Jeff Gonzales: The Folly of the ‘Press Check’

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Something's bothered me for years: students asking if they can perform a "press check" -- what's properly called a weapons check -- to confirm...

3 Tips for Beginning Long Distance Shooters

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I recently shot a suppressed Savage precision rifle out to 1000 yards. It was a deeply satisfying experience. The sound of the gun's report, the delay,...

Training Course Review: Tactical Fitness Vehicle Close Combat

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I get tired of basic firearms courses. They teach the same techniques, often the same way. So when Ron Grobman of Tactical Fitness of Austin invited me to his...

John Farnam: Are You REALLY Ready for a Gunfight?

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John Farnam writes : At a recent ARTA Course (Armed Response to a Terrorist Attack), I orchestrated many drills where students have to run to...

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

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https://youtu.be/VY5nphDTFE4 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,...

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 concealed-carry with a pistol that has an...

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...

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

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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...

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

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https://youtu.be/XjsbC4M9WhY 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...

New From Gabe Suarez: How to Kill Like a Gentleman

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Gabe Suarez -- known for being a firearms instructor and so much more -- is offering a new 'lecture series' through his company, Suarez...

Class Review: ATX Precision Precision Rifle 1

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Seemingly overnight, I lost my enthusiasm for most of the new rifles and pistols coming my way for review. Oh sure, an odd straight...

SEALs Looking For Neurostimulation ‘Cognitive Enhancement’

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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...