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How to Get the Most From Your Range Training

Sheriff Jim Wilson shows you how to get the most out of your time at the range.

Personal Defense During the Holidays

The holidays, especially in 2020, are a time of stress and, as a result, the need for heightened awareness when it comes to personal defense. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about ways you can stay on the alert when it matters most.

Review: Zastava Arms ZPAP92 Alpha & ZPAP92 Alpha FS1913 AK-47-Style Pistols

Zastava Arms recently introduced two new AK-47-style pistols—the ZPAP92 Alpha and ZPAP92 Alpha FS1913—both of which are chambered in the venerable 7.62x39 mm.

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 training regimen.

Why I Made Firearm Practice My New Year's Resolution

All it took was a quick trip to the range for Sheriff Jim to form his New Year's Resolution for 2020. Read why here.

More Than a Gun: Other Essential Elements of Self-Defense

There’s a lot more to self-defense than merely being able to draw a handgun and hit a target.

Red-Dot Pistol & AIWB: Training With Modern Samurai Project

As appendix carry and red-dot scopes have gained popularity, the learning curve has steepened.

Shooting vs. Fighting: Learn the Difference

So, you've learned how to shoot a gun and hit a target consistently? Good! Now, says Sheriff Jim, it's time to learn how to fight. What's the difference? Find out here.

The First Rule of Gunfighting: Get Training

It's often said that the first rule of gunfighting is to have a gun. According to Sheriff Jim, though, that really shouldn't be the case. Training is essential for those looking to defend themselves.

Shoot Twice: The Benefits of the 'Double-Tap'

In a life-threatening encounter, firing two rounds can be more effective than one. Here are two commonly taught methods that make the most of two rounds fired in self-defense.

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