Tactical How-To

Competently handling your firearm is only half the equation. The other half is understanding how to react in any given situation. This is where Gun Digest’s tactical how-to section comes into play. Our experts’ articles, reviews and videos are sure to help you master the most powerful weapon at your disposal – knowledge.

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Video: In Memory Of Mr. Kalashnikov, 700 Round AK Burn

Firing 700 rounds through an AK seems a fitting tribute to the late Mikhail Kalashnikov and his ever-reliable design. But will the gun used in this test catch on fire, melt or ultimately triumph? Watch the video and find out.

The effective use of cover seems quite simple but it is both a science and an art. Good cover should provide the most protection to your body but also offer a good field of view so you can see what is happening around you. Try to note potential cover and defensive positions when in a new area before trouble starts.

The Fundamentals of Gunfighting

While everyone hopes the only gunfight they’ll be in is on the Xbox, if you carry for self-defense, you have to be prepared for the real thing.

Rob Pincus on why you need concealed carry training.

VIDEO: Do You Need Concealed Carry Training?

Rob Pincus finished up the 2013 training year in Arizona, a state where you are not required to have any training before you can carry a defensive firearm. Two of Rob's Advanced Pistol Handling students share their thoughts on the need for concealed carry training in this video.

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VIDEO: How to Shoot on the Move

Sooner or later you'll need to leave the safety and comfort of the shooting bench and learn how to shoot while moving. The guys at PFC Training give you some expert tips on runnin' and gunnin' in this video.