El Presidente

Jeff Cooper's legendary El Presidente drill is a great way to train for accuracy, power and speed.

Failure Drill

The origin of the saying "two to the body, one to the head..."

The Scout Rifle Concept

Let's be clear about this: Col. Jeff Cooper did not invent the Scout Rifle, he merely coined the phrase and suggested the concept—and he didn't do that all by himself, either.

Thoughts on Cooper's Color Code

Knowing what the color code means and where they fit into a preparedness plan is only half the battle. Planning your response and following through is the other half.

Gunsite Academy: The Basics of Gunsite 250

Ed Head talks about his early experiences at Gunsite Academy and the basics of Gunsite 250, one of the school's most well-known classes.

Is the Scout Rifle Concept Obsolete?

For the last two decades shooters and self-proclaimed firearms experts have postulated that the Scout Rifle Concept, as originated by Jeff Cooper, is obsolete. But is it? 

Combat Mindset for the Defensive Shooter

Someone once said that good gear will not make up for poor tactics, but good tactics will make up for poor gear.

Principles of Personal Defense

The must-have book for anyone interested in personal defense.

Thoughts on Rule Number 3

Keeping your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot sounds so simple, yet is often broken with bad results. A little extra care will go a long way to prevent unintentional hole-punching.

Skills Check: El Presidente Drill

Jeff Cooper's legendary El Presidente drill is a great way to build accuracy, power and speed skills.

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