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Skills Check: Two by Two

What’s the difference between a tactical reload and a speed, or emergency, reload? We teach both at Gunsite and, while I hope you never have to perform a speed load in a gunfight, I’m pretty sure you’re going to do tac loads routinely as part of your regular practice or even day-to-day carry.

Understanding the Slide Stop

Knowing how your pistol operates can help you get your gun back into action more quickly.

The Ultimate Lever Gun Makeover

Give your lever-action a purpose-built makeover with the following products.

What's the Fastest Way to Reload Your Revolver?

What's the fastest way to reload your revolver? Chris Christian shows you how to make reloading your wheelgun as fast as possible.

Revolver Reload Drill

If you rely on a wheelgun for protection, practice reloading. The procedure is more involved than for a semi-automatic pistol.

4 Great Dynamic Shotgun Drills

Here are four effective drills you can practice to better develop your defensive-shotgun skills.

Tips: Best Way to Reload an AK

How do you reload when it’s time for more bullets, comrade?

Handgun Reloads: How-To & Expert Tips

Reloads are undeniably one of the most essential skills a serious defensive shooter can have. With that in mind we will look at three different reload techniques to help you master the skill; the emergency reload and then two versions of a tactical reload.

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.

The Tactical Reload: A Critical Self-Defense Skill

The tactical reload isn't just a technique for competition shooting. Practicing your reloads and thinking about potential situations where you would use a tactical reload is critical.

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