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How to Legally Buy Firearms Online

Despite what some people say, it is legal to buy firearms online and background checks are made for online purchases. This is how to legally buy a firearm online.

Learn to Shoot Standing, Kneeling, & Prone from the US Army

Don’t be just a benchrest shooter. Learn from the US Army how to shoot from practical shooting positions.

Results of a 4 Year Handgun Red Dot Study by Sage Dynamics

In short, quality modern red dots are durable, handgun mounted red dots allow the shooter’s focal point to remain on target, and handgun mounted red dots drastically improve accuracy.

The Explosive Dangers of a Squib Load – How to Identify & Fix

Shooting sports are not completely danger free. It is important for shooters to be able to recognize and diagnose malfunctions, especially squib loads. Failure to recognize a squib load can have explosive consequences.

Why Does the Military Use .22 Rimfire Rifles for Training?

A lot of shooters look down on the .22lr cartridge because it is small, weak, and doesn’t make as big of a noise as other centerfire cartridges. While that is true, .22lr and other small rimfire cartridges make for excellent training firearms.

If You Carry, You Must Be Willing to Shoot or the Consequences Could be Deadly

A firearm is not a magical defense tool. While many criminals run away at the mere sight of a firearm in the hands of a self defender, not all criminals do. If you draw your firearm, you MUST be willing to pull the trigger.

The Importance of Learning to Shoot under Stress

Getting winded really impacts shooting performance. If you practice to use a firearm for home defense, self defense, or on duty – it is very important to work in training for shooting under stress. Thankfully, it is easy to do.


How to Manage Pistol Recoil with the Parallel Grip

Balancing speed and accuracy requires excellent recoil control. This grip is an excellent way to control recoil to maximize speed.

A Bullet is Forever

For those of us who shoot a lot, it’s easy to be desensitized of the capabilities of a hunk of lead propelled by sulfur, charcoal, and potassium nitrate through a metal tube. It’s fun, and it only takes a twitch of the finger. But it is so important that we remember the full destructive capabilities of this small hunk of lead.

The Easy (and Legal) Way to Buy a SBR (Short Barreled Rifle)

Interested in getting a Short Barreled Rifle? Don’t know how? Don’t like how daunting the task is? Here’s how to (legally) get a SBR.

One-Box Workout – Hone Skills with One Box of Ammo

Going to the range to simply burn ammo is fun, but that does improve your technique as much as deliberate training.

Proper Rifle Trigger Control for Speed and Accuracy

Proper shooting technique involves many different factors that all build on each other. Having good trigger control doesn’t make a difference if you have an improper grip. This is why it’s important in our training to focus on each link in the chain individually to ensure there are no weak links when all of these different skills are put together.


Proper Handgun Trigger Control for Speed and Accuracy

While there are many factors in ensuring your pistol is accurately pointing at the target and stays on target, trigger control is arguably the most difficult single element of shooting accurately. So naturally, proper trigger control is one of the best things you can train to improve your shooting skills.

How to Draw a Pistol from a Holster with Jerry Miculek

Jerry Miculek is a living legend. He holds a number of world records and countless shooting titles. In other words, he really knows what he’s talking about. In this video he goes over how to safely, and quickly draw a handgun from a holster.

How to Reload a Semi Automatic Pistol

Being able to quickly and efficiently reload a pistol is a handy still to have, even though it is rarely used in self defense situations.

The Origins of Gun Control are in Racism

Advocating for gun control is pushing to keep this racist initiative alive. Gun control is pushing for racial and social inequality. Advocating for gun rights is advocating for racial and social equality.

The Pros and Cons of Appendix Carry & Hip Carry

How people conceal carry pistols is very much a personal choice. There is no one size fits all scenario – it depends on a conceal carrier’s gun choice, wardrobe choice, skill with firearms, and build. Mat Best reviews two popular forms of conceal carry and the pros and cons of each.

Proper Muzzle Discipline – Critical for Firearm Safety, Especially Handguns

Firearm safety is the most important firearm skill to possess.

Why Would Someone Be Dumb Enough to Rob a Gun Shop?

Anyone here think it is a good idea to rob a gun shop? No? Well, you’re already smarter than this guy. The shop owner expertly defended himself and his employees, and there’s plenty of lessons we can learn from his actions.

Sig Sauer Academy Shows How to Shoot on the Move

Shooting on the move is a very important skill for conceal carriers and competition shooters. It’s more difficult than video games make it seem.

How to Watch for and Defend Against Sucker Punches

These guys are bouncers by trade, and see more scuffles than most anyone else outside of law enforcement. These guys know what to look for, because they encounter it on a nightly basis. When someone with that much experience start giving suggestions, it’s a good idea to take notice – it could save you from getting sucker punched.

Clerk Grabs Gun From Armed Robber – Wait for Your Counter Ambush

This is definitely one worth watching as it provides a real good laugh. When attacked, wait for your opportunity to turn the tables, and when it presents itself, take it.

A Stark Reminder to Keep Your Defensive Firearm Chambered (NSFL – Death)

If you are going to carry a concealed firearm to defend yourself, don’t half ass it. Train train train. Don’t risk escalating the situation if you do not have the skills to quickly and decisively end the conflict.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s View on Self Defense & the 2nd Amendment

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals. -Martin Luther King Jr.

Guy Almost Shoots Hand Off During Training

The rules of firearm safety exist for a reason. The slight wrong twitch of a finger, the slight failure of a mechanical part, the lack of attention at the wrong moment – all can result in serious injury or death.


How to Shoot Pistols with Both Eyes Open

Shooting with both eyes open provides a broader field of view which aids in practical pistol shooting.

First Aid Kit Essential Equipment

A basic first aid kit is a very useful item to keep in your range bag, vehicle, home, or EDC bag. I bought an assortment of small first aid bags and have them stashed in all of those places. Just like a conceal carry pistol, it’s better to have a first aid kit and not need it, than need it and not have it.

How to Shoot a Handgun from Cover

For the most obvious statement of the day, Hollywood has it wrong. Shooting from cover in real life is not the same as it is in the movies. Knowing the difference from real life technique and Hollywood style can mean the difference between life and death in a home defense or self defense situation.