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The Perfect Shooting Drill to Save Ammo

As far as I can tell, ammunition remains expensive and in short supply, so here’s another drill that consumes only 10 rounds. But there’s a problem: It’s a bit addictive and you may want to shoot it several times and with several variations.

How to Refine Your Trigger Press

Jeff Cooper called it the Baja California shot, a hit landing low-left from the point-of-aim due to jerking the trigger. Imagine shooting at a map of the United States and you’ll get the idea. True for a right-handed shooter, I suppose we could call it the Florida shot for a left-handed shooter, although I never heard the Colonel describe it that way.

Skills Check: The Debbie Drill

Steady customers are a good thing, but customers who become friends are more valuable yet. Such is the case with a group that comes to Gunsite every year for a family reunion. Comprised of the family of a Medal of Honor recipient, their associates and friends, this group has trained at the school for more than 20 years and now they’re bringing their grown children to the event. That’s what you call a long-standing relationship.

Review: Ruger Max-9 Pistol

In case you just emerged from hibernation or beamed down from another planet, allow me to be the first to inform you concealed-carry pistols are hot. So hot, they dominate sales across the firearm industry, as millions of long-time gun owners compete with seven or eight million new gun owners trying to get their hands on these pistols.

How to Maintain Pistol Marksmanship During the Ammo Shortage

The following drill will help maintain essential marksmanship skills while keeping the round count low.

9 Common Questions New Shooters Ask

Here's a look at some of the most common questions new shooters tend to ask.

How to Stop a Deadly Encounter Before it Begins

Awareness and alertness are your keys to staying safe and avoiding potentially deadly outcomes.

How to Maximize Your Training During the Ammo Shortage

In the midst of the ammo shortage, there is still a way to maximize your training.

How to Become a Master of Dry-Fire Practice

You can practice more than just your trigger pull without live ammunition, which is good when ammo is in short supply.

How to Build Shooting Skills Without Burning Through Your Ammo

Having trouble finding ammunition or getting to the range? Here is a great way to maintain your skills without using precious ammo.

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