Firearms Training

Discover firearms tactics and techniques, training tips, and shooting drills for at home and on the range to help you hone your practical skills and self-defense mindset.

The Bermuda Triangle of Firearms … and Other Excuses for Missing the Target

Beth Alcazar — October 15, 2019

I still remember the crisp, cool Arizona mornings at Gunsite Academy. I hadn’t packed quite enough warm clothing to layer… Read More

Gals, Guns and More Than a Few George-isms

Beth Grote — September 22, 2019

So there we were, two gals standing on the firing line in a high ready position, and I hear it:… Read More

Dry-Fire With Laser Ammo

Kevin Michalowski — September 9, 2019

Dry-fire training does not often provide instant feedback. It’s not like shooting at steel plates or other reactionary targets. As… Read More

The One-Handed Revolver Reload

Kevin Michalowski — August 26, 2019

We are getting into uncharted territory here. This is something I have never tried — something I have never trained… Read More

Shooting One-Handed: Rethinking the Old Ways

Kevin Michalowski — August 22, 2019

Is firearms training based on dogma? Let’s ask one simple question and see if you have an open mind when… Read More

Driver’s Ed: Behind the Wheel(gun)

George Harris — August 14, 2019

Unless you expressly prohibit revolvers in your personal-defense handgun classes, one will invariably show up. A seasoned instructor should be… Read More