Controlling Our Fear
Having the ability to stay calm when trouble shows up takes time, effort and training.
The Most Important Shot
While some matters of self-defense have changed throughout history, other critical factors remain unchanged.
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and self-proclaimed firearms experts have postulated that the Scout Rifle Concept, as originated by Jeff Cooper, is obsolete.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?