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Shot Timers & Self-Defense Training: How Much Speed Do You Need?

Shot Timers & Self-Defense Training: How Much Speed Do You Need?

How much speed is possible—or necessary—to counter a violent attack?
3 Self-Defense Opinions That Don't Hold Water

3 Self-Defense Opinions That Don't Hold Water

Too often, Sheriff Jim hears these three claims in the personal-defense community. Here's why you...
The Object of Defensive-Gun Handling: Stop the Threat

The Object of Defensive-Gun Handling: Stop the Threat

There's a lot of talk about the lethality of certain cartridges, but Sheriff Jim reminds...
Review: Kimber EVO SP

Review: Kimber EVO SP

Creation and Intelligent Design need not be mutually exclusive. See how both these concepts blend...
Skills Check: Single-Action Defensive Revolver Drill

Skills Check: Single-Action Defensive Revolver Drill

Should you choose a single-action revolver for defensive purposes, it’s imperative to know how to...
Handgun Customization: What Do You Really Need?

Handgun Customization: What Do You Really Need?

When it comes to customizing and enhancing a defensive handgun, many shooters start customizing before...
Law & CCW: What You Need to Know for Self-Defense

Law & CCW: What You Need to Know for Self-Defense

Just as important as your CCW handgun, knowing and understanding the law is one of...
Review: Nighthawk Custom Tri-Cut Carry 1911

Review: Nighthawk Custom Tri-Cut Carry 1911

If you have champagne wishes and caviar dreams, the Nighthawk Custom Tri-Cut Carry 1911 might...
I Carry: Canik TP9EC in a Smoky Mountain Concealment Holster

I Carry: Canik TP9EC in a Smoky Mountain Concealment Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Canik TP9 Elite...
Range Review: Dan Wesson TCP 1911

Range Review: Dan Wesson TCP 1911

Built by the tried-and-true team at Dan Wesson Firearms, the TCP is more than just...
New for 2019: Kahr Arms 25th Anniversary K9 Pistol

New for 2019: Kahr Arms 25th Anniversary K9 Pistol

To celebrate the company's 25th anniversary, Kahr Arms is releasing a special, commemorative model of...
New for 2019: Beretta 92X Pistol Series

New for 2019: Beretta 92X Pistol Series

Beretta rolled out an entirely new line of 90-Series handguns in 2019, taking the venerable...
Diversionary Tactics for Home and Personal Defense

Diversionary Tactics for Home and Personal Defense

Even if you're primed to face a home invader or robber, it's possible that you...
 Review: Norma MHP Defensive-Handgun Ammo

Review: Norma MHP Defensive-Handgun Ammo

Norma offers its take on a handgun round for personal protection with the launch of...
10mm vs. .40 S&W: Similarities, Differences and Uses

10mm vs. .40 S&W: Similarities, Differences and Uses

Both the 10mm and the .40 S&W use a .40-caliber projectile and were developed around...
Lee Jurras & The Development of Personal-Defense Ammo

Lee Jurras & The Development of Personal-Defense Ammo

Personal-defense ammo development owes a great deal to Lee Jurras of Super Vel Cartridge Company.
Range Review: Citadel M1911 Commander

Range Review: Citadel M1911 Commander

Bridging the gap between the Government and Officer model 1911s is a new mid-length Commander...
'The Caliber Wars:' Does the Round Really Matter?

'The Caliber Wars:' Does the Round Really Matter?

9mm vs. 45 ACP vs .40 S&W... the caliber wars can go on forever. Does...
New Optics for 2019: A Complete Guide

New Optics for 2019: A Complete Guide

There are a number of new options on the market for optics seekers, as manufacturers...
New for 2019: FN 509 Tactical Gray/Black Edition

New for 2019: FN 509 Tactical Gray/Black Edition

For those looking to have a different take on the FN 509 Tactical, a limited-edition...
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