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The ABCs Of Patterning Your Defensive Shotgun

When looking to utilize a shotgun for home defense, you need to know how to pattern it. What does your gun, in particular, do at various distances?

Gun Skills: Focus on Follow-Through

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

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.

Gun Skills - Tactics to Clear Houses

Entering a home where you might be facing a threat is very dangerous and should be an absolute last resort, but it's worth practicing.

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.

Mossberg MC2c

Mossberg, a well-known name for shotguns, moved into the semi-automatic pistol market last year with the MC1sc, a subcompact 9 mm. The MC1sc was a hit with concealed carriers, and a hard act to follow, but Mossberg has nonetheless one-upped themselves with the MC2c, a sharp-looking, compact, striker-fired 9 mm boasting some very thoughtful design details.

How to Keep Our Places of Worship Safe

Training church security teams.

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?

The Perfect Shooting Gift for Her

Check the NRA’s website for this coming year’s events.

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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