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6 Best Self Defense Handgun Training Drills

What’s the best drill to prepare you to shoot defensively? That could be argued endlessly....

Firearms Training Starts with Having the Right Attitude

When it comes to firearms training and personal defense, there's no better starting point than...

The Secret to Becoming a Great Handgun Shooter

Richard Mann talks about the one secret to handgun shooting that must be mastered in...

When to Speed Up Your Shooting Process

Skillful shooters know when to slow things down and when to speed them up. Sheriff...

10 Best Ways to Defend Yourself Against Civil Unrest

When it comes to self-defense, anything can happen, but these 10 best ways to defend...

Challenge Your Shooting Skills With New Drills

When it comes to firearms training at the range, it's important to push yourself to...

The Importance of Awareness and Avoidance for Personal Defense

As recent events have made us all aware, staying away from bad things—of any type—is...

Training is Just as Important as the Firearm You're Carrying

It's easy to get fixated on the guns & gear we use for self defense,...

Firearm Training: Live with Your Defensive Firearm

In his various writings, Col. Jeff Cooper admonished his students and readers to live with...

Enhancing Your Shotgun Skills

A shotgun is a devastating fight stopper. And that is especially true when the shooter...

Firearms Training: Developing a Mission Statement

You need to craft a code before you can live by it.

The Importance of Situational Awareness

Situational awareness and the power of observation is one of the best personal defense skills...

What to Look for in Defensive Firearm Training

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

5 Essential Drills for Your Home-Defense Shotgun

Shotguns can be incredibly effective home-defense tools, provided you know how to use them. Here...

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...

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...

Stick With What's Tried and True in Self-Defense

The defensive firearm world is filled with self-ascribed experts who push the latest fads. If...

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,...

Defensive Shooting Stances in the Real World

We all know what shooting stances are popular on the square range, but how does...

Reloading the Double-Action Revolver

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