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Gun Skills: Just for Fun

There are plenty of good ways to get our rounds in while having a blast.

Gun Skills: Concealment, Part 2

A concealed-carry setup can potentially be a bad one if you don’t know what to look for. So what should you be looking for when you carry?

Gun Skills: Concealment, Part 1

If you’re new to concealed carry or have experienced some discomfort with your carry rig, there are ways to improve your setup so your gun never gets left at home again.

Gun Skills: Qualification Primer

Many states require some from of live-fire qualification before allowing citizens to carry, as does nearly every law-enforcement entity. Use this drill to take the fear out of test day or to assess your own skills at any time.

Gun Skills: Fight Your Way Up

Quite often, the decision to introduce a firearm is made after a physical altercation has already started and you’re on the ground. It’s imperative to train away any challenges you may face when fighting your way back up.

Gun Skills: The Edge – A Better Trigger Press

One of the hardest things to teach new shooters is the proper trigger press for a slow, precise shot.

Gun Skills: Inducing Stress

Inducing stress into even a simple shooting routine will reveal weaknesses in your approach and force you to focus and adapt.

Gun Skills: Knowing Empty

If you aren't aware that your firearm is empty, you could be wasting crucial seconds when they matter most. Drilling immediate identification of an empty gun into instinct can make all the difference.

Gun Skills: Shooting from Retreat

Shooting at a stationary target doesn't represent a defensive situation; it's important to "get off the X." But even when we do, we often forget rearward motion as an option.

Gun Skills: Scan and Assess

When a threat appears, adrenaline courses through our veins to assist us in fighting it off or fleeing the area, and with it comes tunnel vision. This is why it's important to practice scanning for other potential threats.

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