Jeff Gonzales: How And Why Not To [Intentionally] Shoot Low

Recently I coached a student whose shots were were hitting low on the target. This was much more than the result of a mechanical offset issue, so it got my attention fast….

The Truth About ‘Israeli Carry’

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The People of the Gun have little time for “Israeli carry.” They scoff at the idea of carrying a pistol with an empty chamber. “Why add an extra step to a defensive…

The NRA’s Gun Safety Rules Need Improvement

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When it comes to firearms training, safety rules are like the tuna nigiris at a sushi bar: something so fundamental in which perfection should be the goal, and evidence of…

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Jeff Gonzales: When it Comes to Everyday Carry, Size Matters

Training at The Range at Austin, I see many first-time gun owners bringing small handguns to class. Guns like the Smith & Wesson hammerless snub-nosed 642 revolver (above) and Ruger’s LCP…

Empty Chamber Music? Just Thought I’d Leave This Here

I give VODA INC credit for speed, surprise and violet of shirt. OK, yes, I’m colorblind; I’ve been informed that his shirt is blue. But in this business, you don’t cut funny. Or,…

Class Review: Gunwerks Level 2 Advanced Long Range Shooting

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If “class” sounds boring to you, that’s because few involve hitting a steel plate at one mile with Gunwerks. A mile…1,760 yards. But with expert instruction on reading and understanding…

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New From Gabe Suarez: How to Kill Like a Gentleman

Gabe Suarez — known for being a firearms instructor and so much more — is offering a new ‘lecture series’ through his company, Suarez International. It’s called — and I’m…

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Class Review: ATX Precision Precision Rifle 1

Seemingly overnight, I lost my enthusiasm for most of the new rifles and pistols coming my way for review. Oh sure, an odd straight pull rifle, or a specific handgun…

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SEALs Looking For Neurostimulation ‘Cognitive Enhancement’

Shooting well continues to save the lives of our soldiers, particularly among America’s elite units. Not content to merely drill using conventional training, today’s military leaders have reached out to…

Jeff Gonzales on Proper Trigger Finger Placement: Guns for Beginners

It’s one of the most asked question trainers get from new shooters. And one of most frequent mistakes even experienced shooters make…where and how they pull the trigger on a…

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Jeff Gonzales: What To Do After A Gunfight – Systematically Speaking

So much of what I see on the firing line is built to fail. By failure, I mean the training won’t apply in a real world incident. If you don’t…

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The Principles of Target Identification – Content Contest

(This post is an entry in our spring content contest. If you’d like a chance to win a Beretta APX pistol, click here for details.)  By Drew Estell One thing that military and…