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Best Defensive Ammo: 9mm vs. .40 S&W vs. .45 ACP

The debate on which is the best defensive pistol caliber continues.

Payton Miller

Great Self-Defense Handgun Training: Force-on-Force Scenarios

Force-on-force scenarios are the missing link in handgun training for personal defense and

Richard Nance

Malfunction-Clearing Techniques Need To Be Second Nature

Mastering malfunction-clearing techniques will get you out of a handgun jam calmly and quickly.

Richard Nance

Cover: You Recognize It, but Do You Know What To Do With It?

You know cover can stop a bullet, but can you get to it quickly and be proficient at shooting

Richard Nance

Tips on Buying a Used Defensive Handgun

Follow these tips on buying a used defensive handgun. Bargains abound in semiautomatics newer

Jeff John

Self-Defense: How to Search for Additional Threats

In a real-life situation, you need to make sure the known threat is neutralized before

Richard Nance

5 Pistol Training Drills to Enhance Your Shooting Skills

Here are five proven drills to enhance and sharpen your pistol-shooting skills.

Richard Nance

Reloading During a Gunfight

While it's not all that likely you'll have to reload your pistol during a gunfight, the

Richard Nance

11 Best Defensive Pistols Under $500

You don't have to spend a lot of money on a defense pistol to effectively protect your home

Brad Fitzpatrick

Using Cover for Self Defense

Recognizing and properly using cover can save your life. It's important to know what will and

Richard Nance

Best Shot Placement for Self Defense

A handgun round isn't going to do much to halt an attack if it's not hitting something vital.

Richard Nance

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