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Brian Purkiss, Author at Locked Back

Steel is fun. Falling steel is more fun. Lots of falling steel is super fun!

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Moving quickly is a critical skill for competitive and defensive shooters alike.

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FN has released the improved FN 509, optics and suppressor ready with legendary FN Reliability.

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A lightweight AR-15 makes quite the improvement on the overall handling of the firearm, as well as reducing fatigue when carrying the rifle for an extended period of time.

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Here are some lessons learned from a night shooting competition, applicable for home defense, conceal carriers, and competitors.

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If a shooter is consistently missing to the left or right, what’s the cause?

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Have you ever tried shooting a pistol without using your sights? It’s an important skill if you want to be able to use a gun in a defensive encounter.

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Imagine having to be careful about what you say online or risk losing your right to bear arms. That is the reality in the UK & it is what the anti-gun movement is fighting for in America.

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A slight cant in a rifle can turn an easy shot into a miss.

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Gunfights and other self-defense encounters are fast and brutal. They require emotional strength and sharp skills.

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Have you ever seen a defensive gun use where both parties just stood there shooting at each other? No? Then learn how to shoot on the move!

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If the media would put children’s lives above ad revenue and adjust their reporting habits, we could have at least a one-third reduction in mass shootings.

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Many of the activities we participate in are inherently dangerous. From driving a vehicle on a highway to riding a bicycle to participating in shooting sports. All of these activities are dangerous, which is why we have safety rules to abide by. Follow these safety rules and all of these activities can be done safely….

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There is nothing “common sense” about calling pistol grips deadly.

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Transitional spaces have a higher likelihood of needing to defend yourself – vehicles are such spaces.

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Criminals prefer soft targets, so they seek out ways to avoid armed victims.

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Conceal carry doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. In fact, it should be comfortable as it’s something we do all day, every day.

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Poor trigger finger replacement can cause missed shots. This quick tip can be a big help in improving accuracy.

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No one has ever said after a gunfight, “I wish I had less ammo.

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The SBR is surrounded by myths – Aaron Cowan takes a look at two of the most common myths.

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