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.”…

Three Best Ways to Eliminate Felt Recoil

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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…

Is Anyone Still Using the Weaver Stance?

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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]

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The Truth About Pistol De-Cockers

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…

Jeff Gonzales: How to Choose a Holster

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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…

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Turning Your Handgun Sideways is a GOOD Idea: Gun for Beginners

In the video below, JayDaYoungan’s crew violate The Four Rules of Gun Safety with the usual aplomb. Students of the rap genre will not be surprised to see the vocal…

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Jeff Gonzales: Revolvers for Self-Defense

Is the modern revolver making a comeback in the concealed carry world? I don’t have any statistical data, but Smith & Wesson and Ruger don’t seem to be the hurting…

Editorial: NRA Carry Guard Training vs. “Standard” Training

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The National Rifle Association has a new training program associated with their Carry Guard insurance product. The NRA touts their instructors as former Navy SEALS or other high-speed, low-drag type…

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Don’t Back Up (Unless You Have To): Self-Defense Tip

In the Well Armed Woman demo video below the St. Louis shooter shows the crowd how she shoots while moving. Right answer! Get off the X! Movement is life! If…

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The Truth About Manual Handgun Safeties

Some gun guys and gals claim manual safeties are a bad, bad thing, a dangerous hindrance. Others consider manual safeties necessary for responsible carry. It’s time for everyone to accept…