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Gun Skills: Next-Level Dry Practice

For dry practice to be truly effective, you need to practice more than just easy, controlled shots. Here's how to practice up to a defensive level.

More Bang for the Buck: Ammo-Efficient Practice

More people than ever have chosen to carry a gun for self-defense. How can we all practice life-saving skills if time and ammo are hard to get?

Tap NRA Funds For Shooting Range Development

The NRA has been America’s firearm safety, education and training leader and No. 1 defender of the Second Amendment for 150 years, but did you know it also is the nation’s linchpin in shooting range development?

Light the Night

Illumination can help you conquer the darkness–and discover the source of that odd thump in the night. But you must choose the best option for your situation and train accordingly.

A Boom in Gun Sales Also Means This

Last year, an estimated 8.4 million Americans became new gun owners as the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) logged over 21 million background checks for the likely sales of firearms.

Carry Your Freedom

Create and Maintain a Concealed-Carry Mindset

Unloading and Dry Practice

Are you a new shooter, perhaps one of the more than 7 million people who bought their first firearm last year? Do you keep defensive firearms in your home, or do you regularly carry a concealed pistol?

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?

Three P’s of Shooting: Practice, Practice, Practice

Tony Holmes’ advice to become proficient at defensive shooting is simple enough.

Carry Life | Competition Prep, Pt. II

Avoid the most common competition mishap and improve your safety, too.

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