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The Aftermath

Get expert legal advice now, before it's too late.

If It Ain't Broke...

It may take a little trial-and-error, but finding the handgun that best suits your needs is a worthwhile endeavor, whether it's the latest polymer wunderkind or a design dating back a century.

Defensive Sights & Sight Picture

The flash sight picture is critical to effective defensive shooting, yet the technique is often misunderstood.

Sometimes, Slow Is Good

Naturally, when someone is shooting at you, or otherwise trying to kill you, you need to be as fast as you can. However, when the fight or the threat no longer exist it is just an excellent idea to be very slow about holstering that defensive handgun.

The Flap Over Appendix Carry

Lately, a debate has been going on among defensive shooters over the value and safety of appendix carry.

Gunsite Academy Training Coming To Richmond, VA

Colonial Shooting Academy and Gunsite Academy have announced a partnership that will bring Gunsite’s classes to Colonial Shooting Academy in Richmond, VA.

IWI US Jericho 941 PSL Mid-Size Poly

Available for the first time direct from the source, the Jericho is a proven defensive handgun that has well served law enforcement and civilians for more than two decades.


The handgun is of value as a defensive tool only because it is relatively easy to carry on your person all day long.

Smith & Wesson M&P C.O.R.E.

Smith & Wesson’s M&P C.O.R.E. seamlessly integrates small red-dot optics into a handgun originally designed for self-defense, and it might cause you to rethink your assumptions about pistol sights.

The Fix: Stance, Stance Revolution!

You recently purchased a handgun. The local gun shop owner helped you find one that was affordable and fit your needs. He also referred you to a local firearms instructor who could help you learn how to use it. After your first lesson, you could hit the target with a satisfactory degree of consistency. One thing that caused you to wonder a bit, however, was the instructor’s extreme attention to the positions of your feet, legs and arms, in an effort to put you in into what he called a “fighting stance.” If you were just an inch or so out of position, he would come over and adjust your limbs until he was satisfied.

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