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Gunsite Academy—Lessons For The Carry Life

In celebration of 40 years of Gunsite, Frank Winn looks at Col. Cooper’s “Modern Technique.”

First Gear | Another Gunsite Triumph: Concealed-Carry Officer’s 1911

Gunsite Academy’s CCO 1911: A modern execution of a vintage—and excellent—concept.

Jeff Cooper And Gunsite Academy—40 Years Of Freedom

Gunsite Academy is celebrating 40 years, and we were lucky enough to pay a visit.

First Gear | Colt Gunsite Pistol

We feel like we’re trapped in an infomercial: “But wait! There’s more …”

Women Need to Develop a Concealed-Carry Mindset

“How does concealed-carry training differ for women?” As a firearms trainer at Gunsite Academy, when I was asked this question, the usual topics sprang to mind: Should we adapt our clothing to firearms or is it the other way around?

High-Speed, Low-Drag Basics

My Gunsite Academy students might remember hearing me preach this: Achieving high-speed, low-drag is nothing more than applying basics. While everyone wants to move on to advanced training, you must first master the fundamentals, then apply them to every shot.

How to Keep Our Places of Worship Safe

Training church security teams.

Exercise Your Freedom | Staying Sharp Indoors

Here’s a deceptively tough drill to keep you sharp and while away some indoor hours.

Arizona Gets Pro-Gun Acclaim; Brady Gets Ticked

For the third straight year, Guns and Ammo has named Arizona the best state for gun owners.

The Life of a Gun Trainer

A renowned gun trainer shares what path that took her to a career spent training others to defend themselves. American gun owners are a large and diverse part of this nation. Here is her story.

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