Critical Defensive Skills
Every once in a while, I run Into something that just makes me cringe, and that’s the person who says, “Well, I just bought a gun and a box of bullets, so I’m good to go—after I figure out how to load this thing.”
Which Comes First? Gun Handling or Hitting the Target?
Is it the arrow or the archer that makes the shot?
Surviving Ammogeddon: Low-Round-Count Training
Given today’s restrictive ammunition shortages, how can you best utilize your time and limited resources to maintain and even further develop your shooting skills? The short answer is to train smart by optimizing your firearms training.
How to Develop Fighting Skills
Knowing your gear is only part of the fight. The rest is, well, the fight.
Pistol-Practice Goal: Make It Second Nature
Ordinary, everyday tasks with your pistol should be as commonplace as breathing. Practice until this is the case.
Fitness & Firearms: How Light Exercise Can Improve Shooting
Good firearm owners are always trying to find ways to improve their gun-handling skills, and one easy way to do it is incorporating some light exercise.
Handgun Speed vs. Accuracy: What's the Right Balance?
Volumes can and have been written about how fast is fast enough, and how accurate is accurate enough. The trick is the mixture of the two.
Defensive Shooting: A Quickly Diminishing Skill
You've taken some training classes? Shot well in your last club competition? Good! But don't stop there. Sheriff Jim highlights the importance of staying in fighting shape.
Federal Air Marshal Qualification: Test Your CCW Skills
Created for the Federal Air Marshal Service, the Tactical Pistol Course is an excellent source of training for the armed citizen.