Firearm Training


Concealed Carry: Do You Need To Practice Fast-Holstering A Handgun?

The need to practice fast holstering a handgun for self-defense is debatable and in many cases dangerous.

Concealed Carry: Immersive Defensive Firearms Training

Defensive firearms training should go well past range time to realistic situations that prepare you for actual lethal force encounters.

Modern Shooter: Becoming A Tactical Athlete

The Modern Shooter team checks out the dedication to the craft and work required to take your shooting to the top of its game.

Gear Review: The Blowback Laser Trainer

Finding time to maintain shooting fundamentals can be a challenge, but the Blowback Laser Trainer provides a realistic solution.

How To: Mastering Carbine Basics With A .22 LR AR

Scale down to a .22 LR AR for mastery of the basics and cost-effective training.

Modern Shooter: At H&H Precision Rifles’ Shooting School

The Modern Shooter team discovers H&H Precision's shooting school is not summer camp — it's even better.
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How-To: Identify And Clear Handgun Malfunctions

Learn to quickly identify and clear the most common handgun malfunctions and get back in the game with these pistol malfunction drills.
This shooter controls the recoil in the Glock G35 with good fundamentals of Stance, Position and Grip.

Handgun Training: 7 Critical Aspects of Pistol Shooting

These seven fundamentals of handgun training apply whether you’re training for self-defense, competing at a match, on the silhouette range or plinking with a .22 pistol.

Ballistics Basics: Holding Or Dialing For Drop And Windage?

There are two methods of correcting for elevation and windage when shooting at extended distances — holding or dialing. The choice is yours.

How To: Safe Re-Holstering Tips

Procedural tactics regarding the safe holstering of a handgun have changed dramatically over the years. Here are some things to know.

How-To: Defining Your 1/3 Second Zero

Never heard of the 1/3 Second Zero technique to zero in a rifle? Read on: It will improve your hit success forever.

Bullet Trajectory: The Effects Of Humidity

Although it’s the least impactful of the three environmental variables, humidity does have an influence on your bullet’s trajectory.

One Word That Will Make You A Better Marksman

If you don't know how B.R.A.S.S. will make you a better marksman, it's high time you learned.

8 Steps To Better Long-Range Accuracy

Long-range shooting can be complex, but mastery of shooting fundamentals, effective practice and good habits still contribute most to long-range accuracy.

Ballistics Basics: The Effects Of Air Temperature On Bullet Flight

In the long-distance shooting ring, air temperature plays a much bigger role in ballistics than simply how comfortable you are while shooting.

Ballistics Basics: Addressing Air Pressure On Bullet Flight

At extended ranges, air pressure alters bullet flight — and impact — more than you might think.




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