Seven Inconvenient Truths of Concealed Carry
I’ve carried a handgun for most of my adult life. During that time, I’ve learned a lot of things about carrying concealed. Some of those lessons came from others who are more experienced, some came through the many training courses I’ve attended and some I learned on my own—the hard way.
It All Begins With Educating Yourself
When it comes to choosing a defensive pistol, a few moments spent in research can make a world of difference.
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.