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Handgun Grip Vs. Hold: What's the Difference?

Grip and hold on the firearm are often viewed by handgun shooters as one and the same. However, seasoned defensive and competitive shooters break down handgun shooting stability into two distinctly but equally essential subcomponents: grip versus hold.

Surviving Ammogeddon: Low-Round-Count Training

Given today’s restrictive ammunition shortages, how can you best utilize your time and limited resources to maintain and even further develop your shooting skills? The short answer is to train smart by optimizing your firearms training.

How to Create a Diversion for Personal Defense

One of the best things the armed citizen can do is to create a diversion that will mess up the crook’s pre-planned agenda.

I Carry: Taurus GX4 Pistol in a Galco Scout 3.0 Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the new Taurus GX4 micro-9 mm double-stack pistol in a Galco Scout 3.0 holster with a Cold Steel AD-15 Lite pocketknife.

Review: Nighthawk Custom Agent 2 Commander Pistol

Yes, Nighthawk Custom’s new Commander is on the pricey side—but it’s worth it.

Review: Springfield Armory EMP Concealed Carry Contour Handgun

The EMP series of 1911-style pistols from Springfield Armory was designed specifically around the 9 mm cartridge.

Red Dots vs. Iron Sights: Which is Better for Handguns?

Slide-mounted red-dot optics on pistols are hot and getting hotter.

I Carry: Taurus GX4 Pistol in a Crossbreed Reckoning Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the new Taurus GX4 micro-compact, double-stack 9 mm pistol carried in a Crossbreed Reckoning holster along with a Cold Steel Mini Recon 1 pocketknife.

The FBI Miami Shootout: Lessons for the Defensive Shooter

Details from past law-enforcement shootings can teach valuable lessons to the armed civilian.

Should You Carry a Handgun in the Small of Your Back?

When it comes to the concealed carry of a defensive handgun, there are a variety of acceptable ways to do it and there are some bad ideas. Where does small of back carry fit in?

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