The backup gun is a second handgun, normally carried concealed, used as a supplement to a primary handgun that may be carried openly or concealed, depending on the circumstances.
It was never meant to be the real thing. But it teaches very real skills.
Business owner Joshua Wrye is always on the move. That's why he decided to start carrying a gun on his hip as a means of protection this year.
While the handgun is an easy firearm with which to learn shooting skills, it is not the most powerful defensive weapon one may choose. The home defense shotgun lays claim to that title.
Massad Ayoob gives you five key secrets essential for proper handgun control when faced with a violent attacker. Power stance, high hand, crush grip and front sight, smooth roll. Recover these lost secrets and watch your combat handgun skill increase.
The gun salesman of the year, aka Barack Obama, has put guns into the hands of thousands of people who never before owned them. Maybe that is you; maybe it's one of your friends or co-workers; maybe you've owned guns for years but want to get advanced level training.
The Front Sight challenge pits everyday gun owners against police and tactical professionals in a friendly, head-to-head competition. This is Reality TV for Gun Digest fans.
Respected firearms trainer Massad Ayoob demonstrates and explains the sustained fire drill.
Shooting up or down a steep angle is a math problem that must be solved to get the bullet on target.