firearm cleaning equipment

Clean Machine

Ensuring your defensive shotgun is clean and lubed is vital for reliable operation.

How Important is Dry Practice?

Even when ammo isn’t scarce, dry practice is an invaluable tool in the shooter’s toolbox.

Mastering the Basics of Defensive Handgun Shooting

Having all the newest gear can definitely an advantage, but not if you haven't first mastered the basics of defensive handgun training. Sheriff Jim Wilson talks about the fundamental skills for shooting a handgun well.

Impact Weapons for Self-Defense: Training & Skill-Building

If you’re serious about self-defense, you should consider that you won’t always be able to have a firearm handy. Using an impact weapon to protect yourself is a vital skill, and one almost anyone can learn.

Surviving a Gunfight: Go Back to Basics

While more than a century has passed since the days of the Wild West, there are still important lessons to take away from those early days. Sheriff Jim explains.

Shotguns and Shotshells: Understanding the Basics

All the basics you wanted to know about shotguns, shot and shotshells (but were afraid to ask).


Get the best of Shooting Illustrated delivered to your inbox.