Firearms Training: If You Have a Bad Experience, You Gotta Get Back Out There

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By Mark Houser Most of us have been told that firearms training is important and valuable. Maybe even essential. But my own early experiences with formal training...
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Gun Control for Beginners: What Is The National Firearms Act (NFA)?

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With the nomination of David Chipman and some proposed new regulations by the ATF, there's been more talk lately about the National Firearms act....
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What’s the Right Age to Teach Kids to Shoot?

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By Kerry Slone Over the past year, I have been asked several times about teaching children, and what is the youngest age child I'll teach...
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How Do I Choose Good Self-Defense Ammo For My Handgun?

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It's vital that you choose good self-defense ammo for your handgun, but how to do that? How do you know which ones are only...
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Keep Your Hands Off Your Gun Until You Have a Good Reason to Touch...

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Earlier this month, a South Carolina man shot himself because he wanted to show a friend his new holster. As wmbfnews.com reports, "As the...

Learn These 4 Key Handgun Shooting Fundamentals

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By Nancy Thorne of the National Carry Academy There are a variety of factors that go into shooing a handgun well. The stance, grip, aim,...
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Basic Gun Store Etiquette: Please Don’t Draw Your Gun

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By Marlon Knapp Working in a gun shop, you get to interact with people at all levels of firearm experience. Most times the interaction is...

Smith & Wesson Launches GUNSMARTS Series 2

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Firearm sales shattered all previous records in 2020, and much of this was due to people buying their very first gun. With so many...
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How to Buy A Used Gun

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A recent commenter asked for some advice on buying used guns. At one point I was frequenting about a dozen gun shows a year,...
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5 Shooting Range Keys for New Gun Owners [VIDEO]

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https://youtu.be/Y9ksTiw8msM   As anyone who reads TTAG knows, there are millions of new firearm owners in the US. First-timers who have bought a gun in the...
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Getting Started As A New Shooter: Try, Try Again

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By The Rookie, I took my first firearms class about a year ago. I’d long had an interest in guns and 2A issues and had...

Are You Cross-Eye Dominant? Don’t Worry About It…Yet

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While the notion of eye dominance is important in shooting, it's generally overrated. Especially for new shooters, it's much more important to learn the...