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Low-Light Shooting

Video: Illuminating Low-Light Shooting Particulars

An engagement can happen at any time, day or night. With this in mind, learning low-light shooting basics is imperative to have an upper hand in lethal-force encounters.
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Aiming A Defensive Handgun, Is There One Right Way?

Contrary to popular belief, there's no one right way to aim a defensive handgun. The dynamic situation requires multiple techniques to quickly get on target.
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Top .380 Pistol Options For Deep Carry (2021)

With improvements in defensive ammunition, the .380 pistol has surged in popularity? What are the top picks in the small and concealable option?
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.357 Magnum Revolver: Controllable Concealed Carry Options

The .357 Magnum revolver soldiers on, a fine choice for concealed carry ... if you hunt out the right piece.
The new super aggressive grip texture is going to keep your gun planted in your hands during recoil.

FN 509 LS Edge: Extreme Versatility Defined

Optics ready and capable in many roles, the FN 509 LS Edge proves itself a tactical jack-of-all-trades.
Draw from Seated

Video: Learning To Draw From Seated

Given most of us spend the better part of our days with duffs firmly planted, learning to draw from a seated position is a key self-defense skill.
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Video: Getting A Grip On The Support-Hand-Only Draw

The support-hand-only draw isn't an easy maneuver, but it can be a life saver.
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.357 Magnum: The Pros And Cons For Self-Defense

We weigh the pros and cons of the .357 Magnum as a defensive cartridge to see if the time-tested option is the right fit for you.
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Glock P80: The One That Started It All

A throwback Glock? You heard right and the P80 has all the utilitarian charm of the original Pistole 80.
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Shoulder Holster: 8 Pro Up-Top Carry Options (2021)

The shoulder holster isn't just for cinematic good and bad guys. It has a role in real life as these seven upper-body rigs prove.
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Taurus 1911 Commander: Steel At A Steal

The all-steel Taurus 1911 Commander pulls off the compact iteration of the icon flawlessly at a price that can't be beat.
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7 Top Double-Stack 9mm Pistols For Concealed Carry (2021)

Double-stack 9mm pistols abound, find out the top options in this class of handgun for concealed carry.
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Video: The Basics Of A Strong-Hand-Only Draw

A basic skill, learning strong-hand-only draw, presentation and shooting ensures you're never out of the fight.
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Pocket Holsters: 11 Options For Easy Everyday Carry (2021)

Here are several pocket holsters that simplify carrying a self-defense gun and keep it at the ready.
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8 Top Micro 9mm Handguns For Everyday Carry (2021)

These micro 9mm options are more than ready for everyday carry and backup-gun duty.
Clothing

Video: Clearing Clothing On The Draw

While it might not seem so, a shirt or jacket is a huge boundary in defending yourself. If you can't clear clothing on the draw, you might find yourself empty-handed in a lethal-force situation.
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