American Eagle 30 Super Carry

First Look: American Eagle 30 Super Carry FMJ

A new training and practice round for users of the 30 Super Carry cartridge.

Utilizing the Element of Surprise

The combat element of surprise has been utilized for thousands, if not millions, of years. The important lesson learned early is that it works. It works for a simple reason: The opposition wasn’t expecting that particular maneuver, weapon or reaction.

How Important is Dry Practice?

Even when ammo isn’t scarce, dry practice is an invaluable tool in the shooter’s toolbox.

Effective Practice for Perishable Skills

Shooting skills are perishable if not practiced often. Steve Tarani offers tips on ways to practice to keep your shooting skills sharp.

Why You Should Practice with a Handgun at Distance

While the vast majority of defensive gun uses occur at close range, practicing at distance is an important skill for all shooters to develop.

3 Amazing Handloads for the 10 mm

Here are a trifecta of handloads to address any use of the versatile 10 mm cartridge and provide some needed rounds during an ammo shortage.

Why You Should Add Movement to Your Defensive Plan

Once the armed citizen has advanced to the point that he or she can draw and shoot their defensive handgun safely, accurately and quickly, it would be a very good idea to start adding movement to the defensive response. Movement has the potential to momentarily confuse and surprise an attacker, allowing the citizen to gain a bit of advantage.

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.

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.

Personal Defense is About Establishing the Right Habits

As Sheriff Jim Wilson points out, personal defense is really about establishing a series of good habits that you regularly employ.

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