Wiley Clapp GunSite

Wiley Clapp Honored at Gunsite Academy

A classroom at the prestigious training facility will carry on his legacy.

Gunsite Honors Wiley Clapp

A classroom at Gunsite will be be named after the long-time Shooting Illustrated contributor and columnist.

First Time at Gunsite Academy

A fresh look at what it's like to take your first serious firearms training course.

I Carry: Springfield Armory Garrison 9 mm 1911 Pistol in a DeSantis Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the brand-new Springfield Armory Garrison 1911 pistol in 9 mm carried in a DeSantis Speed Scabbard holster along with a Cold Steel Gunsite Counter Point 1 knife.

Souvenir Self Defense

Can you use a classic, original-style 1911 in .45 ACP for self defense?

The Maxim PDW Rifle Goes to Gunsite Academy

PDW-type rifles allow for a compact firearm in a rifle caliber, but what's it like to run one in an intensive carbine course?

Skills Check: Precision Hits at Multiple Distances

We use head shots for a couple of reasons in our classes at Gunsite. The tactical reason is the need to shut an attacker down, instantly, by delivering a well-placed shot to the central-nervous system.

I Carry: Glock G19 Gen5 MOS Pistol in a C&G Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Glock G19 Gen5 MOS optics-ready pistol carried in a C&G Holsters OWB Tactical Custom holster, with a Crimson Trace RAD Pro red-dot sight.

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.

How to Maintain Pistol Marksmanship During the Ammo Shortage

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

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