Sheriff Jim Wilson

Becoming A Gentleman Warrior

Knowing how to shoot is one thing. Knowing how to stay out of trouble is even better, which is an essential part of being a man-at-arms.

Skills Check: El Presidente Drill Times Two

What makes a good training drill? It is one that teaches and tests essential skills of gun handling and marksmanship. Sure, running and jumping while shooting dozens of rounds is fun, but effective drills need not be difficult.

The Great Shooting Stance Feud

The 1911 vs Glock or 9mm vs vs .45 ACP dustups were just flashes in the pan compared to this feud.

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and self-proclaimed firearms experts have postulated that the Scout Rifle Concept, as originated by Jeff Cooper, is obsolete.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.

Why You Should Carry a Handgun Every Day

Sheriff Jim Wilson explains why carrying a handgun for personal defense is important to do on a daily, all-the-time basis.

Review: Ruger Scout Rifle in 350 Legend

Ruger's excellent Scout rifle, paired with the new 350 Legend round, makes for a great combination.

The Importance of Situational Awareness

Col. Jeff Cooper proposed four levels of alertness to describe the various stages of paying attention, but how do they relate to daily activities?

Gunsite Academy Co-Founder Janelle Cooper Passes Away

At age 99, Janelle Cooper, wife of Col. Jeff Cooper and co-founder of Gunsite Academy, passed away at her Paulden, AZ home.

Scout-Rifle Build: Robar Ruger American Scout

After Ruger improved on its affordable American Rifle, SI Field Editor Ed Head aimed to make a true scout rifle out of the platform. Here's how it turned out.

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