defensive shooting

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.

Always train and practice with the same pistol you plan to carry daily. Author Photo

Master Defensive Handgun Shooting

It’s not enough to own a gun and shoot it a few times a year. To be prepared to defend yourself and your family, regular handgun shooting practice is a must. Get the most from those sessions.

Given their usefulness in close quarters and urban environments, the shotgun is becoming a more popular tactical tool.

Defensive Use of Tactical Shotguns

When it comes to shotguns, there has been a marked turn toward home-defense. Here's a few points about taking up the defensive shotgun for the protection of yourself, home or office.

Grant Cunningham.

Interview with Grant Cunningham

How a do-it-yourself project on a Colt Python turned into a career path as a revolver gunsmith, firearms instructor and book author.

Mastering the mechanics of a proper draw can be one of your most important concealed carry skills.

Learning the Art of the Draw

The draw is an overlooked concealed carry skill, but not knowing how to execute the maneuver can leave you empty handed when it matters most. Follow these tips to keep your draw crisp and on target in any situation.