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Dress for Success: Attire for the Armed Citizen

Dress for Success: Attire for the Armed Citizen

Whether carrying openly or concealed, it's important to think about how and why we dress....
Skills Check: 'New York Reload' Revolver Drill

Skills Check: 'New York Reload' Revolver Drill

Fans of Jim Cirillo’s New York Reload would do well to practice this drill, which...
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,...
Skills Check: Cleaning & Ammo Cycling Drill

Skills Check: Cleaning & Ammo Cycling Drill

How long has it been since you last cleaned and oiled your concealed-carry pistol and...
Collecting vs. Training: Spend Your Time & Money Wisely

Collecting vs. Training: Spend Your Time & Money Wisely

Having a collection of neat and interesting guns is great, but it's worth considering spending...
I Carry: Bersa BP9cc in a Safariland Holster

I Carry: Bersa BP9cc in a Safariland Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Bersa BP9cc in...
DAO Self-Defense Guns: Are They Still Relevant?

DAO Self-Defense Guns: Are They Still Relevant?

While many modern defensive guns have gone for lighter, crisper trigger pulls, there are still...
Review: Beretta APX

Review: Beretta APX

Beretta’s APX pistol brings an entirely different, modern platform to the storied Italian gunmaker’s line.
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...
In a Fight, Time is Short—Don't Waste It

In a Fight, Time is Short—Don't Waste It

Anecdotes and statistics surrounding self defense paint a clear picture: a fight is likely to...
Choosing Shotgun Chokes for Home Defense

Choosing Shotgun Chokes for Home Defense

When it comes to choosing shotgun chokes for your home-defense shotgun, understand your situation and...
Review: Mossberg MC1sc

Review: Mossberg MC1sc

Mossberg sprung quite the surprise on the firearm community with its MC1sc, the company’s first...
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...
The Colt SSP: One That Got Away

The Colt SSP: One That Got Away

Sometimes even firearms with innovative designs just don’t catch on. Such is the case with...
6 Ammo Terms You Need to Know

6 Ammo Terms You Need to Know

Here’s a handy glossary to help you speak “ammunese.” These six elements are critical to...
Two-Gun Carry: Considerations & Carry Options

Two-Gun Carry: Considerations & Carry Options

Rather than carrying a reload, having a second gun can be a benefit to the...
Team Tactics: Valuable for Defensive Shooters

Team Tactics: Valuable for Defensive Shooters

Going beyond individual training, knowing how to effectively work in pairs and even teams can...
Practicing Safety: The Glock Striker Control Device

Practicing Safety: The Glock Striker Control Device

"The Gadget," a striker control device from Tau Development Group, is designed to provide Glock-pistol...
New for 2019: Rock River Arms LAR-22 Tactical Carbine

New for 2019: Rock River Arms LAR-22 Tactical Carbine

Rock River Arms launched a new line of .22 LR training rifles, including a Tactical...
Federal Air Marshal Qualification: Test Your CCW Skills

Federal Air Marshal Qualification: Test Your CCW Skills

Created for the Federal Air Marshal Service, the Tactical Pistol Course is an excellent source...
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