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Several years ago I was at a gun writer's event, and instructor Scott Reitz said he'd have us doing things with a 1911 that would make our friends call BS.How – and Why – to Stretch the Distance With a Handgun

How – and Why – to Stretch the Distance With a Handgun

Several years ago I was at a gun writer's event, and instructor Scott Reitz said he'd have us

Richard Nance

This simple pistol drill preps your mind and body for whatever training you have planned for that day's session.Pistol Skills Drills: 10-Shot Warm-Up Drill

Pistol Skills Drills: 10-Shot Warm-Up Drill

This simple pistol drill preps your mind and body for whatever training you have planned for

Jack Straw

In order to hit, it's gotta fit. Here are some options to explore.Handgun Fit Solutions

Handgun Fit Solutions

In order to hit, it's gotta fit. Here are some options to explore.

J. Scott Rupp

The important differences between competition and defense.Sport vs. Street

Sport vs. Street

The important differences between competition and defense.

Richard Nance

Simple pistol drills are good, and they're even better when they teach or reinforce a number of skills. This drill does just that, working on accuracy, speed, changing speeds and target acquisition.Practice the X Drill to Reinforce Pistol Skills: Here's How

Practice the X Drill to Reinforce Pistol Skills: Here's How

Simple pistol drills are good, and they're even better when they teach or reinforce a number

J. Scott Rupp

When training with your concealed carry gun, train for how you conduct your daily life.Concealed Carry Training: Practice for Your Reality

Concealed Carry Training: Practice for Your Reality

When training with your concealed carry gun, train for how you conduct your daily life.

Richard Nance

For many shooters, the hardest thing to master with a handgun is combining speed with accuracy. The Frank Garcia Dot Drill works on combining the two.Frank Garcia Dot Drill — Skills Drill

Frank Garcia Dot Drill — Skills Drill

For many shooters, the hardest thing to master with a handgun is combining speed with

J. Scott Rupp

Small, compact semi-auto pistols are popular with concealed-carry firearm buyers, and these two models – the KelTec PF9 9mm and the Ruger LCP II .22LR – are no exceptions. They are effective for personal protection but only if you put in the time to practice.Compact Carry Pistols Are Effective With Practice

Compact Carry Pistols Are Effective With Practice

Small, compact semi-auto pistols are popular with concealed-carry firearm buyers, and these

Handguns Staff

With today's threat of active shooters ever present, being able to shoot at distance can be an important skill. Similarly, the ability to hit a target when you're physically challenged could make a big difference in such a situation.Skills Drill: Closing the Gap

Skills Drill: Closing the Gap

With today's threat of active shooters ever present, being able to shoot at distance can be an

J. Scott Rupp

Defensive pistol experts constantly preach “getting off the X,” and what they mean is you don't want to just stand in one spot when engaging a threat. This simple drill teaches you to get off that X, and the more you do it, the more instinctive and easy the actions become.Shooting Drills – Getting off the X

Shooting Drills – Getting off the X

Defensive pistol experts constantly preach “getting off the X,” and what they mean is you

J. Scott Rupp

The Keepers' Test comes to us from Spencer Keepers of Keepers Concealment Holsters, and it's all about draw speed from concealment and pinpoint accuracy.Shooting Drills – Keepers' Test

Shooting Drills – Keepers' Test

The Keepers' Test comes to us from Spencer Keepers of Keepers Concealment Holsters, and it's

J. Scott Rupp

Dry fire training is a great way to keep your skills sharp.Dry Fire Training

Dry Fire Training

Dry fire training is a great way to keep your skills sharp.

Richard Nance

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