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Coming to a Range Near You

Localized range events sponsored by major players in the firearm industry are bringing products directly to the people.

Creep Control

Keep a steady hold on your gun as you move the trigger.

Skills Check: Single-Hand Stackup

Can you respond to a potential threat while shooting one-handed?

Making The Long Distance Pistol Shot

If you can make the shot at longer distances, you'll be able to make the shot close in as well.

Shooting Sports More Diverse Than Ever

More and more people from all walks of life are enjoying safe, responsible gun ownership. 

After-Action Report: The Thunderstick Summit

A historic gathering of some of the top defensive-shotgun instructors created a unique training opportunity.

Skills Check: Present Arms

We refer to the draw stroke as the presentation at Gunsite. It’s a better explanation than simply “drawing” the pistol, because it describes the act of presenting the pistol from the holster to the target or threat. In our “basic,” five-day pistol class we expect students to present the pistol and make hits on targets from 3 to 7 yards away in 1.5 seconds. Most students can do this in two or three days of training.

Mental Focus vs. Mental Awareness

Shooting at the very edge of your skills envelope requires tremendous mental focus and well-developed shooting awareness. However, some shooters believe that shooting awareness and mental focus are one in the same. They are not. Using pistol shooting (combat or competition) as an example, what is the difference between the two and how can it help you hone your shooting skills to a razor’s edge?

Long Range Shooting For Beginners

Shooting long range has been described as “weaponized math,” and for good reason…

First Look: Blackhound Emerge Series Riflescopes

Four new riflescopes that are ideal for longer distances.

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