If you have a desire to be more prepared or to shoot better, there's a good chance you would love to know how to perform better in extreme stress. It could be reacting to a family member having a life-threatening emergency, responding to a natural or man-made disaster,...
Though it's extremely rare, a squib load/round is one whose propelling energy is less than necessary to push the projectile out of the firearm. This results in your handgun bullet being lodged somewhere between the chamber and the muzzle-a condition that could cause you...
Taking the time to consider what might happen and how to deal with it is an important part of personal defense. Waiting until the actual event is taking place, with all of the stress that accompanies it, is really a recipe for acting with poor judgment, or no judgment at...
We know that reading doesn't take the place of training. However, it can certainly help the defensive shooter find a direction and a shortcut to the kind of training that he desires.
The advent of the poly striker pistol has brought with them a galaxy of pistols for home defense, service use or concealed carry with a short- to medium-length single action trigger pull. Some have come to expect far more from a trigger system than merely going "bang" every...
Drawing the pistol is normally a dynamic action, rapidly presenting the pistol into a ready position or on the target. Equally important, but often overlooked, is the ability to "covertly" draw the pistol.
If we compare the body to a clock with the navel being at 12 o'clock, the small of the back carry places the handgun at 6 o'clock. Some would also prefer the holster to lie horizontally along the belt, with the grip going up their back instead of down. That way they can...
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