Your System

Long-Range Shooting: Setting Up Your System

Before ringing steel or punching paper past 1,000 yards, it's critical to have a complete...
Staying Alive: Tips & Tactics for Personal Security

Staying Alive: Tips & Tactics for Personal Security

Here’s professional advice from one of the world's foremost self-defense experts on self-defense skills that...
Overcoming Threat-Fixation & Tunnel Vision

Overcoming Threat-Fixation & Tunnel Vision

Fixation on a threat is natural, but it needs to be overcome immediately to survive...
Under Pressure: Tips for Improving Range Performance

Under Pressure: Tips for Improving Range Performance

Ever felt like you're under pressure to perform well at the range or competition? Does...
Beating the Clock: Timing & Calmness in Self-Defense

Beating the Clock: Timing & Calmness in Self-Defense

Rapid, sequential action is vital when playing Beat the Clock—for your life. Here's how timing,...
Review: Justified Defensive Concepts Defensive Pistol Skills I

Review: Justified Defensive Concepts Defensive Pistol Skills I

Justified Defensive Concepts, a new defensive-training school in northern Virginia is bringing a different element...
Review: Revic Optics PMR 428 Smart Scope

Review: Revic Optics PMR 428 Smart Scope

What if you had a riflescope that could make accurate, real-time adjustments for you for...
Practice Priorities: Self-Defense Skills You'll Need Most

Practice Priorities: Self-Defense Skills You'll Need Most

While money is certainly a consideration in your practice budget, so is your time and...
Skills Check: Max Michel 7x7x7 Drill

Skills Check: Max Michel 7x7x7 Drill

The 7x7x7 Drill, inspired by SIG Sauer team captain Max Michel, will teach you how...
Lone Star Medics Launches 'Operation Analeptic' Medical Training

Lone Star Medics Launches 'Operation Analeptic' Medical Training

The Lone Star Medics "Operation Analeptic" training event focuses on applying tactical medical skills during...
Five Factors Affecting Training: Overcoming the Barriers

Five Factors Affecting Training: Overcoming the Barriers

Many barriers affect the decision to seek effective training. Don’t let them derail your efforts.
Top 5 Shooting Illustrated Articles of 2018

Top 5 Shooting Illustrated Articles of 2018

Over the last year, we've covered a range of topics. Here are the top five...
Top 5 Skills-Check Drills of 2018

Top 5 Skills-Check Drills of 2018

Want to build your shooting skills? Check out our most-popular Skills Check articles of the...
Pistol-Caliber Carbines for Home Defense: Setup & Strategy

Pistol-Caliber Carbines for Home Defense: Setup & Strategy

Proper setup and practice can make a pistol-caliber carbine an excellent choice for protecting your...
Firearm Familiarity: Building Confidence in Your CCW Gun

Firearm Familiarity: Building Confidence in Your CCW Gun

If you know your concealed-carry gun, you need not fear the result of a hundred...
Head vs. Holster: The Importance of a Solid Self-Defense Mindset

Head vs. Holster: The Importance of a Solid Self-Defense Mindset

Proper self-defense starts with the right mindset, regardless of the tool in your holster.
Skills Check: Low-Capacity Reloading Drills

Skills Check: Low-Capacity Reloading Drills

Whether it's a tube-fed shotgun, lever-action rifle or a top-fed bolt-action rifle, keeping a low-capacity...
Skills Check: Playing Card Drill

Skills Check: Playing Card Drill

Shooting exercises come in myriad types, so why shouldn’t your targets as well? Here's a...
6 Skill-Building Plate-Rack Drills for Rifles, Pistols and Shotguns

6 Skill-Building Plate-Rack Drills for Rifles, Pistols and Shotguns

Do you have an appetite for skill development? Load up on steel targets to acquire...
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