Precision Pistol

Pre-program your shooting skills before each training session.

Laser Ready

Firearm lasers are as thick as shoppers at Walmart on the first of the month.

The Meltdown

Since the term "meltdown" signifies things have gone bad, it is a fitting name for a drill intended to measure your ability to transition from a long gun to a handgun.

Fisch and Tips: Holsters, Part II

In part two of our look at holster selection, we examine materials, belts, mag pouches and drills for the proper draw.

Near and Far

You may be able to swiftly get good hits as far away as 7 yards without forming a true sight picture. As the range increases, so will your need to use the sights on your handgun.

Lots of Dots

Print these targets to shoot the drill highlighted in the "Skills Check" department of Shooting Illustrated's November 2011 issue.

The Truth About Practice and Drills

Here are some simple tips to make your shooting practice work better and improve your abilities.

The 2x2x2 Drill

When faced with multiple threats, the temptation for panicked double-taps is great, but the 2x2x2 drill combines speed with fluidity when seconds count. Photo by Bryce M.Towsley

Two Plus Two

Speed loading, speed reloading or just plain getting the gun reloaded quickly is an essential skill for both competition and combat.

Shotgun Drills

Practice these steps to become a better shotgunner, whether for self-defense or practical sport.

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