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Review: SureFire 2211 WristLight

The SureFire 2211 WristLight offers more than just another means to carry a flashlight.

How Many Magazines Should You Have?

If you’ve recently joined the firearm-owning community, chances are good the gun you bought is...

Dry Practice Drills for Homebound Shooters

Many folks are homebound because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it's still a great time...

Defensive Firearm Training: The Importance of Movement and Cover

Want to know a secret for surviving a gunfight? Keep moving and get behind something...

Skills Check: Handgun Red-Dot Sighting Skill Drill

At a certain distance, red-dot-sighted handguns offer enhanced precision, but here’s what to do at...

Maintaining Control of Your Pistol

Being retentive is a good thing when it comes to maintaining control of your firearm...

What to Look for in Defensive Firearm Training

In defensive shooting, as in most other things in life, we improve what we measure....

Handgun Reloads: How-To & Expert Tips

Reloads are undeniably one of the most essential skills a serious defensive shooter can have....

Trends & Self-Defense Training: Choose What Works for You

Everything that’s old is new again, or something like that. Don’t let trends influence your...

Skills Check: Ankle-Carry Drill

Tired of standing around at the range? Try kneeling instead.

Self-Defense Evolution: Here's How Far We've Come

Firearms, gear and training all evolve; sometimes it’s worth looking back to see how far...

No Safe Spaces: Why We Need Personal-Defense Skills

It’s a sobering thought, but there really is no such thing as a “safe” space,...

Reloading the Double-Action Revolver

Last week, Sheriff Jim talked about the trigger skills needed to master the double-action revolver....

Carbine Modularity: 4 AR-15 Setup Options

With all of the accessory options for defensive AR-15 rifles, what setups should owners choose...

SIG Sauer Academy Receives CA Certification

The Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor course at SIG Sauer Academy received official certification from the...

Skills Check: Single-Action Failure Drill

The failure drill for a single-action revolver is a little different than that for a...

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...

Skills Check: Single-Action Defensive Revolver Drill

Should you choose a single-action revolver for defensive purposes, it’s imperative to know how to...

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,...

Collecting vs. Training: Spend Your Time & Money Wisely

Having a collection of neat and interesting guns is great, but it's worth considering spending...
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