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Myths, such as the one about using your sights in a defensive scenario, are common but should be dispelled by competent instructors.

7 Defensive Handgun Training Myths

There are many myths out there when it comes to proper defensive handgun training technique. Here, seven of the most common debunked.

Smith & Wesson M&P Pro C.O.R.E. Review. Photos by Alex Landeen

Core Strength: Smith & Wesson M&P Pro C.O.R.E. Review

Last year, Smith & Wesson added an integral mounting system for optical reflex sights and designated the guns as C.O.R.E models, the acronym indicating Competition Optics Ready Equipment. Dick Jones reviews the Smith & Wesson M&P Pro C.O.R.E..

The G34: It was designed for competition, but has practical/tactical use.

Glock: The Other 9mms – Part 3

The G34 was introduced in 1998, as a long-slide variant to the G17, and a replacement for the G17L. It was designed specifically to fit in the IPSC box that made the G17L obsolete.

The G26 field stripped.

Glock: The Other 9mms – Part 2

The G26 and G27 were introduced at the same time in July, 1995. They were the first of the subcompact Glocks, often affectionately called “Baby Glocks.”