Basic Shooting Skills

How to find a gun range.

Gun Range: Where to Shoot

With new shooters getting into the game at an unprecedented rate, finding a gun range at which to shoot is probably one of the most common concerns in our ranks today.

Fundamentals of Ballistics

Video: Army Primer on Ballistics

Ballistics can be complex, involving a multitude of variables. This old U.S. Army training film, however, does a solid job of breaking down the subject to its simplest terms.

dry firing

Video: Dry Firing in Field Conditions

When it comes to dry firing with a rifle, the practice should be as much about learning to acclimate to field conditions as it’s learning about a rifle’s idiosyncrasies.

Running your pistol sans ammunition is a good way to develop a steady sight picture and trigger pull. But there might be a way to get more out of your dry fire training.

Thoughts on Dry Fire Practice

Dry fire is an important part of any firearms training, but are shooters getting all they can out of it? Grant Cunningham suggests there is a more productive way to pull the trigger sans ammo.