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First Look: Blaser R8 Rifle in 6.5 PRC

Blaser is pleased to now offer its iconic R8 modular rifle chambered for the 6.5 PRC cartridge.

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.

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, calmness and a cool head can help you stay alive.

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.

Beyond the CCW Pistol: Four Factors of Survival

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

Dealing with Anticipation When Shooting

Solving the problem of anticipation while shooting is largely a problem with mindset. Enter the "zen" of shooting and focus your mind with these techniques.

Review: Nikon Monarch 3 4-16x50 BDC Riflescope

A former special-forces sniper examines the first focal plane reticles and BDC capabilities of Nikon's Monarch 3 4-16x50 BDC riflescope.

Bushnell Introduces AK Optics Red Dot and Riflescope for AK-47 Platform

Bushnell introduces a pair of sighting solutions aimed at putting the legendary AK-47 platform on target in all conditions.

Trijicon Introduces the New MRO Red-Dot Optic

Trijicon's newest optic is an ultra-compact micro red-dot sight that adds tremendous capability to your carbine without adding significant weight or bulk.

The Zen of Shooting

There are primarily two reasons I fail to hit a target. The first is improper attention to my sights, and the second is anticipation. Both of these phenomena are mental shortfalls; allowing your mind to focus on what it thinks is important rather than what is actually important.

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