Jeff Gonzales: Proper Trigger Managment

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Most shooting errors are a result of poor to improper trigger management. Each shooter may experience slightly different errors, but they generally fall into three categories: placement, position or movement….

Question of the Day: Pistol Shooting Stance. Weaver or Isosceles?

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Over at ammoland.com, NRA Training Counselor Program Coordinator Andy Lander takes on one of the great debates of our time: Weaver or Isosceles? Do you shoot your pistol standing in a…

NRA’s Eddie Eagle Child Safety Program Has Now Reached 30 Million Children

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Besides being one of the nation’s premier civil rights organizations — yes, Virginia, the right to keep and bear arms is an enumerated civil right — the National Rifle Association…

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Question of the Day: How Much Do You Trust Your Gun?

In the video below, some of the Marines training to breach doors with a shotgun are not having an easy day. And that’s in Hawaii. With no one shooting at…

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Jeff Gonzales: The Lesson of Hurricane Harvey

While we work to rebuild from the recent storms here in Texas, a lesson: just like dealing with a historic storm, you can’t wait until the last-minute to prepare for…

Self Defense Tip: Rotate Your Defensive Carry Ammunition

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Many folks — cops included — load up their self-defense sidearms, and from there, those tools silently serve and protect their owners from bad people with evil in their hearts….

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Clint Smith of Thunder Ranch: Quit Bitchin’ About .223 and Don’t Build Your Own AR

In the video below, gravel-voiced Thunder Ranch gun guru Clint Smith (not shown above) pontificates on a number of gunfighting topics at a recent rifle course. After reminding his acolytes…

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Barter Smarter… Don’t Trade Away Guns or Ammo

Almost everyone in America has watched as southeast Texas bears the brunt of Hurricane Harvey. At the same time, disasters like Harvey happen with some regularity.  In the aftermath of…

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Dave Grossman’s Bullet-Proof Mind

  The NRA Carry Guard Expo’s value-add: training for the citizenry who choose to arm themselves. Dave Grossman, author of On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in…

Personal Defense Tip: Maintain Situational Awareness In Higher Risk Everyday Locations

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  Situational awareness: do you practice it? Recently, we covered how a good guy with a gun brought a violent, would-be armed robber to heel in Seminole, Florida. In that…

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GSL Defense Training Courses Ban SIG P320 Pistols

Dallas Police have recalled the SIG P320s because of concerns about the guns discharging when dropped. At the same time, Omaha Outdoors has suspended sales of the pistol. Watching how…

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Jeff Gonzales: Backup Gun? Maybe Not . . .

I’ve recently read a few articles promoting the backup gun (BUG). The authors concluded that a backup gun is a better option than learning to reload and perform malfunction clearances….