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Jeff Cooper And Gunsite Academy—40 Years Of Freedom

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

Carry Life | Cooper Color Codes And Situational Awareness

Successful self-defense is almost never the result of luck, and Colonel John Dean “Jeff” Cooper nailed down the essential mindset 40 years ago.

Gun Skills | Defensive Shooting

Col. Jeff Cooper taught us that the elements of accuracy, power and speed must be in balance to prevail in a defensive-shooting situation. Here’s how to achieve this important balance.

Gunsite Academy—Lessons For The Carry Life

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

The Vulnerability Index: Whats Your VX In Church?

Churches, synagogues and temples are sanctuaries of peace, love and forgiveness—qualities that attract predators as well as parishoners.

Gun Skills: Focus on Follow-Through

If you want to hit, you need to discipline yourself to follow through. But what does that mean?

Sighting In

Whether setting up your personal defensive firearm or mounting an optical sight on your home carbine or hunting rifle, you need to know some basics.

Stop-and-Go Drill

One of the most-common mistakes new gun owners make is believing that by merely learning the basics of gun safety and marksmanship, they’ll be prepared to defend their life with a gun.

Range Drills: Work Smarter, Not Harder

The way to get better is to practice the things you don’t do well.

Gun Safety Rules Don’t Need to Change with Times

The four rules that applied decades ago still hold true today.

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