Basic Shooting Skills

Jack O'Connor with a trophy, a stone sheep.

Jack O’Connor: Tips on Big Game Shooting

Jack O'Connor was one of America's most renown gun writers. In honor of his birthday (Jan. 22), we let the gentleman dole out some advice on steadier shooting while big game hunting. His words are still as solid today as they were more than 60 years ago.

Lyman TargDots Duelist Competition Target.

6 Targets that Make Shooting a Blast

Tired of punching holes in paper when you go shooting? Here's the answer! From kinetic targets to shooting games, these six targets are certain to make your time behind the trigger much more fun, while still sharpening your skills.

Sauer-202

VIDEO: Amazing Shots on Running Boar

Watch these amazing videos of German Hunter Franz Albrecht shooting running boar. He is hunting with the Sauer 202 rifle topped with an Aimpoint optic. Wow!

Proper trigger control when firing an AR-15 can lead to tighter groups.

Proper Techniques for AR-15 Trigger Control

Trigger control is an often overlooked aspect of accurate shooting. Noted AR-15 competition shooter John Paul Gangl takes you through the proper technique to keep your shots on target.

Instruction before concealed carry class helps new shooter.

Handgun Training Class: A Bit of Reading Beforehand Helped

The announcement said “Learn to Shoot Pistols!” With a Combat Focus Shooting clinic on my schedule for June, I thought this local basic handgun training class would be a good way to avoid showing up at the clinic completely unprepared.