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It’s important to practice the reload with a handgun or long gun. This can easily be done during dry practice—just make sure you use dummy rounds.

Dry Fire Training To Improve Defensive Handgun Skills

Lack of rang time is no excuse for gather rust. Here's the dry fire training that will keep your defensive handgun skills sharp as a tack.
When you can’t get close or you have to shoot over or around obstacles, a tripod is the most important tool in your toolbox.

Precision Rifle Training: The Edge You Need For Hunting Season

Precision rifle shooting is the fastest-growing segment of the hunting industry, training should go hand-in-hand with it.
Bipod design matters when it comes to recoil management.

Recoil Management: Accuracy Hinges On Absorbing The Shock

There's more to accuracy than breathe and trigger control. Recoil management is as fundamental as any of the other shooting fundamentals.
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Long-Range Shooting: Becoming Your Own Spotter

You won't always have a buddy on the glass next to you, so becoming your own spotter is key for consistent long-range shooting success.
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7 Steps To Control Fear And Make Sound Decisions Under Stress

A life-or-death situation is no time to freeze up. Here are 7 steps that ensure you won't.
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The Shot Timer And Defensive Handgun Training

Not simply a tool of competitive shooters, the shot timer is the ideal instrument to sharpen life-saving handgun skills.
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Gun Digest’s 10 Best Shooting Drills And Firearms Training Posts

Get trigger time with these shooting drills and employ the rock-solid training techniques and you’re certain to see your groups shrink and your skills improve.
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MantisX: Simple And Effective Training

A visual trainer that tracks and measures your movements as you draw and break each shot, the Mantisx Shooting Performance System proves invaluable in dry and live fire
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Going Hands-On With Your Long-Range Shooting Development

Grounding your fundamentals and improving your long-range shooting skills isn't an armchair game. Hands-on instruction and competition puts an edge on your marksmanship.
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Video: Challenging Your Handgun Skills With The Shadowland Drill

Richard Mann’s Shadowland Drill sharpens important handgun skills in a single course of fire
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Video: Perfecting The Failure Drill For Self-Defense

Developed by Col. Jeff Cooper, the failure drill prepares you for defensive shooting situations where a center mass shot doesn't do the job.
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Long-Range Shooting: Old School Vs. New School

Products and theories evolve quickly in the shooting world, but you still get to decide what works for you. A mix of old and new is a lethal combination when it comes to long-range shooting.
The Turkish-made Sarsilmaz SAR 9 is a full-size polymer pistol with a modular grip and ambidextrous thumb safety.

6 Defensive Handgun Drills to Master

Here are six handgun drills that are certain to get you closer to mastering the art of the pistol.
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How To Read Mirage To Control For Wind

While it takes time, coaching and practice, learning to read the mirage will help you own long-range shooting.
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Video: Transferring Your Pistol To Your Support Hand

A primer to moving your pistol from one hand to another quickly, safely and efficiently.
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Should You Unplug From Your Ballistic Calculator?

Remember: Your ballistic calculator is designed to complement your shooting, not become a crutch.
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