Firearm Training


Wheel Weight Bullets

When money's tight - or even when it's not - don't overlook bullet casting as an affordable way to churn out some fine projectiles.

The Long-Range Handgun Load

Shooting traditional handgun cartridges at long range takes practice and careful loading. You have to do a lot of things right to make it work, starting with the handgun load.

Hands On! Stoney Point Shooting Sticks

You want to stay mobile. You want a solid shooting rest. You want Stoney Point Shooting Sticks.

Optics Options Abound

Better hunting optics deliver more detail, brighter images, clearer aim and less eye-strain during long glassing sessions. Here's a look at some of the best scopes and binoculars.
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Reloading: Why is the .270 Winchester Still Around?

Though the author never warmed to it, the .270 Winchester has plenty of reasons to prove its worth, not the least of which is its popularity.

Armed Self-Defense for Gun Owners, New and Old

The gun salesman of the year, aka Barack Obama, has put guns into the hands of thousands of people who never before owned them. Maybe that is you; maybe it's one of your friends or co-workers; maybe you've owned guns for years but want to get advanced level training.
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Towsley On Target: The Big (.50 BMG) Guns

In this web exclusive feature, Bryce Towsley admits his new addiction to the big .50 BMG guns: How much fun they are to shoot, and custom build.

Tactical Video: Massad Ayoob’s Sustained Fire Drill

Respected firearms trainer Massad Ayoob demonstrates and explains the sustained fire drill.

Tactical Video: Taking the Front Sight Challenge

The Front Sight challenge pits everyday gun owners against police and tactical professionals in a friendly, head-to-head competition. This is Reality TV for Gun Digest fans.

Make An Accurate .22 Semi-Auto

You can have an accurate .22 semi-auto even if you don't want a heavy rifle or don't want to spend a tub of money on a heavy custom barrel.

Playing the Angles

Shooting up or down a steep angle is a math problem that must be solved to get the bullet on target.

A ‘Shotgun’ Wedding

Shooting ranges are proving to be the perfect venues for bachelor parties. Just ask the author.
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Cowboy Up: Cowboy Action Shooting Primer

A brief primer on cowboy action shooting, partner. The gun writer with no name gives today's gun fighters a run for their money.

Camp Perry 2008 Report

A report and photos from Camp Perry 2008!

Hands On! Wiley X Gives Eyes Fashion, Function

These glasses look good and provide extra protection against flying debris and dust.

Hands On! Gold Line Holsters Hold Tight

A good holster must do many things. The Gould & Goodrich B800-194 Gold Line holster does it all while looking good.

MUST READ ARTICLES

Firearm training articles and gun videos to get you on target. Improve your shooting skills, learn concealed carry techniques, practice shooting drills and find the best firearm instructors and schools. Firearms training begins with knowledge, research and a commitment to learn – you’ve come to the right place. Also see: Gun ReviewsHandgunsRiflesShotgunsMuzzleloadersAR-15sConcealed Carry


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