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…

GSL Defense Training Courses Ban SIG P320 Pistols

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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…

Jeff Gonzales: Backup Gun? Maybe Not . . .

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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….

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Kids Learn the Shooting Sports at Nation’s Longest-Running Shooting Camp

About 125 young people aged 9 to 16 made memories this past weekend. While attending the nation’s longest-running NRA Youth Shooting Camp, these youngsters had a great time. After all, it’s…

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The Nation’s Longest-Running NRA Youth Camp: Day One

Smiles. Lots of smiles. I saw no end of smiles as I snapped some pics Friday at the nation’s longest-running NRA Youth Shooting Camp. Under sunny skies, about 120 young…

Forget the Spare Magazine, Give Me a ‘New York Reload’

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The line has been drilled into everyone who carries a firearm and otherwise prepares for violence coming from the Earth’s dominant apex predator species: “Two is one and one is none.”…

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Three Best Ways to Eliminate Felt Recoil

When I take newbies shooting for the very first time, the Number One thing that they’re concerned about isn’t noise or the high velocity piece of hot lead rocketing out…

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Is Anyone Still Using the Weaver Stance?

My shooting stance got the job done, but it still earned the rod of correction from an instructor. “Pull your weak-side arm in a little. Elbow pointing down now. Flex the…

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Or You Could Shoot Him . . . JTILTH

Click below to see video of the disarmist in action. [h/t everydaynodaysoff.com]

The Truth About Pistol De-Cockers

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by Frank Sharpe There are a number of operating systems common to modern pistols, and we still see most on the range regularly. However, 85 percent of the guns students…

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Jeff Gonzales: How to Choose a Holster

Well, the caption above pretty much explains the video below. If a comfortable, suitably discreet holster enables a rapid, efficient draw while protecting the trigger, you’ve got a winner —…

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Two Punches Put Elderly Florida Man in Coma: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

A punch can inflict serious bodily injury or even death. Two punches nearly killed an elderly man in Florida last week, according to a report from NBC Miami. Police believe…