Regardless of how long you’ve been involved with shooting sports – and yes, shooting is a sport! – one thing is for sure, there’s truly something for everyone. If competition is your jam, there are some popular ways to compete with your gun – whether you prefer your shotgun, your rifle, your pistol, or all... Continue Reading →
What is an AR Lower Receiver?
The term “lower receiver” gets tossed around a lot. But exactly what is a lower receiver?
Review: Why the Kimber Micro 9 Is My New Carry Pistol
Kimber Micro9 / Galco Holsters KingTuk Cloud I own a few different carry pistols that I’ve carried for self-defense over the past several years. They’re all great, reliable options and carry comfortably. I recently picked up a Kimber Micro 9, and it’s been my go-to EDC carry since the day I got it. There are... Continue Reading →
Tueller Drill: What Is It? Why Does It Matter?
The Tueller Drill is one of those shooting drills that you probably thought about a million times, but you never really knew what it was called. It’s pretty common to hear people inside the self-defense training community say something like, “Most defensive encounters happen within 21 feet, so practice shooting close.” In a nutshell, that’s... Continue Reading →
Why You Should Carry a Knife
From simple pocket knives to Swiss Army-style multi-tools, the choices, sizes, and styles of everyday carry blades are endless. If you’re not keeping a good knife on your body as part of your EDC, you’re skipping one of the basic essentials. To me, having a knife handy is a necessity. I use different knives for... Continue Reading →
What is the Best Beginner AR-15?
Modern sporting rifles have gained popularity over the past several years. If you’re new to shooting and looking for a rifle, AR-15s make a great beginner platform. An AR-15, contrary to what many uneducated in the field of firearms believe, is not an “assault rifle.” The AR stands for “ArmaLite Rifle,” after the company that originally developed the... Continue Reading →
WHAT IS THE BEST FIRST HANDGUN?
Buying your first gun can be a stressful time, especially if you’re inexperienced and new to shooting. As an instructor, I often get asked, “What’s the best first gun?” Many factors come in to play when you’re looking to purchase a gun, especially if it’s your first. Sometimes buyers are looking to buy a first... Continue Reading →