Defensive Shooting

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.

Defensive shooting calls into a play a much different skill set than those utilized for precision shooting.

Dynamics of Efficient Defensive Shooting

Striving for high levels of precision in a defensive shooting situation has the potential to be detrimental. In fact, there are more important considerations when it comes to defensive pistolcraft.

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Video: Defensive Shotgun Patterning

Patterning a shotgun is typically thought of as a hunting exercise. But in this video, famed instructor Clint Smith demonstrates the importance of the practice for a defense smoothbore.

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.