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Handgun Training with Your Offhand

Training someone to shoot a defensive handgun is mostly a standardized process. Firearm safety is followed by firearm function, which is then followed by an introduction to the basics of marksmanship. Past that, focus falls on handgun manipulation, presentation and various methods of target engagement.

Why You Should Test Your Ammo

Most gun owners will test ammunition to ensure it works in a handgun, but how often is terminal performance checked?

Why You Should Always Use Enough Gun

"Use enough gun" was and is the watchword for those hunting dangerous game, but it's also a reasonable consideration for personal defense.

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.

Is The Glaser Safety Slug Good for Self Defense?

Glaser’s interesting Safety Slug is still available, but is it viable? Richard Mann takes a look at the Glaser Safety Slug and data related to its use.

CCW: Expect the Unexpected

We can’t predict when bad things are going to happen and we can’t predict where they are going to happen.

Handgun Selections for Women

Selecting a personal-defense gun is a very subjective thing.

Firearm Training: Live with Your Defensive Firearm

In his various writings, Col. Jeff Cooper admonished his students and readers to live with their defense gun.

What to Look for in Defensive Firearm Training

In defensive shooting, as in most other things in life, we improve what we measure. First you must make the decision to learn and then improve upon it.

9mm Resurgence: Why the FBI & Police Went Back

Think today’s 9mm doesn’t possess sufficient terminal performance for use by the FBI, law enforcement and citizens for personal defense? Guess again.

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