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Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success

Protection Preparation: Visualization Tips for Self-Defense Success

“Think things through” isn’t just good advice on avoiding impulse buys at the used-car lot....
Pistol-Caliber Carbines for Home Defense: Setup & Strategy

Pistol-Caliber Carbines for Home Defense: Setup & Strategy

Proper setup and practice can make a pistol-caliber carbine an excellent choice for protecting your...
Home-Defense Planning: Threat Response & Training

Home-Defense Planning: Threat Response & Training

Developing a home-defense plan ahead of time will prevent mistakes, help you consider all options...
Personal-Defense Skill-Building: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Personal-Defense Skill-Building: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

An experience at a recent training event led one Shooting Illustrated contributor to reflect on...
Modern-Day Marksmanship: Tech & Traits of Today's Rifles

Modern-Day Marksmanship: Tech & Traits of Today's Rifles

Change strictly for the sake of change isn’t good, but neither is holding on to...
Skills Check: Card-Cutting Trick Shot

Skills Check: Card-Cutting Trick Shot

While the experts make it look easy, so-called “trick shots” are just that, but practicing...
Rifle Trigger Technique: Methods & Mechanics

Rifle Trigger Technique: Methods & Mechanics

Embrace the Zen of trigger control in your precision rifle. Slow down to go fast....
OODA Loop: Decision-Making in Personal Defense

OODA Loop: Decision-Making in Personal Defense

You are taking a personal-defense class and your instructor keeps referring to something called the...
5 Training Tips for a Personal-Defense Rifle

5 Training Tips for a Personal-Defense Rifle

Sheriff Jim covers some of the important necessities when using a rifle for defensive purposes.
Double-Barrel Shotguns: Tips for Home-Defense Use

Double-Barrel Shotguns: Tips for Home-Defense Use

Having only two shots at the ready means you really need to practice and make...
Handgun Sights: The Weakest Link

Handgun Sights: The Weakest Link

For decades, handgun sights were difficult to use and, as aftermarket sights became popular, had...
The 24-Hour Bail-Out Bag: Concept & Contents

The 24-Hour Bail-Out Bag: Concept & Contents

Sure, everyone's heard of the bug-out bag, but what if you need something more immediate?...
Trigger Reset: Should You Use It?

Trigger Reset: Should You Use It?

Many of today's handguns have a short-reset point, where the trigger mechanism "resets" at a...
Self-Defense Ammo: Checking & Cycling Tips

Self-Defense Ammo: Checking & Cycling Tips

You've cleaned your concealed-carry gun, you've trained and you've set up a decent holster. Now,...
Skills Check: 5 Body-and-Head Drills

Skills Check: 5 Body-and-Head Drills

Practice both precision and speed with these five simple drills that focus on center-mass body...
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