Shooting & Training

Tactical Firearms Training and Women

Tactical Firearms Training and Women

Here is the first of 3 videos on the subject of tactical training and women with special guest Glen Stilson of Independence Training  ..

Gun Scopes 101 - How To Use & Find The Best Scope

Gun Scopes 101 - How To Use & Find The Best Scope

Gun Scopes 101 - How To Use & Find The Best Scope If you've ever considered getting a gun scope but you're not sure where to start, whether you are a beginner or simply need more info on gun scopes, this crash course into gun scopes is designed for you. The decision to own a gun is a serious decision, one th..

NRA Women Tips and Tactics Video Series by Carrie Lightfoot

NRA Women Tips and Tactics Video Series by Carrie Lightfoot

Carrie Lightfoot: The Right Holster for You  Carrie Lightfoot: Getting Started with Concealed Carry  Carrie Lightfoot: Personal Concealed Carry ​System Carrie Lightfoot: Which Gun Do I Choose? Carrie Lightfoot: Drawing from Concealment ..

The AR15 - The Facts - Infographic

The AR15 - The Facts - Infographic

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The Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun - An Unusual Review

The Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun - An Unusual Review

Usually a firearm review is written by, well the reviewer. Usually by a gun writer for a specific publication or by an individual or shooter who has some experience with a variety of firearms. Well, this review is going to be completely different. Yes, I will share my personal thoughts and opinions about the Beretta..

The Truth About The TWAW Instructor Courses

The Truth About The TWAW Instructor Courses

View course information here I don't talk about our instructor certification courses much, but after spending last weekend with 15 more amazing women who are determined to push through whatever it took to become the best firearms instructors they could be, I just can't resist. When I launched this division of The We..

Dana Loesch - Truly A Well Armed Woman

Dana Loesch - Truly A Well Armed Woman

I had the chance to sit down and talk with Dana Loesch following her book signing at the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Nashville TN. I watched her sign hundreds of books, each one with a smile and a pose for photos. She had been on her feet for hours and I marveled at the enthusiasm she still had to sit down ..

A Revelation

A Revelation

I was very fortunate to be invited to participate in Beretta’s 1st Tactical Summit held at the elite Academi training facility in Moyock NC. Top gun industry writers from all over the country attended to get hands on training with the full line of Beretta tactical firearms. Just getting the chance to learn about th..

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - It's A Package Deal

The Well Armed Woman TODAY - It's A Package Deal

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Finally...Ammunition Demystified

Finally...Ammunition Demystified

  Ammunition…To the new shooter trying to understand even the basics of ammunition can cause great confusion and anxiety. I remember going to the gun store as a new shooter and being completely lost in the sea of boxes, numbers, calibers, grains, letters and jargon. I had no idea what I was looking at or how to..

Do You Get A Kick Out Of Shooting

Do You Get A Kick Out Of Shooting

By Guest Contributor Dawn Brown Recoil, also known as kick or kickback, is the backward momentum of a gun when it is fired.  Many beginners are very concerned about how much recoil a gun is going to produce when it fires.  That is completely understandable because if you’ve never shot a gun before, y..

My Defensive Handgun Training at Thunder Ranch

My Defensive Handgun Training at Thunder Ranch

It was a long day of travel - I kept wondering why did Thunder Ranch have to be so far away in the mountains? Once I arrived I quickly understood. The property was breathtaking. The facilities even more impressive. This was way more than a shooting range, this was a serious training facility - surrounded by G..

Eat Your Vegetables

Eat Your Vegetables

“I don't want any vegetables, thank you. I paid for the cow to eat them for me.” Doug Coupland "Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon." Doug Larson I have noticed something very interesting. I post a photo on Facebook of a cat wielding a machine g..

Love Is A Many Splendored Thing

Love Is A Many Splendored Thing

Ahh, a new relationship. The excitement, the long talks, spending as much time together as you possibly can. These things are all part of any new significant relationship. You explore each other, learn everything you can about the other and eventually know everything there is to know.  People begin to say the two ..

Hands

Hands

Each of our hands consists of 27 bones, 29 major joints, 34 muscles, 123 ligaments, 30 arteries, and the zillions of nerve and blood vessel branches. These all work together in such amazing ways, you have to marvel at how they all collaborate to do the most intricate of tasks. Our ability to handle and shoot our fir..

Ladies Night

Ladies Night

        "Oh yes it's ladies night And the feeling's right   Oh yes it's ladies night          Oh what a night (oh what a night)  This is your night, tonight, everything going to be all right"   I k..